Acrylic plastic refers to a family of synthetic, or man-made, plastic materials containing one or more derivatives of acrylic acid. The most common acrylic plastic is polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), which is sold under the brand names of Plexiglas, Lucite, Perspex, and Crystallite. PMMA is a tough, highly transparent material…[Читать далее]
What does the fire retardant wadding protect?
The purpose of Fireproof Flame Retardant Wadding is to protect the parachute from the heat of the ejection charge. This is a type of cloth wadding that does not need to be replaced between flights. It saves money, especially on large diameter rockets that would need a lot of regular disposable…[Читать далее]
How Galvanized Sheet Metal Is Used For Everyday Projects
Did you know that galvanization is the process of applying a protective zinc coating to steel or iron to prevent rusting? The most common method in Gi Coil Sheet metal fabrication shops is hot-dip galvanizing. This is the process of submerging metal
parts in a bath of molten zinc to…[Читать далее]
Save Space and Energy with A Bathroom Wall LED Mirror
Thinking of purchasing an LED mirror for your bathroom? LED Bathroom Mirror Lights are a
great addition as they help in providing some much-needed light when you are getting ready in the morning. When purchasing a mirror, you will need to
consider a few things before going ahead with…[Читать далее]
Choosing the right dinnerware set for your home
The importance of a dinnerware set for your home
Dinnerware or tableware is hardly ever used and yet, it is an important aspect of our culture. Chinese New Year, Christmas, Birthdays, just to name a
Why Glass Bottle Packaging Is Becoming More Popular
A large part of the carbon footprint of wine comes from packaging. Can paper bottles reduce their impact? In terms of sustainability and improved
ecological practices, it is difficult to find an industry that does not focus on the future. Although the environmental impact of many sectors…[Читать далее]
Marine Propulsion Systems: More Than Moving Ships Through the Water
Marine Propulsion Systems move ships through the water, ensures a better safety standard
for the marine ecosystem and are cost-efficient. Worldwide goals have been set for emission reductions for the maritime sector.
"The IMO is targeting a reduction in the carbon…[Читать далее]
Dogs and the Pool: What You Need to Know
Many dogs love to go swimming, especially in the heat of summer. If you have your own Pet Care
Equipment you might have considered letting your water-loving dog swim in it. Allowing your dog to swim in the pool is not an entirely bad idea, but
there are some things you should consider first.…[Читать далее]
Seat belt safety statistics & facts 2021
Why are seat belts important?
There’s a reason why your parents always nag you to wear your seat belt. A seat belt can not only keep you safe but save your life in an accident. The
NHTSA estimates that seat belt use has saved almost 375,000 lives since 1975.
There are several benefits to < …[Читать далее]
What are screw anchors?
Power Driver Screw Anchors are inserts, typically made from plastic, metal, or
fiber, which enable the attachment of screws into brittle materials — such as masonry or drywall. Known as wall plugs in the UK, screw anchors are available
in many forms and offer anchoring solutions for different substrates at v…[Читать далее]
Everything You Need to Know About Die Cutting
What is die cutting?
Die cutting is a broad term, but in crafting, the act of die cutting refers to a process in which you use a machine to mass-produce cut-out shapes. You
can create the same shape, with the exact same dimensions, over and over without using scissors, stencils, or a craft…[Читать далее]
Is Paper Lunch Box More Affordable than Plastic Container?
When you started your research to find the right packaging for your restaurant, you quickly realized that there was a multitude of different packaging
options. Different materials, different shapes, different designs, etc. Depending on your needs, the choice can be complicated. To…[Читать далее]
What are the benefits of seaweed?
Seaweed grows in or near salty waters. There are several types, and they generally contain many healthful minerals that are easy for the body to break down. Adding seaweed to the diet may help with thyroid function, digestive health, and weight loss.
Types of seaweed include:
1. nori…[Читать далее]
What Is the Difference Between API and Pharmaceutical Intermediates?
What is the difference between API and pharmaceutical intermediates? The main difference between the two is that the API is an active product that has completed the synthesis route, and the intermediate is a product in a certain place in the synthesis route.…[Читать далее]
Accelerating growth in auto parts e-commerce
The UK automotive parts supply chain has been transformed by the emergence of e-commerce and the changing behaviour of car owners. Online parts sales are growing at a rate of around 10.5% a year (CAGR) compared with 3% for the whole UK aftermarket and, according to the Society of Motor…[Читать далее]
Overview of CNC Machining Process
Evolving from the numerical control (NC) machining process which utilized punched tape cards, CNC machiningis a manufacturing process which utilizes computerized controls to operate and manipulate machine and cutting tools to shape stock material—e.g., metal, plastic, wood, foam, composite, etc.—into cus…[Читать далее]
Everything you need to know about Gas Solenoid Valves
Gas Solenoid Valves are as versatile as they are useful. Translating electrical impulses, to open and close the valve, they control the flow of gas in a wide range of industrial and residential applications. In this tutorial article, PIF takes a closer look at what Gas Solenoid Valves do,…[Читать далее]
Types of Sewing Machines and their Uses
A sewing machine consists of four basic mechanisms: a take-up mechanism, a needle-motion mechanism, a material-feeding mechanism, and a bobbin. Its proper operation requires a delicate balance of these mechanisms. This paper introduces a computer-simulation model that represents these mechanisms and…[Читать далее]
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