How we used to bend metal.

How we used to bend metal.

The modern world has meant that we need to get more out of metal and we need it to get into more complicated shapes. Before the invention of bending machines the job was a pretty laborious process and it did not always give the best results when we did it. However with  equipement like the Euromac Bending Machines we are now able to bend metal in a variety of shapes using torsion, offset or Edgeware…

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Facts to know about your garage

Facts to know about your garage

Most homes nowadays come with a garage alongside the home dwelling. With more and more people owning at least one car it is important that households have a garage and a driveway if possible, although some new build areas have opted for inner courtyard parking instead. When it comes to your garage there are a few things that you might want to know. Image credit Garage are classed as outbuildings and as such they are…

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Interesting facts about Excel that everyone should know

Interesting facts about Excel that everyone should know

Microsoft excel is a spreadsheet software application that is used by millions of people around the world. Whether recording financial information or complex database style information the application has come a long way since its creation. Image Credit Excel was first created in 1985 and was going to be called Multiplan. It was originally only available to Mac users following a deal between Microsoft and Apple. It has since been rolled out to all microsoft…

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The possible problems with pipes.

The possible problems with pipes.

All of our homes need pipes. Without the humble pipe we would not be able to heat our homes or have the flow if both hot and cold water through it. It’s not just fluids that pass through the pipes, it is also the question of natural gas for cooking as well. The problem with pipes is that they can become damaged and cracked allowing for the leakage of whatever is in the pipes to…

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Finding the perfect lounge chair

Finding the perfect lounge chair

Besides looking stylish, the most important aspect when choosing furniture for most people is comfort. When you want to relax after a long day at work, it is impossible to be satisfied if you are not comfortable with your furniture. That’s why, when the time comes to invest in your next lounge furniture, focus on comfort and avoid uncomfortable furniture related problems – namely back problems and poor posture. Ideally, you will seek comfort and…

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How to buy condoms without being embarrassed

How to buy condoms without being embarrassed

If you’re having sex, then it’s perfectly normal to be buying condoms – but somehow we can end up feeling embarrassed! So why not plan ahead to avoid that awkward feeling when you find yourself in your local supermarket or pharmacy, trying to work out what you need. Image Credit Plan ahead Firstly, know what you are looking for. There are so many different condoms on the market and each offers something a little different…

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When noise becomes too much

When noise becomes too much

Noise is everywhere. Whether you live in an Urban or rural setting you can’t help but notice it. It may be the thunder of lorries or the rumble of agricultural machinery. In 1959 the problem was becoming intolerable for many people, but it was John Connell who decided he’d had enough and set about forming the Noise abatement society. The aim was to give those people who were living in areas blighted by noise a…

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The advantages and disadvantages of plasma spraying

The advantages and disadvantages of plasma spraying

Plasma spraying is a manufacturing process that involves using an extremely hot gas to warm up coating materials. These materials range from different glasses to plastics. As the high temperature gas is the primary heat source, it becomes electronically-charged. The coating materials are then sprayed evenly onto the substrate material. This is known as coating the substrate. This method is highly popular and is one of the most frequently used thermal spray coating techniques. Its…

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