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History of Aluminum | Aluminum Metal Uses

April 07, 2016

History of Aluminum | Aluminum Metal Uses

History of Aluminum

Ancient Greeks and Romans used aluminium salts as dyeing mordants and as astringents for dressing wounds; alum is still used as a styptic. In 1782, Guyton de Morveau suggested calling the "base" of (i.e., the metallic element in) alum alumine. In 1808, Humphry Davy identified the existence of a metal base of alum, which he at first termed alumium and later aluminum.

The metal was first produced in 1825 in an impure form by 

What Oil Do I Need? | Correct Vacuum Truck Oil

March 01, 2016

What Oil Do I Need

Lubricating oil for gasoline engines has come far from the non-detergent oil that was used in the early days of engines, prior to when engines didn't have oil filters and oil was recommended to be changed every 250 miles. Detergent oil should really be called suspension oil because of the way dirt and contaminants are suspended in the oil and potentially trapped by the oil filter. 

Many Uses of the Pickup Truck

November 04, 2014

Many Uses of the Pickup Truck

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