Die Casting Terms and Definitions

Die-Cast Terms & Definitions (Reference Aid Only – Uncontrolled) Aging A change in the metallurgical structure of an alloy occurring over a period of time following casting, which affects the properties and dimensions. Heating accelerates aging. Alloy A substance having metallic properties and composed of two or more chemical elements, of which at least one…

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Six Basic Vegetable Cuts

The right cut can make a world of difference. Certainly, a carrot is a carrot, and it will always be a carrot. It looks like a carrot and tastes like a carrot. Right? Sort of. The way the carrot is cut can give it a different look and texture. It will even change how the…

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The Advantages of Floor Lamps

You can use different kind of lightings to light up your homes. Most people use the chandeliers, tube lights or bulbs while some use the ancient method of candles, especially those who live in remote areas where the electricity is scarce, to light up their homes. Whatever be the method, the ambience created by the…

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Real Estate Characteristics

Real estate has several unique characteristics that affect its value. There are economic characteristics and physical characteristics. Real estate is a product to be purchased but it is different from anything else due to the characteristics that will be discussed here. The economic characteristics that influence value are scarcity, improvements, permanence and area preference. Scarcity…

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Diana Rogers

Diana in Savannah Savannah. The setting of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The events that unravelled around the fascinating characters in ‘The Book’ happened 30 years ago. But Savannah still revels in larger than life people. In the heart of the Victorian District is the Gingerbread House, home to the marvellous musician…

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Review Of Latest Neff Cooker Hood

Neff have recently launched a new series of models including a cube style cooker hood. Here we look at the features and design. The series 6 hood from Neff, the D96K8, is a new cube shaped chimey hood. Over the years many manufacturers have launched new designs for cooking products, but only extractor hoods can…

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Community Bio-Security Plan

A bio-terrorist attack in the United States is highly probable in the next two-decades. We must be ready and have a plan in place in each community; a plan, which is similar to other communities. Each individual plan will need to be somewhat modified to fit the sense of the community and the individual and…

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Smart Kitchen Appliances – The Future of Cooking

The food replicators on Star Trek that produce piping hot, perfectly cooked food in seconds or the thinking, talking kitchen appliances of The Jetsons’ family home may seem like science fiction but the truth is, the idea behind these “smart” appliances are not so far fetched. In fact, home appliance manufacturers including GE, Maytag, Samsung…

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