What is Strass Jewelry?

In a distant country of France, where poets were singing sonnets to beautiful women, a Jeweler George Frederick Strass created an idea of covering a faceted glass with a special metal powder. There was nothing special about covering glass with metal, but.. this special covering was creating an unusual, rainbow-like effect on glass, which made…

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How to Remove a Stubborn Bush

Have you ever had that bush that just seemed to stay in the ground no matter what you tried to remove it? Well hopefully in this article I can provide you with some ideas on how to finally get rid of that stubborn bush. The first thing you need to do is collect any tools…

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Use of Eductors in Oil Return Systems

From time to time it is reported that on screw chillers using eductors for oil return, when operating at low load conditions, it appears that the eductor does not operate efficiently enough to return a sufficient amount of oil to the oil separator or sump to maintain its oil level, which then causes the chiller…

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Hair Straighteners: Titanium Vs Ceramic

Hair straighteners, or flat irons, have been around for over a decade now, and many different types have been produced in that time. Differences in style, heat settings, heating technology and most notably, plate materials. The plates, or blades, are the point of contact between the hair and the hair tool, and therefore, can be…

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Jambalaya Pots – A Resume of Important Tips

The Jambalaya tradition is alive and well and spreading far and wide, well beyond its Cajun origins in Louisiana. If your thinking about getting into Jambalaya cooking there are a few things its good to know. Jambalaya pots are multi-purpose; they are great for stews, soups, gumbos, popcorn and much more. You can cook nearly…

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Why Is Hot Food Important?

Hot food is important because it changes the food we eat. It has both historical and current significance. The heat created during cooking is an agent of a chemical process called denaturation which changes the proteins in food, unravelling the molecules and altering their physical and chemical properties. Depending on the proteins cooked, this causes…

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Capping Machines for the Packaging Industry

While different cap types and sizes are seemingly unlimited, it takes a surprisingly low number of capping machines to cover a majority of caps. Of course, unique and rare container tops may require custom capping machinery. For almost all other caps, a small group of capping machines will “seal” the deal. SPINDLE CAPPERS Spindle capping…

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