What Is Lean Manufacturing?

The best way to answer the question:’what is lean manufactuing’ is by giving a ‘lean’ answer. Lean manufacturing is simply the process of eliminating waste. It doesn’t matter if you are examining time or material, waste is waste. Once you begin the process of looking at waste, it is alarming how much waste there is…

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Tilt Up Wood Garage Doors

Most people choose wood for their garage doors because of the look and the cost that is associated with wood doors. It is also a very durable material for your garage. The problem that can happen with wood is the expansion and contraction that you will experience during extreme changes in temperature. It will need…

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Beating the Summer Heat!

Summer is full of exciting adventures and milestones for children such as their first visit to the beach, learning to swim at the local pool, and making friends at the mall fountain! However some of these events can be overshadowed by the excessive heat that keeps most of us locked in doors with the air…

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Bridge Game Stories to Make You Laugh

‘Would you care for a friendly game of cards?’ ‘No, let’s play bridge.’ ‘Are you going to play in the Individual Championship?’ ‘No, of course not. Do you think I want twenty-seven different partners mad at me?’ The late Keith McNeil was one of the best-known and best-liked characters on the Australian bridge scene. He…

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School Assemblies Build With Character

What better way to teach students about character values than by using a school assembly? These activities are an entertaining and informative way to present students with a positive message about how to deal with peer-pressure, stay away from drugs and alcohol, and learn positive character traits that will last a lifetime. School assemblies are…

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Hammer Classifications

A hammer is used by home owners a lot in their premises so they must have one in their possession. Maybe you are not somebody who usually does carpentry, but this should not hinder you from owning one because it is a very useful tool in the home. It is used in simple repairs around…

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Creating Your Own Photo Mosaics

A photo mosaic has an attractiveness that catches the eyes instantly but then want exactly is a photo mosaic? A photo mosaic is usually made from a digital photo graph as well as other types of photo. The photograph is divided into equal rectangular sections to create a visual effect that is appealing to the…

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Brow Lift – What to Expect

To see how you might benefit from a brow lift, try this simple exercise. Put your hands above your brows and outside the edges of your eyes and gently raise the skin upwards. If you can see a noticeable difference – a smoothing out of a sagging brow or deep furrows, you may be a…

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Three Common Elevator Issues in Your Building

An elevator is intended to offer convenience, comfort, and ease of transportation from one floor of a building to another. They can be narrow, for passenger carriage only. Or they can be quite large for furniture, freight, and even automobile movement in any building space. A professional operator (for ambiance or necessity) can operate them,…

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Orifice Plate Flow Calculations and Design

One of the key challenges when dealing with flow measurement using differential pressure flow meters is the design of the primary flow element such as an orifice plate, flow nozzle, venturi or other differential producer. The design of an orifice plate or any other flow meter starts with the accumulation of several data items. These…

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Why You Should Buy a Slow Cooker

There are many reasons why a slow cooker, or crock pot as it is commonly called should have a place in your home. They can be a wonderful addition to any kitchen, and can cook a variety of different meals and desserts, quickly and easily without much preparation, or time. There are a variety of…

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