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Jul , On March th, I posted the results of an ammunition test on The Firearm Blog that can be read here The ammo exploded, did damage to equipment, and well could have done damage to the shooters had I not taken precautions Some photo highlights IMG_ See the magazine spring in the
Apr , Afsaneh Rabiei checks on metallic foam created in her lab (Credit Rabiei North Carolina State University) The word foam doesn t necessarily convey strength, but seeing a bullet explode upon impact with composite metal foam certainly does Researchers at North Carolina State University created a
Jul , Arthritis, inflammation and joint stiffness usually affects only older people Doctors have coined a term for the swollen and aching fingers they are seeing in increasing Victoria Wood fan s hilarious Now I ve got a constant, low level ache in my finger, says Judith, which any damp weather makes worse.
May , A two step process produces transparent wood that has a number of advantages over glass and plastics The transparent wood is stronger than glass and won t shatter on impact If I want a superior fiberglass epoxy composite, I cap the glass surface with an epoxy reactive silane from Gelest.
May , Up close, they re slender winged birds of prey wrapped in ossified carbon composite, with high resolution cameras for eyes and connective computers for RPA trainees back at the base can hear the sound effects on their radios, much as they would if they were talking with a JTAC (joint terminal attack
Nov , ,, to Peissig discloses a heated fishing rod having of a foam handle, plastic cylinder, plastic coated heat tape, rechargeable battery pack, on off the cane, stroller, or shovel provides a heated handle that is warm to the touch even during use at low temperatures when walking in wintry weather.