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Volume 31-2 : The water issue

August 12, 2016

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Metalmorphosis

Metalmorphosis

Constructed at the Whitehall Technology Park in Charlotte, North Carolina, Metalmorphosis, is a mirrored water fountain by controversial Czech sculptor David Černý.

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Containing Chernobyl

Covering Chernobyl nuclear reactor Unit 4, destroyed in a catastrophic accident in 1986, the New Safe Confinement (NSC) will soon put an end to the alarming degradation of the concrete and steel sarcophagus installed after the disaster.


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Well pressed with SS

Pressfitting has advantages over traditional pipe work joining methods such as soldering and welding. This makes it an increasingly desirable choice for metal plumbing applications, with the benefit of speed of connection and the convenience of cold jointing.

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Sewage treatment

Sewage treatment is a process that most people in developed countries take for granted. It’s a topic that many of us may choose not to dwell on, yet effective processing of waste water is essential for the health of both humans and the environment.


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In Brief

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Type 316L

Type 316L (UNS S31603) is the second most commonly produced alloy in the 300 series after Type 304 (S30400) and its variants.

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Replacing noble metals with nickel

Chemical synthesis can transform commodity chemicals into complex life-saving drugs, household products, or advanced materials.


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