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Electronic systems: touch free and hassle free

By Fiona Ingham

As is the case with new technology, the development of electronic systems has not been without its problems, but as the technology develops, so the benefits increase.

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The use of plastic pipes in gas

By The South African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association

With the availability of natural gas in neighbouring countries, such as Mozambique and Namibia, and the discovery of offshore gas reserves in South Africa, the gas industry in South Africa is set to undergo rapid expansion.

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Copper soldering — the dos and the don’ts(8)

The following tips are there to assist the craftsperson to achieve lasting results.

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Spending a penny and the lowly trap seal

By Fiona Ingham

In 1851, London’s Great Exhibition displayed Britain’s manufacturing and commercial skills of the time. It also housed a true innovation: public flushing toilets. They created excitement among the throngs who were intrigued by the sound and swirling water. They cost a penny to visit, but 800 000 people didn’t mind the cost and paid the toilets a visit. And so the expression “spending a penny” was born. Some sources say that male visitors received a shoeshine as well!

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