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How Does A Penetrating Concrete Sealer Work?

20th September 2012
A penetrating concrete sealer relies on the ability of a surface to absorb liquids based on three factors, the porosity of the surface, its surface energy and the surface tension of the liquid. Most concrete construction materials, or stone for that matte... Read >
Author: RexMaster

Well Known Problems in TIG Welding

30th March 2012
Welding, as is known to many, is the process used for fusing metals. There are different types of welding processes like arc welding, gas welding and resistance welding. TIG or Gas Tungsten Arc may be described as a type of gas metal arc welding. In TIG w... Read >
Author: Oleg Gladshteyn

Things to consider for Conditioning and Cleaning Granite and Marble Easily and Thoroughly

26th July 2011
Cleaning granite, marble, travertine, or perhaps limestone calls for different attention and care as compared to most other home items. Just like there are particular products meant for commode bowls, stoves, cookware, and so forth., you will find exclusi... Read >
Author: Louis Black

Typical Defects of Ductile Iron Castings

13th April 2011
The following typical defects of ductile iron castings are based on the experiences of process engineers from Dandong Foundry in China. We hope these information could be helpful for other iron foundries and casting buyers. 1. abnormal and degraded nod... Read >
Author: ironfoundry

Concrete X-ray

28th March 2011
Looking to use a tool or a device to locate reinforcing steel, conduit and concrete voids or masonry structures of high thickness as much as 24 inches or more? Here, sharp, high-definition radiographs that can be further utilized to determine the exact lo... Read >
Author: Jame Mark

Benefits of Ipe Wood over PVC Decking

27th September 2010
There are many different factors to consider when choosing the right product for decking. Hardwood decking, like Ipe, provides the best quality and is the most advantageous option. PVC decking, while it is popular, is definitely not the logical choice. ... Read >
Author: gwatson

What is the Difference Between Porcelain, Stoneware and Earthenware Ceramic?

25th June 2010
A lot of the times people are puzzled by the usage of these terms and their differences; the fact is they are all types of traditional ceramics. They are all made using the basic material clay. There are other sub categories of ceramics besides these thre... Read >
Author: Tobias Z.

Basics of shielded metal arc welding or SMAW

21st January 2010
SMAW is commonly referred as shielded metal arc welding. It is also called as Manual Metal Arc (MMA). A consumable electrode which is coated with flux is used to make welds in this type of welding. The electric arc is formed by either using alternating or... Read >
Author: gavinbone

Tips to Keep Your Designer Handbag Looking like New

11th August 2009
A beautiful new handbag can be a bit of an investment, so, you want to keep it looking like new. A designer handbag that looks like it has been through a war is about as good as a cheap handbag that you picked up off the street and looks almost the same. ... Read >
Author: MegaH

Tips on Caring for Turquoise Jewelry

09th April 2009
Turquoise is quite commonly used making turquoise pendants, earrings, bracelets, and other fashion and fine jewelry. Chemically, turquoise is a formed from phosphatic compounds of copper and aluminum. The characteristic blue color of the stone is due to ... Read >
Author: Dale Arnold

Marble Tile and Countertops: Care and Cleaning Tips

21st January 2009
Marble tile is made by cutting large marble rock pieces according to the required sizes. Marble is a metamorphic rock made from metamorphosis of limestone which contains mainly calcium carbonate. Marble tile is not as hard as other hard stone tiles like g... Read >
Author: yxpweed

Why Brushed And Leather Finish Kitchen Countertops are popular?

09th January 2009
The importance of countertops is in setting the design and working height of your kitchen. The homeowner is on constant lookout and wants something new in design, color and size. This emerging trend in kitchen and bathroom countertops has forced the fabri... Read >
Author: Govindan

NDT FPI Degreaser Chemical Cleaning Equipment

09th September 2008
About Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection Line: Surface defects may seem tiny and insignificant but they can develop into cracks, leading to failure of structures. Hence they can be detrimental to the working part and its operation on the long run. Fluore... Read >
Author: UNIWES

Sterling Silver and Allergies to Metal

15th November 2007
Sterling Silver and AllergiesThe truth is people are not usually allergic to silver or sterling silver. Rather a metal known as nickel, which has been used in sterling silver. Sterling silver is an alloy consisting of 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals, t... Read >
Author: starsilver
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