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Thermoset vs thermoplastic

Did you know that there are two kinds of plastic? Thermoplastic and thermoset. We get the name plastic from thermoplastic material. So what’s the difference?

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Rivnuts and knurls

When I bought my second car, the boot was basically a sheet of rust that I put my hand through without realising just how bad

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This world is changing

The current pandemic will change our world in ways we cannot fathom. If we look back at the Black Plague of the 14th Century to

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Promession

With the pandemic outbreak there will be a lot of dead bodies. In Black Plague pandemic of the 14th Century, huge plague pits were dug

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Hidden settings in cars

Hidden settings in cars When modern cars are manufactured, there is a component called an Engine Control Unit (ECU) that is programmed to work with

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52 week challenge

This year I have decided to do the 52 week challenge. This is the UK and European version of the popular US money saver. Start

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The eyes don’t lie

The eyes don’t lie is a popular saying, which made people think that it could be used for lie detection. The problem is that the

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Being mesmerised?

Where does “Being Mesmerised” come from? You would have thought it would come from Mesmer, Mesmer did create a theory he called “animal magnetism” or

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