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4 Fascinating Places You Can Find Precious Metals

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You don’t have to strike out on your own as a speculative miner to find new treasure troves of precious metals. Whether you’re looking for new sources for business applications or you’d just like to have something to sell for a tidy profit, you’ll find precious metals in some unexpected — and quite common — places. Here are four potential sources that might be hiding valuable materials. 1. Electronic Equipment Computers, monitors, cell phones, and other electronic devices all contain significant amounts of...

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Why Geometry Matters In Micromachining

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When dealing with a wide variety of materials, from prehardened metals and non-ferrous alloys to plastics and other soft materials, it’s important to consider the varied geometric features found on a wide variety of microtools. The following offers a few considerations when choosing the best microtools for common micromachining tasks. Geometric Considerations One of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to micromachining is the assumption that the cutting tools used for these applications are simply smaller versions of their larger...

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Boiler Scaling: How To Prevent It And What You Can Do If It Happens

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Steam boilers are typically rugged, reliable pieces of equipment, but they do require close monitoring to ensure safe and efficient operation. If you are responsible for the operation or maintenance of a boiler, even a rented unit, it is critical that you understand how to properly handle your day-to-day tasks of running and maintaining the equipment. There is a lot to learn about boilers, but a great starting point is to learn more about preventing and eradicating a common cause of boiler trouble: the accumulation of scale. Here is more...

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