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Aleutian Islands

Aleutian Islands

The Aleutian Islands (/əˈluːʃən/; Russian: Алеутские острова; Aleut: Unangam Tanaa, literally “Land of the Aleuts”, possibly from Chukchi aliat, “island”), a chain of small islands separating the Bering Sea (north) from the Pacific Ocean’s main part (south). A s.....

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Electroplating – a process of applying a metal coating on another piece of metal

Electroplating – a process of applying a metal coating on another piece of metal

Electroplating is the process of applying a metal coating on another piece of metal (or another conductive surface) through an electro-deposition process. It is a general name for processes that create a metal coating on a solid substrate through the reduction of cations of that metal by means of.....

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Barrel Plating – a form of electroplating

Barrel Plating – a form of electroplating

Barrel plating is a form of electroplating used for plating a high volume of smaller metal objects in one sitting. It is normally used for plating smaller parts and entails placing the objects in a specially constructed vessel, commonly referred to as a barrel. It consists of a non-conductive bar.....

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Commander Islands, Russia

Commander Islands, Russia

The Commander Islands, also known as the Komandorski Islands, or the Komandorskie Islands (Russian: Командо́рские острова́, Komandorskiye Ostrova) are known for their large colonies of coastal cliff-lined seabirds and large numbers of different marine mammals. The islands are.....

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Mechanical plating – a coating to a substrate material

Mechanical plating – a coating to a substrate material

Electroplating is a process in which an electric current is used to deposit metal onto a workpiece. Mechanical plating, also known as peen plating, mechanical deposition, or impact plating, is a plating process that imparts the coating by cold welding fine metal particles to a workpiece. In the p.....

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Fossil Fuel Emissions Killed Over 8 Million People In 2018

Fossil Fuel Emissions Killed Over 8 Million People In 2018

A new study has found that 18 percent of all deaths in the world in 2018 caused by exposure to particulate matter from fossil fuel emissions. It said more than eight million people died in 2018 alone from fossil fuel pollution. The research published in Environmental Research. This work nearly do.....

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Tin Plating

Tin Plating

Tin plating is the process of depositing a coating of solderable tin plating onto the surface of material via an electrical current. It is process is used extensively to protect both ferrous and nonferrous surfaces. Electroplating tin is an extremely cost-effective process. Tin is a soft, ductile.....

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Hacker Attempted To Poison City Water Supply In Florida

Hacker Attempted To Poison City Water Supply In Florida

Florida officials say the hacker gained remote access to a local water treatment center, trying to increase the amount of sodium hydroxide in the water to “potentially dangerous” levels. Fortunately, no one harmed by this cyber age equivalent to poisoning the well, and the problem was.....

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Zinc-nickel plating – an exceptional corrosion protection

Zinc-nickel plating – an exceptional corrosion protection

Zinc-Nickel is a high performance coating that offers exceptional corrosion resistance particularly for parts used in harsh environments. Zinc-nickel plating is one of the best corrosion resistant finishes available offering over 5 times the protection of conventional zinc plating and up to 1,500.....

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Death Valley, Kamchatka, Russia

Death Valley, Kamchatka, Russia

The official history of Kamchatka’s Death Valley, Russia, starts several years after the emergence of the reserve. Nobody knew about it for a long time, measured in years, although it is in the immediate vicinity of the famous Geysers Valley, which is respected and enjoyed by both scientist.....

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Electropolishing – an electrochemical finishing process

Electropolishing – an electrochemical finishing process

Electropolishing is an electrochemical finishing process that removes a thin layer of material from a metal part, typically stainless steel or similar alloys. It is also known as electrochemical polishing, anodic polishing, or electrolytic polishing, is an electrochemical process that removes mat.....

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NASA will use Fitbits to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to astronauts and employees

NASA will use Fitbits to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to astronauts and employees

NASA will provide its 1,000 employees, including 150 astronauts with Fitbit devices in the pilot program, to see if they can help complement efforts to keep these space-critical crews healthy before space missions. The program wearable for NASA staff and will provide access to a daily check-.....

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