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How To Properly Clean An Oil Immersion Lens Used In A Microscope

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Properly Clean An Oil Immersion Lens Used In A Microscope

Oil immersion lenses are used in microscopy due to providing enhanced resolution of images. Immersion oil lenses are designed to be dipped into the oil so a thin film covers the glass. While this technique offers superior viewing of a specimen, it complicates the lens maintenance process and can cause significant damage to both optical and non-optical surfaces on the microscope if improperly handled. Below is how you can thoroughly and carefully clean an oil immersion lens: Tools and materials needed Lens tissues – always use high-quality...

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The Truth Behind Eight Big Myths Of Geothermal Heating

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Truth Behind Eight Big Myths Of Geothermal Heating

As an increasing number of companies make the transition to more eco-friendly operations, even things like the building’s HVAC system need to be considered. If you’re looking for an effective commercial heating system for your building that will help you reduce your environmental footprint, geothermal heating is a great option. Unfortunately, many people overlook these systems due to myths about their operation. Here’s a look at several of the most common myths about geothermal heating and the real facts behind them. Myth:...

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Can You 3D Print Wiring For A 3D Printed House?

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If recent news stories have piqued your interest in constructing a 3D printed house, you may be wondering about what must happen after the 3D printing itself has taken place. While these houses can be constructed at a very low cost — as low as $5,000 per home built — this cost generally doesn’t include electricity, plumbing, or any of the other necessities you’ll need to make your house habitable. However, there are technological developments in the works to allow you to 3D print not only the exterior structure of your...

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Prepare Your Overhead Crane With Adequate Lighting And Other Safety Features

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Safely operating workplace machinery requires adequate lighting. However, overhead cranes are designed in a way that can inhibit good lighting. And lighting isn’t the only issue when working heavy equipment. Other optional accessories increase the safety of your crew. Below are some crane features to consider which decrease hazards at your work site. Equip Your Crane with Lights Because overhead cranes run the length of the ceiling, they easily obstruct the lighting in a warehouse. To combat this drawback, cranes should be equipped with...

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FAQs About Renting Dumpsters For Short-Term DIY Home Renovation Projects

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you are ripping off your roofing or renovating your kitchen or bathroom, you’ll need to rent a dumpster. But, there’s more to renting a dumpster than you may realize. Here are a few frequently asked questions, and questions that should be frequently asked (but aren’t), when it comes to renting dumpsters for DIY home renovation projects. Will You Need a Permit? You will need to get a permit to keep the dumpster in the street if you don’t have a driveway or yours is not large enough for a dumpster. Call your...

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Hints And Tips For Safely Storing And Handling Scrap Metal

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Throughout the past decade, collecting and selling discarded steel and aluminum has become a popular way to cash in on rising scrap prices. If you’ve thought about getting some extra pocket change by storing those aluminum cans you’d normally leave curbside or collecting random metal scrap, then you’ll want to read these tips on storing and handling these valuable materials. Consider Your Storage Options Before you set about collecting your scrap metal, you’ll want to find a good place to keep it safe and secure. There...

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5 Forms Of Essential Security Protection For PLC Systems

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Businesses often rely on the automation of PLC systems to produce products, run assembly lines, and ensure secure packing. While it’s become the norm to rely on the advanced technology found in an Eaton PLC, it’s also important to have specific security functions for the machines. PLCs use both physical hardware and computer software to work together and each has vulnerabilities that must be secured to help protect companies. Consider the following five security upgrades that can improve the performance of a PLC and ensure...

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