Wide Area Network (WAN)

Types and Characteristics of WANs What is a WAN? There are two prevailing definitions of a Wide Area Network (WAN). The book definition of a WAN is a network that spans large geographical locations, usually to interconnect multiple Local Area Networks (LANs). The practical definition of a WAN is a network that traverses a public…

Different Types of Tap

Bib tap Usually brass finished but also available chromium-plated. Has horizontal inlet. Brass taps with a threaded outlet for a hose connector are often used as garden taps. Inlet has BSP male thread. The tap is often connected to a wall plate elbow fitting for mechanical security. Sink tap Often chromium finish. Has vertical inlet.…

The Enemies Of A Great Dane

How sad it is to think of the fact that the Great Dane is not a long-lived breed. Their lifespan is generally seven to ten years, perhaps longer if well taken cared of. However, a Great Dane may not reach his average lifespan due to some problems. Lack of nutrition, lack of grooming, owner’s negligence,…

Three Phases of Value-Added Meetings

To accomplish valuable work during a meeting, the meeting should follow the three phases that a meeting goes through. These are opening the meeting, accomplishing the primary purpose, and closing the meeting. Opening the meeting includes taking a few minutes to review and agree to the meeting purpose and agenda. This lets everyone know and…

Advantages of Video Borescopes

The borescope is an optical device featuring a rigid or a flexible tube with an eyepiece on one end, an objective lens on the other linked together by a relay optical system in between. Borescopes are used durin inspections for areas which are impossible to reach by other means. Depending on the tube, borescopes are…

Preparations For Getting Pregnant After Birth Control

Preparation is essential for getting pregnant after birth control prior to trying any technique. It may not be obvious, but a woman’s reproductive system may have undergone some major changes upon using birth control methods; thus, making it difficult to immediately conceive. Preparation is key if you want to get pregnant after birth control and…

The Many Uses For Antifreeze

Antifreeze is used for the purpose of protecting the unit from freezing damage. When the water turns into ice it can be very damaging. Antifreeze is used as a heat transfer fluid. It is used in many things for example it is used in HVAC chillers and also in solar water heaters. There are certain…

Choosing The Best Kitchen Colors

The previous couple of decades were focused on very neutral kitchen colors and tones. Seems like just about every kitchen had neutral kitchen appliances, kitchen cabinets as well as wall treatments. Currently, everyone is being a lot more expressive in the kitchen area and that is certainly good news! Typically the kitchen is the place…

Eco-Friendly and Green Cleaning Tips For Terrazzo Tile

Terrazzo is a combination of marble chips and cement, and comes in a variety of different colors and designs. It is a versatile and eco-friendly floor choice for a many different reasons-one of the most important being the green cleaning options available to it. Understanding what is safe, and harmful to your terrazzo floor, as…

Drag Racing Horsepower

When talking about drag racing horsepower, there are two main questions you will be asked. 1. How fast do you want to go? 2. How much money do you have to spend? I was led to believe (as most drag racing beginners are also) that you gotta have lots of money in order to build…

Root Cause Analysis Tools and Techniques

Root Cause analysis (RCA) is the formal search for an individual or group of interacting true causes of a problem. The difficult part of professional problem solving is to identify the right tool(s) capable of identifying the true root cause(s) of a problem and not just the symptoms. It is common to find more than…