Traveller type "A" Free Trader Beowulf, mesh model by JayThurman (Cyberia23); This section is basically a rough outline of Rick Robinson's Interstellar Trade: A Primer.You'd probably be better off reading the full article but some people want executive summaries.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. This transition included going from hand production methods to machines, new chemical manufacturing and iron production processes, the increasing use of steam power, the development of machine tools and the rise of the factory system.
BU-705: How to Recycle Batteries. Learn about disposal and how toxic material can continue to be used in batteries if recycled. Lead- and cadmium-based batteries pose the largest environmental concerns, so much so that nickel-cadmium was banned in Europe in 2009.
Outotec Oyj is a Finnish listed technology company that was created when Outokumpu Oyj span off its technology business into a separate entity in 2006. It focuses more on design and consulting than manufacturing, and it purchases the majority of its products from subcontracted manufacturers, making only the key components itself.
The photovoltaic (PV) industry is in rapid growth and a large supply of PV feedstock materials must be provided to maintain this growth. Since silicon is still the dominant material for the fabrication of solar cells, low-cost solar-grade silicon (SoG-Si) feedstock is demanded.