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Industry

Practical Uses of Carbon Fibre Fabric

Carbon fibre is mostly based on a tar like petrol based pitch, or a plastic commonly used for clothing textiles called polyacrylonitrile. It has an ability to withstand high temperatures and its molecular structure is much like graphite; very stable, giving it a high melting point and making it less likely to […]

Science

How Welding Works for Beginners

When most people hear the term "welding" they probably picture a guy wearing a medieval-looking mask, holding a blow torch to a giant piece of metal while sparks fly all around him. While this isn't completely off, it doesn't take into account the huge role that welding plays in industrial […]

Exteriors Interiors

Basic Ways how Granite Can Be Used

Granite is one of the most accepted construction resources of all. It has been taken into consideration for thousands of years in both outdoor as well as indoor uses. Granite rock is used in bridges, buildings, monuments, pavement and many different external projects. As far as consideration of indoors, graceful […]

Automotive

How to Check Your Tires for Wear

Tire maintenance is rarely at the front of most people’s minds. You expect your car to always be available and ready to take you wherever you’re going. However, taking proper care of your tires is as important as regular oil changes and general maintenance to your vehicle for safety and […]

Science

How do Buildings Handle Mother Nature at Her Most Extreme?

Extreme weather conditions and natural disasters cause hundreds of fatalities a year and cause billions of pounds worth of damage. Due to advances in design technology and materials, architects and construction genius´ are miraculously coming up with new design concepts to create structures that can withstand extreme conditions to protect […]

Employment

Career Considerations for Non-College Graduates

Times are more challenging nowadays, and this goes for people of all backgrounds and educational attainments. I am a university graduate myself, and I still cling to my current gigs because the pickings are still relatively slim. Two of my brothers dropped out of college years ago, given that the […]