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Steven J. Stanek

Member since: May 17, 2014
Published articles: 230

High Density Polymers to Turn Parking Lot into an Ice Skating Rink

For two weeks in December, Auburn, Alabama will transform a downtown section a winter wonderland. Using high density polymers that look and feel like actual ice, the town will turn a parking lot into...

Articles > Business & Careers > Industrial Dec 01, 2017
High-Density Polymers Make Sleeping More Comfortable

Everyone wants sleep. Hardly anyone claims they get enough sleep. Of course, everyone wants a nice, comfortable bed. High-density memory foam mattresses, the kind that are thick and conform to the...

Articles > Business & Careers > Industrial Dec 20, 2017
Imparting the Know-How of Vibration Damping Materials to Novices

If you are hearing about vibration damping materials for the first time, you will perhaps be surprised to know that these materials are in fact widely in use. Even more surprising would be to know...

Articles > Business & Careers > Ethics Sep 05, 2014
Importance of Radiation Safety for Patients and Healthcare Workers

Our initial foray with radiation didn’t go as expected. Marie Curie succumbed to her death due to exposure to radium. Thomas Edison stopped research into the fluoroscope after his assistant died with...

Articles > Business & Careers > Business Services Oct 27, 2016
Importance of Radiation Safety in Healthcare

Thomas Edison made history when he invented the fluoroscope, but soon stopped his research after his assistant died from x-ray overdose. Marie Curie changed the world when she discovered radium, but...

Articles > Business & Careers > Industrial Feb 21, 2017
Important Facts About Radiation Shielding

Radiation is transmitted or emitted energy in the form of waves or particles. Radiation includes electro-magnetic radiation such as radio waves, x-rays, alpha and beta rays in addition to acoustic...

Articles > Business & Careers > Industrial Jul 16, 2015
Improving Ship Comfort

Consorzio Servizi Navali Industriali (CSNI Scarl) and Marinoni, European companies that specialize in flooring and fire prevention systems, are working on solutions to improve ship comfort. Their...

Articles > Business & Careers > Industrial Jun 20, 2018
Lead Aprons Could Be Block Radiation Exposure at the Cost of Lead Poisoning

Radiation refers to cancer-causing energy that is transmitted in the form of high-speed particles or waves by the sun. Humans make use of man-made radiation in nuclear power plants, cancer treatments...

Articles > Marketing & Advertising > International Marketing Jun 30, 2017
Lead Bullets Cause Major Fire, Officers Must Now Use Frangible Bullets

Four years ago, in July 2013, a fire severely damaged the Portsmouth Police Station Shooting Range in New Hampshire. Clean-up and restoration costs exceeded $1 million dollars. The Bureau of Alcohol...

Articles > Business & Careers > Industrial Oct 12, 2017
Lead is Back in Americ’s Federal Wetlands

The use of lead bullets for waterfowl hunting on federal wetlands was banned by the Fish and Wildlife Service in the year 1991. Lead bullets were also banned on lands within the range of Californian...

Articles > Business & Careers > Industrial May 24, 2017
Lead Poisoning Becomes Worse in America

We’ve recently become conscious about lead and have actually made an effort to look at lead replacements and clean up lead from our streets and pipelines. We’ve long known that lead poisoning is a...

Articles > Business & Careers > Industrial May 22, 2017
Lead Poisoning Not Just a Flint Issue

Missouri suddenly burst onto the national scene for all the wrong reasons when a single neighborhood had about 120 children being detected for lead poisoning since 2010, making it one of the most...

Articles > Business & Careers > Industrial Jan 20, 2017
Lead Poisoning: the Result of Another Deep-Lying Issue?

The Flint crisis made sure that lead poisoning and lead replacement became a national issue. It is one of the most important problems of the century, but tackling lead poisoning requires us to look at...

Articles > Business & Careers > Industrial Jun 01, 2016
Lead-Free Plastics to Help with X-Ray Shielding

Lead has commonly been used in x-ray devices to limit the amount of radiation exposure for patients and operators. This low-cost and high-gravity compound is among the most effective shields, but we...

Articles > Marketing & Advertising > Services Jun 08, 2017
Lead:hunting the Indigenous Hunter

Australian aborigines have adjusted to the modern times and the use of lead pellets is just one example, but we sometimes wonder whether they were better off stalking animals on foot, being able to...

Articles > Technology & Science > Gadgets & Gizmos Feb 22, 2016
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Author Bio

Steven J. Stanek usually writes articles and blogs related to industrial Mechanism and Products, In this article he writes about radiation shielding.