T-Shirts – Common Terms Explained

T-shirt manufacturers use many terms to describe their products. The terms are not always consistent and it helps to have a reference guide. The following is the official Green Man T-Shirts Guide to understanding t-shirt terms: 20s, 20/1, 20s single: Unit of measurement that defines the fineness of cotton thread. A standard spool of single-ply…

Our Temporary Kitchen Renovation

Since most of Pam's activities revolve around the kitchen area we determined that we would need to do something fast to correct this nasty and forgotten area of ​​the house. With that thought in mind the kitchen was designated as the next priority. As you can see from the before photos this area had some…

Network, Link and Packet Throughput Performance Fundamentals

Throughput Fundamentals Packet throughput is the number of bits per second (bps) or packets per second (pps) sent and received between source and destination. There are three primary types of throughput that affect network performance. They include network, device and link throughput. Throughput is often expressed as a 5 minute average and fluctuates with network…

Top Dangerous Chemicals Used in The Industry

Our modern way of living would not be possible without the help of many industrial activities. From smelting metal, to complex biochemical reactions, they all help creating the goods and services we use. But there is a dark side: there are many hazardous substances used in industries and without proper care, they can endanger and…

A Little That I Know About Industrial Valves

Popular industrial valve types are • Ball • Gate • Swing Check • Globe • Butterfly Let's explain briefly about these. Ball Valves It's ball placed inside a passageway that gives way for passing of fluid. A most common ball valve is a two way valve. This valve has a single passage way. Three way…

Top 5 Issues in Growing Blueberries

Introduction Growing blueberries like growing any plant takes planning and care. Knowledge of the requirements of blueberry plants is essential if you expect to be successful. Purchasing plants Buying a one year old plant that you might find in the supermarket or store like Sam’s club is usually a poor purchase. This is true for…

All-Terrain Performance

Looking for an alternative "air" to your car? Try the British air, courtesy of the Land Rover. Maker of the highly popular Defender, Land Rover had made its name in manufacturing rugged sports utility vehicles. Originally a name for an all-terrain vehicle made in the late 1940s, the marquee Land Rover had lent its name…

BGA Inspection System for BGA Soldering

BGAs are difficult to rework as they require a pretty deep knowledge of the original manufacturing process, knowledge of the chemistries involved in the original manufacturing process, the thermal profiles of the various processes as well as an experienced eye in terms of BGA inspection. In terms of BGA inspection, while the IPC-A-610 standard indicates…

What is Oil Rubbed Bronze

There is no true definition of what constitutes oil rubbed bronze. Most agree, in broad terms that Oil Rubbed Bronze should have darker brown tones with a bit of the metal base material showing through. How you get there is another story, and often you can’t get there at all. Many are happy to give…

Plant a Vegetable Garden

Living off the land is not just for flower power hippies and go green fanatics. Aside from being able to enjoy the fruit of your labor, literally, there is always the added advantage of saving a few bucks at the supermarket. Tending to a garden can be a little labor intensive but with the right…

Christians Reject "Palestine" for the Promised Land of Israel

I remember taking issue with The Philadelphia Trumpet magazine’s frequent use of the term “Palestine” when they were referring to the Holy Land of Israel. Both Gerald Flurry, editor-in-chief of The Philadelphia Trumpet, and his son, Stephen Flurry were guilty of using the loaded term of “Palestine.” Gerald Flurry quoted Shmuel Schnitzer lamenting the new…