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The Hardware Store for Designers

The Hardware Store for Designers

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The First Desktop Waterjet Cutter by WAZER Risks and challenges Mechanical WAZER is an incredibly complex machine, combining hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and electrical systems. It’s a lot of components that need to work together seamlessly. That’s why we are a team of four engineers, with experience building machines and consumer products. Circular Dual Lit Fiber Optic Display Product Details This technology incorporates a proprietary abrasion process that causes plastic optical fiber panels to glow uniformly. Most of these processed backlighting panels are constructed of .010" diameter plastic optical fibers. Utilizing a reflective backing, the panel can be as thin as .013" for a single layer device. Two or more layers provide greater brightness and improved uniformity. This technology is ideal for backlighting membrane switches, LCDs, panels, control consoles, PRNDLs, keyless entry, machine vision, man-machine interface, elastomeric keypads, courtesy lights, signs, and point of purchase (POP) overlays.

Pressurised System Installations, Athboy, Co Meath, Ireland, Renewable Heating and Energy, Solar Panels, Condensing Boilers, Wood Pellet Boilers, Thermal Energy, Heat Pumps, Heat Recovery Ventilation, Condensing Gas Boilers, Stoves, Underfloor Heating, Pr Pressurised hot water systems are often called unvented systems. In an unvented system, incoming pressurised cold water typically enters a hot water tank suitable for pressurised water up to 10 -13 bar where it is heated either directly by means of electrical immersion (direct); or by means of heat exchanger coils within the vessel (indirect). Traditionally, houses would use a single coil fed from the gas/oil boiler. However, if one chooses to integrate solar collectors a second coil is required. Cold water from the mains is delivered to the base of the cylinder, the water is heated.

Plastic to oil fantastic, Japan This video brief about the invention of a plastic-to-oil converting machine went viral and exceeded 3.7 million views on YouTube. This is evidence that concern over “the plastic problem” is certainly not going away, despite encouraging bans on and decreases in the use of plastic shopping bags. Here on Our World, on the video’s YouTube page and those of re-posters too, as well as on the hot Reddit Science link, the topic has generated much interest and debate amongst commenters. Many think that this type of recycling is not a solution, but that instead the world should be seriously focused on the first “R” — which is reduce. We should shun single-use plastic (such as your average PET bottle or disposable container) altogether, they argue.

Smelting Foundry Part I It’s been in my to-do list for a long time and now it’s getting built,the smelting foundry. After spending couple nights searching the interwebs for resources on the subject I was ready to start on my own. so here I present to you,the design plans and the build log. FabKit The First Professional CO2 Laser Kit The FabKit is no ordinary laser cutter, designed and manufactured in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The FabKit offers a professional, opensource CO2 Laser system at a competitive price. Electroluminescent (EL) Panel - 10cm x 10cm Blue This is a big sheet of flexible plastic coated with EL material so its like one big glowing square. Add a small inverter and you can add a cool glowing square to anything, clothes, shoes, anything. EL panel is the big sister to EL wire - it has the same glow effect but with a flat shape instead of a round shape. This is a big sheet of flexible plastic coated with EL material so its like one big glowing square. It emits an even glow over the entire shape.

The Fiscally Fit Man What You Can Learn from Sports MascotsBy J. Rentilly April 15, 2014 If there's one essential fashion tip to be gleaned from the flamboyant world of professional sports mascots—you know, the slapstick San Diego Chicken or the green and goofy Phillie Phanatic—it is this:... Survive the Shark Tank! 25 Awesome Tools for Choosing a Website Color Scheme 25 Awesome Tools for Choosing a Website Color Scheme As a designer, color management should be an integral part of your workflow. A website’s color scheme helps shape its identity and therefore should not be carelessly thrown together.

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