Robots in Today’s World

With the advancement in the technology, there has been vast improvements in the filed of robotics. Today, many industries are using the robots in their manufacturing facilities and the research. Robots are being used for the high heat welding, continuous handling of the heavy loads and for working in the inhospitable working conditions.

In the medical field, robots are being extensively used for making precise measurements of various chemicals, surgeries and manufacturing facilities. They are also being used for handling the dangerous materials for preventing contamination and danger to the human life.

Engineers are now working for the further advancement in the robotics to expand their range of capabilities and mobility. Many advanced versions of the robots that are in the trial stages can even run, crawl, walk and roll in various terrains. Many robots are capable of hanging, climbing and flight maneuvering capabilities making them useful in various environments. Their use in various military applications is also increasing day by day.

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The Importance of Reliable Computer Equipment

Reliable equipment is a necessity for any business or organization event, business meeting, or job training. Technical difficulties, such as a computer freezing or a projector breaking down during a presentation, cause delays in the program or stop the program completely. Fortunately, laptop rental and projector rental result in reliable equipment that will not cause technical difficulties.

Renting equipment for a specific event, meeting or training will minimize the risk of technical problems. Laptop rental is an option to ensure that charts, graphs, pictures or any other graphics needed in the event run smoothly. The rented laptop is equipped with your software needs, such as word processing or PowerPoint, and compatibility needs, such as a CD-ROM or USB drive. The appropriate software and compatibility results in an uninterrupted presentation. You can rent a laptop for any length of time, whether it is one day, one week or even one month. Projector rental prevents technical problems related to a bulb going out in the middle of the presentation or any potential problems with improper maintenance. The rented projector is properly maintained so the graphs, images, videos or items on the laptop show up clearly on the screen. Guests at the event or meeting will see the entire program when both the laptop and projector are reliable.

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How to Keep your Computer Up and Running

The computer is the most trusted work companion in our generation. Everything relies on the computer now. Communicating with family and friends, doing business online and accessing information are all done easily with the aid of computer. It is only apt, therefore, that you take great care of this indispensable tool.

For day-to-day maintenance of the computer, you can do some simple steps to keep it virus-free. Prevention is the best solution, after all. If you prevent malware or spyware from penetrating your system, your computer will remain in good working condition for a very long time.

However, it is not always possible to prevent viruses from creeping into your computer. At times, you might access seemingly legitimate sites which will infect your system with malicious software.

If you encounter a more serious computer problem or your computer needs major repair, you should consult the professionals. They have the necessary knowledge and tools to be able to diagnose the problem well and address it effectively. Major computer issues require the services of these experienced and knowledgeable people.

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Valves usage

Valves are used in just about every industrial application one can think of. From your house to the space shuttle, life would be difficult without the use of valves. Ultimately what is a valve used for? A valve is designed to start or stop the flow of liquids or gas through pipelines from one place to another. In most cases they are simple devices that can be operated by using your hand. Some others are more complicated contraptions with electronic devices attached to them.
The following are some of the most common types of valves used today. Stop valve, angle stop valve, concealed stop valve, ball valve, gate valve, solenoid valve and butterfly valve. Stop valves are used most often to control the flow of water. It is usually made with cast brass material. There are 2 different types of stop valves, externally and internally threaded valves. Angle top valves as the name suggests, will have the inlet and outlet portion at right angles to each other. It is most commonly used to supply water to wash basins and fountains. Solenoid valves come under the category of electromechanical valves, because they are controlled with electricity through a solenoid. Some valves use pressure switches. These switches are designed to make contact with electricity when a certain amount of pressure is applied on them.

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Types of Engineering

There are four major types of engineering and several sub disciplines as outlined below.

1.Chemical Engineering involves the design , construction and daily operations of manufacturing plants and associated machinery for processing items such as acids, plastics, among others. The sub disciplines include, bio-molecular engineering, materials engineering, nuclear engineering, molecular engineering and process engineering

  • Nuclear engineering involves the design and development of nuclear plants and weapons
  • Molecular engineering involves the process of manufacturing molecules

2. Civil engineering – involves the designing, planning, construction and maintenance of the physical structures. Civil engineers are involved in the design of sky crappers, bridges, railways, swimming pools among other structures. The sub divisions in this category include, Environmental engineering, structural engineering, transport engineering (more…)

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What is Genetic Engineering?

Genetic engineering refers to the direct manipulation of an organism’s genes through bio technology. It is sometimes called genetic modification. It involves changing the genetic makeup of cells and moving genes across boundaries to produce novel organisms. During modification, genetic material and other biologically useful chemicals are sophistically manipulated to come up with something new. The process of genetic engineering involves the transfer of genes with specific traits from one organism or plant to another of a completely different species leading to transfer of given traits from the parent to the host.

The first Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) to be tried were bacteria in 1973. In 1974, genetically modified mice were made. The first genetically modified foods were sold in 1994 and since then they have been on sale in some countries. Genetic engineering has been employed in various fields like research, agriculture, industrial bio technology and technology. (more…)

360 Feedback Helps with Customer Retention

360 feedback can help any business become more efficient, since it is based on how a certain employee is performing and bringing in money for the company. Criticism is important to help further progress the work place and the way that things are handled. An employee must be equipped with the necessary skills to offer the customer the best experience they can have and to help build trust between the company, the employee and the customer.

For the employee this can be either an eye opener or it can be a confirmation that they have been doing everything the right way. Either way, they can learn from this feedback and it can even help propel them to be better. There is always room for improvement and with this and the whole breakdown of results; they can see what their strengths and weakness may be. (more…)

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How to replace a UPS battery?

At a certain point, you will come to realize that the battery in your UPS is running out faster than it was when new. There are many disadvantages of having a weak battery like not having enough time to save your work when power goes off which can result to data losses etc. Whatever the reasons, battery replacement is not something to involve a technician as it can be very easily done by anyone. The following is the procedure on UPS battery replacement.

First off, order a new battery from the manufacturers if the warranty period has not expired.
Detach the front cover by gently pulling at it. Using a screwdriver or any appropriate tool unscrew the battery door to reveal the battery.
The next step is to gently pull out the battery and remove the battery leads by pulling then back from the connectors. You need to be careful at this step because these leads are attached to the battery.
Attach the new battery to the leads. Make sure you attach the red wire to the positive terminal of the battery and the black wire to the negative terminal. This color codes can vary from one UPS brand to another so make sure that you have the owner’s manual close at hand for any references. Also a few sparks are normal during the connection.
Slid in the new battery into the compartment, making sure that the leads are not sticking out, screw the door back and replace the front cover.

Finally, make sure that you properly dispose the old battery because as a battery ages, dangerous chemicals leak out which can cause burns to people and things.

It should also be added that a person should only go for a quality UPS battery backup to avoid inconveniences and unnecessary visits to technicians.

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Prime Manufacturing

Prime Manufacturing is an household name when it comes to supplying quality bulk materials handling products, cut to size services and engineering plastics, CNC machining, screw flights, and bucket elevator and conveyor components. This article focuses on three of the products supplied by Prime Manufacturing; namely, chain sprockets, conveyor belts and HDPE tubes.

Contrary to what some people believe, a chain sprocket is not another name for a gear; both are not the same. A chain sprocket is simply a saw-like wheel that allows a chain to move over it. Movie projectors and cameras transport mechanisms makes use of sprockets. In situations, such as the transmission of rotary motion, where the use of gears is not suitable, sprockets are employed to impart linear motion to indented materials. Sprockets’ teeth are design for easy meshing with tracks, chains, or some indented or perforated materials. Sprockets may take the form of cast iron or alloy, stainless or mild steel. (more…)

Things you should know about mobile phones unlock

Until recently, all mobile phones in the Australian market were locked to a specific carrier and would only function on that carrier’s network. There weren’t any other options available. (more…)