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March 30, 2006

The Wonderful Nanoworld of Corrosion

The wonderful nanoworld of corrosion by ZDNet's Roland Piquepaille -- Do you know that chemical corrosion affects about 3% of the world's gross domestic product? But this impact is not exclusively negative. European researchers have studied the nanoworld of corrosion and discovered some useful effects which could lead to nanomaterials with specific properties.

March 29, 2006

Mil C-16173 and Mil-PRF-16173E

Often there are a lot of questions regarding military specifications.

For example Mil-C-16173 and the various optional components of the mil spec. For this particular specification Mil-PRF-16173 has replaced Mil-C-16173 in many projects that formerly called for the latter specification C-16173. Therefore if the project calls for Mil-PRF-16173 then that is type of product that is required. If the project specifies Mil-C-16173E it is the same as Mil-PRF-16173E.

This is because was the last revision of the standard before it was replaced with

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March 25, 2006

Rust Removing the Safe & Easy Way

About Rust Removers

With all the myriad of products available in the market place how do I choose one? What I look for is a product that is easy to use, safe, effective and preferrably nonhazardous in the workplace and the environment.

Daubert Evaporust Meets All of the Above Plus It Is:
Biodegradable, Non-hazardous rust remover.
Remarkable rust removal solution so safe it can even ship by AIR!
Safe on skin (neutral pH material)
Acid Free (NO acid)
Neutralizing NOT required
Solvent Free (NO solvent)
Used extensively in home, industrial & military applications
Military Aproved NSN 6850-01-498-3625
Rapidly removes corrosion in minutes
Non-flammable, non-hazardous, non-fuming, odorless rust remover

It even contains short term corrosion inhibitors. While other products claim to be safe, it is important to read the MSDS and you will find otherwise upon closer inspection. Another important factor is cost. Here's a rough .

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March 23, 2006

VCI Emitters

VCI Emitter Corrosion Protection SALE PRICES UNTIL APRIL 31, 2006

MDE-30 VCI Emitters Discounts Apply !
Get an additional 10% OFF at checkout

Fifty (50) VCI emitters per Carton (5 x 10 sealed packets per carton.) Each MDE-30 VCI emitter protects up to 1 cubic feet of enclosed space. They are great for protecting tool boxes, firearms cabinets, safes, electrical panels, electronic devices and enclosed spaces from rust and corrosion! Non-hazardous and easy to use. Similar items sell for up to $125/carton. The April sale price is $63.25/carton less 10%

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