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2008-09-29 03:00:25

By Allen, Mike There isn't a customer or project too small for Industrial Metal Supply Co., a supplier of just about every type of metal. "We carry about 4,000 to 5,000 items here, everything from hobby stuff that is small enough to see with a magnifying glass to structural beams used in the construction of downtown buildings," said Russ Sykes, general manager of IMS' Kearny Mesa office. Based in Sun Valley near Burbank, IMS has had a San Diego office since 1995. The company recently...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.