Hard Water Problems – Electronics Industry

Today’s post is a bit of an egghead post and stems from a question I as asked on Quora. I thought it might be interesting for you more technically oriented readers and those wanting to know more about the wonderful world of water. So here we go. Hard water presents two different pathways of problems in the electronics industry.

Oh The Water – Let it run all over me!

It’s good to be back. I haven’t added new content in about 10 days because I have been attending to my Mom, who has been fighting through some health care issues. She is doing much better and my trip to be with her in Youngstown, Ohio, brought me back to the waters of my birthplace. You might think it odd that these waters would strike me so strongly, but they…

Cigars and Water

Time for a lighthearted but scientific look at cigars and water. One of the amazing facts about cigars is that it takes about 70 gallons of water to grow the tobacco required to make 1 standard Churchill-sized cigar. Sounds astounding, doesn’t it? Well it also takes 132 gallons of water to make a 2-liter bottle of soda, and about 500 gallons to make a pair of stone-washed blue jeans. Overall, the…