You don’t have to have traveled much in the U.S. to have heard names like the Sears Tower (now known as the Willis Tower), the Empire State Building, or the Chrysler Building. These names are as ubiquitous in America as the companies with which they are related. What they have in common is that they are all built from steel.(more…)
Citric acid is a weak acid that occurs naturally in fruits, such as lemons and limes. Alternatively, some commercially available products have citric acid in them. Weak acids act as a buffer in acid-base chemistry and work to mitigate oxidation-reduction effects.
In the early years of baseball, the stadiums in which the games were played were largely made out of wood. But, this changed at the end of the 19th century. This is when so-called “jewel-box” stadiums began.(more…)
Steel piping is commonly used due to its durable nature. It can withstand high pressure and heat alike. For this reason, it’s typically used for plumbing and gas lines throughout residences and commercial buildings.(more…)
June is just getting started, but that hasn’t stopped heat waves from hitting large regions of the United States. There have been a variety of issues as a result of these temperature spikes, steel expansion.(more…)