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  1. Plastic — 2022-09-01 08:57:23
    …s for: Computers, smartphones, printers, screens, keyboards, mouse, webcams, cameras, cars, iPods, MP3 players, vacuum cleaners, Stereos, TVs etc. == Too Durable == <<{{amazon type="book" items="1526301164" }}<< In the quest for a material th…
  2. Hip Replacement — 2021-08-20 11:18:03
    …aterials in his own legs to ensure they worked before implanting them in a patient. Sir John and his team had created a clean-air system to protect patients during operations and clean trays to prevent cross-infection. == Key to Success == He …
  3. Antiseptic — 2021-08-12 20:38:14
    …ioneered **antiseptic surgery**. Lister successfully introduced carbolic acid to sterilise surgical instruments and to clean wounds, which led to a reduction in infections and made surgery safer for patients. Lister was appalled that a surgeon…
    … results in The Lancet in a series of 6 articles, running from March through July 1867. He instructed surgeons to wear clean gloves and wash their hands before and after operations with 5% carbolic acid solutions. Instruments were also washed i…
  4. Toothbrush — 2021-01-28 15:14:07
    …le have used, and still use, things like miswak from the twigs/roots of the //Salvadora persica// tree or similar to clean teeth. == Links == [[http://www.addis.co.uk/our-history Addis company]] {{Tag ids="Hygiene teeth dentures clean brus…
  5. Jet airliner — 2020-11-30 22:29:36
    …and at its Hatfield Aerodrome, [[Hertfordshire]], [[England]]. The plane was beautifully shaped with an aerodynamically clean design. Four de Havilland Ghost [[Jet_Engine| turbojet]] engines were sleekly contained in the wings. It had a pressuri…
  6. Vacuum cleaner — 2020-10-11 23:24:10
    … over the cloth, it was filthy from the dust that had been trapped in it. In his own words, he had invented the 'vacuum cleaner'. == 1901 and Puffing Billy == {{Image url="Booth1stvacuum.jpg" title="Booth's Puffing Billy" class="right" width="3…
    …00" }} In 1901 Booth patented his vacuum cleaner and founded '''The Vacuum Cleaner Company Ltd'''. to manufacture and market it. The Head Office was in Parsons Green Lane, in Fulham, South West London…
    …ere fed through the windows. It was originally powered by an oil engine, the electric motor was added later. The first cleaner worked out rather expensive at around £350. The bright red horse-drawn machine measured 4' 6" x 4' 10" x 3' 6" and t…
    …mpressor. Little more than surface dirt and dust were removed. == 1903 by Royal Appointment == {{Image url="BoothVacuumCleaner.jpg" class="right" width="350" }} In 1903 Booth was invited to clean the carpet in '''Westminster Abbey''' in prepara…
  7. Hydroelectric Power — 2020-08-17 09:05:43
    …s incandescent lamps]]. It was the first //'smart home'// with electric incandescent lighting, a dish washer, a vacuum cleaner and a washing machine. {{tag ids="Cragside Armstrong Hydroelectricity power electricity dynamo"}} …
  8. Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner — 2020-08-15 09:18:21
    …and debris, but it was only suitable in industrial settings. James wondered if he could apply this to a domestic vacuum cleaner. == Patents and Japan == James Dyson spent two years looking for someone to license his Dual Cyclone™ product. D…
    …lass="left" title="Dyson G-Force" width="" }} In 1992 Dyson takes out Patent # 5,090,976 (US) for Dual cyclonic vacuum cleaner. By 1995 The Dyson DC01 became the best-selling vacuum cleaner in the UK. == Competition Regrets == Hoover's vice p…
  9. Hovercraft — 2020-08-06 08:05:57
    …the Hovercraft, was originally tested in **1955** using an empty ""KiteKat"" cat food tin inside a coffee tin, a vacuum cleaner and a pair of kitchen scales. This led to the first hovercraft to be produced commercially, the SRN1. == Floating on…
  10. Cat Eyes — 2017-05-17 09:02:28
    …e over** a million Catseyes** a year for export all over the world. ---- == Simple and Effective == {{Image url="Catseyeclean.jpg" title="thumb" width="100" class="right" title="Self clean action" }} Shaw’s eventual design consisted of four g…
    …fely beneath the road surface. {{image url="cats-eyes-night.jpg" class="right" title="night road" width="" }} == Self Cleaning == Aiming for minimal maintenance, Shaw even devised a way for his Catseyes to '''clean themselves'''. The cast iron…
    … rainwater across the glass beads to clear away any dust or grime that had gathered there, just as the human eye can be cleansed by tears, simple and effective. {{Image url="Catseye.jpg" title="thumb" width="100" class="left" title="Modern Cat …

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