Business / Machine Shop / Monel: A high tensile strength Ni-Cu alloy that exhibits high fatigue resistance in salt water, corrosive atmospheres and various acid and alkaline solutions. It is non-magnetic and spark-resistant.


Business / Agriculture / Salmonella: A pathogenic, diarrhea-producing bacterium that is the leading cause of human food borne illness among intestinal pathogens. It is commonly found in varying amounts in raw meats, poultry, milk, and eg MORE

Electric Tape Gauge

Science / Tides and Currents / Electric Tape Gauge: A gauge consisting of a graduated Monel metal tape on a metal reel (with supporting frame), voltmeter, and battery. Heights can be measured directly by unreeling the tape into its stilling well. When MORE

Nickel (Ni)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Nickel (Ni): Atomic number: 28, Atomic mass: 58.71 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 1.8, Density: 8.9 at 20°C, Melting point: 1453 °C, Boiling point: 2913 °C, Vanderwaals radius: 0.124 nm, Ionic radius: 0.06 MORE

Food Borne Pathogens

Business / Agriculture / Food Borne Pathogens: Disease-causing microorganisms found in food, usually bacteria, fungi, parasites, protozoans, and viruses. The top ten pathogens are: Salmonella: Staphylococcus Aureus: Campylobacter jejuni: Yersinia MORE

Food-Borne Illnesses

Business / Agriculture / Food-Borne Illnesses: Illnesses caused by pathogens that enter the human body where food is the carrier. In order of the incidence of cases, the leading pathogens are Campylobacter (bacteria commonly found in poultry), Sal MORE