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Latest Smoke detector Stories

2013-12-12 23:02:31

The United States sees an increase in residential fires during the holidays.

2013-12-10 23:29:35

Bedwetting Store founder Renee Mercer discusses their newest bedwetting alarm—the Malem Multi-Choice Alarm, designed to wake even the deepest sleepers. Fulton,

2013-12-04 23:21:52

A fireplace can be a great source of warmth and ambiance, but can also pose safety risks.

2013-11-18 23:22:44

Winter is a great time to do a few preventative maintenance tasks to ensure a home remains safe and energy efficient.

2013-11-15 23:19:40

A smoke detector can be one of the most valuable safety devices in a home.

2013-11-04 23:22:19

As the weather turns cooler and the leaves begin to change, it’s important for homeowners to remember home security.

2013-11-01 23:24:06

More than 3,000 people die in house fires every year and 65% of these deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms.


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2010-10-06 21:55:14

A metal detector is a device that finds metal that may not be visible. The basic metal detector is composed of an oscillator producing an alternating current that passes through the coil producing an alternating magnetic field. If electrically conductive metal is close to the coil then the magnetic field is disrupted and thus the metal detector can sense the hidden metal. The first metal detectors were developed in the 1960s and were used for mining and other industries. They were used...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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