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How to Test Paint Thickness

How to Test Paint Thickness

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2014-02-19Views:130

Measuring paint thickness on various surfaces has evolved over the years. The primitive pen-like devices have disappeared, in favour of magnetic pull-off and electronic gauges that measure in microns. Gauges today come in compact hand-held designs, t[More]

How to Measure Paint Thickness

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2013-02-06Views:130

When buying a used car, whether at an auction or from an individual, knowing the paint thickness can be beneficial. If the paint is more or less than 125 microns as read by a paint thickness meter, then the car could have been altered in the past. Th[More]

How to Remove Paint from Rubber

How to Remove Paint from Rubber

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-02-04Views:130

Painting carries with it those accidental spills that leave paint on surfaces other than the one you intended. Some surfaces don’t take kindly to paint spills, while others are more forgiving. If you spilt oil-based paint on a rubber surface while yo[More]

How to Test an Electronic Relay

How to Test an Electronic Relay

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2013-02-26Views:130

An electronic relay is a switch that is operated electrically by an electromagnet. Electronic relays control power circuits with low-power signals such as high-voltage circuits with low voltage signals and high-current circuits with low-current signa[More]

How to Test Indoor Air Quality

How to Test Indoor Air Quality

Category:HealthRelease time:2014-07-21Views:130

Headaches, coughing and sneezing are all common symptoms of having poor air quality in your home. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air can be as polluted as the air outside and can be potentially harmful. Old and new homes ali[More]

How to Test a Residential Phone Jack Multimeter

How to Test a Residential Phone Jack Multimeter

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2012-01-25Views:130

The telephone company runs the wires in pairs (positive and negative) from its central office to the box called network interface device (NID) located just outside your home. From the NID, it is your responsibility to run another pair of standard col[More]

How to Test Fluorescent Light

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-02-01Views:130

Testing fluorescent lighting can be a reasonably easy and quick task for the do-it-yourselfer. If your fluorescent light is flickering or not working at all, the same troubleshooting methods can be used to determine the cause of both problems. The mo[More]

How to test for aspartame poisoning

Category:HealthRelease time:2012-02-22Views:130

Aspartame is an artificial sweetener used in a variety of foods and drinks. The FDA has approved the use of aspartame and states that it is a safe food additive. Aspartame contains aspartic acid and phenylalanine, which are both amino acids founds in[More]

How to test lineman's electric gloves

How to test lineman's electric gloves

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2012-04-01Views:130

Take the time to understand the function of lineman's electric gloves before using or testing them. Used by electrical workers for handling high-voltage wires, they require testing before each use. Test them properly, and mark the date of the test on[More]

How to repaint painted furniture

How to repaint painted furniture

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-05-29Views:130

Paint is one of the easiest tools to use for redecorating, providing new colours and textures with simple skills. Painting makes it possible to coordinate much-loved existing furniture with a new decorating scheme. Sometimes, refreshing old furniture[More]

How to Test a Toddler's IQ

Category:Science & educationRelease time:2012-05-31Views:130

Knowing how to test your toddler's Intelligence Quotient (IQ) can make the difference between getting your child into an advanced and competitive preschool and not knowing your child's true potential. The toddler IQ test is made up of advanced logic[More]

How to Use Paint Color to Brighten Up a Basement

How to Use Paint Color to Brighten Up a Basement

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-12-05Views:130

Basement walls are made of poured concrete or breeze block, and as a result, they're a dreary grey colour that makes a basement darker than it needs to be. However, with some preparation, if they are in good condition, basement walls can be painted.[More]

How to Test Balanced Audio Cables

Category:LifestyleRelease time:2013-01-09Views:130

Balanced audio cables are cables that carry signal on two wires and are insulated by shielding that acts as a ground. A balanced cable has three connections. The most common types of connectors for balanced cables are XLR and tip-ring-sleeve (TRS) qu[More]

How to test cable & phone lines

How to test cable & phone lines

Category:StyleRelease time:2013-02-17Views:130

Cable and phone lines don't serve only one function anymore. Cable customers often receive Internet, phone and cable TV through their cable lines, while telephone lines often carry phone and Internet services. These lines seldom cause trouble, but wh[More]

How to Test a Tractor 6-Volt Generator

How to Test a Tractor 6-Volt Generator

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-03-26Views:130

The 6-volt DC generator was used prior to the advent of the 12-volt alternator. In 1957, the industry standard for automobiles and heavy equipment changed, but many of the old tractors remain in service today. As a result, 6-volt DC generators are st[More]

The Effects of Paint Thickness on Sharp Edges

The Effects of Paint Thickness on Sharp Edges

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-06-29Views:130

The thickness of paint is an important factor in the final results of any painting project. If paint is too thick, the brush will leave unsightly streaks in the surface. If the paint is too thin, it will run. When you desire a thick coat of paint on[More]

How to Test Fluorescent Tubes

How to Test Fluorescent Tubes

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-08-21Views:130

When fluorescent tubes flicker or go out completely, several different factors can be the culprit. The problem can be because of the electrical power, the ballast, the starter or the tube itself. A dead tube is an easy problem to solve by replacing i[More]

How to Remove Paint From Porcelain Tile

How to Remove Paint From Porcelain Tile

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2013-10-14Views:130

Porcelain tile provides a durable floor covering and works well on walls and backsplashes. Most porcelain tiles have a glossy glaze that prevents the porcelain from absorbing stains permanently, but this glaze can be scratched by harsh abrasives. Pai[More]

How to Test DSL Filters

How to Test DSL Filters

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-10-20Views:130

Digital subscriber line (DSL) modems share lines in your house with phones, fax machines, answering machines and other devices. Information sent by one device sometimes interferes with your DSL Internet connection. This is why DSL modems often come w[More]

How to Test Soil Compaction When Doing Construction

How to Test Soil Compaction When Doing Construction

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-10-24Views:130

Knowing how to test for soil compaction is vital for the safety and stability of construction projects. Verifying that the soil is compacted enough allows building to continue without problems due to soil settling. Compaction tests can be done to eit[More]

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