Monday, March 31, 2008

Electrostatic Printing

It a printing technique done without any plate, ink or type form. The paper is covered with a thin layer of zinc oxide, making it an insulator in the dark and at the same time a conductor of electricity when exposed to light.

These machines are worn for printing of geographic maps. With the progression in technology and higher speed, the machines are also being used to print small books. Electrostatic printers are used for short run printing as they are faster and also do not cost much.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008


This article is regarding to computer input device. For the animal, see mouse. For other uses, see mouse (disambiguation).

A contemporary computer mouse, with the most common normal features: two buttons and a scroll wheel. In computing, a mouse (plural mice or mouses) functions as a pointing device by detect two-dimensional motion relative to its supporting surface. Physically, a mouse consists of a small case, held beneath of the user's hands, with one or more buttons. It sometimes features other elements, such as "wheels", which let the user to perform various system-dependent operations, or extra buttons or features can add more control or dimensional input. The mouse's motion classically translates into the motion of a pointer on a display, which allows for fine control of a Graphical User Interface.

The name mouse, originate at the Stanford Research Institute, derives from the similarity of early models (which had a cord attached to the rear part of the device, suggesting the idea of a tail) to the common mouse.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Flexography Printing

Flexography is a major printing technique, broadly used to print packaging materials. This technique is used to print on a number of materials and products including corrugated boxes, folding cartons, multi-wall sacks, paper sacks, plastic bags etc.

Flexography is used for printing on a variety of materials including plastic, paper etc. This printing technique makes use of flexible printing plates made up of rubber, Plastic. The inked plates with a slightly raised image are rotated on a cylinder which transfers the image to the substrate.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Salwar kameez

Salwar kameez is also spell shalwar kameez and shalwar qamiz is a customary dress worn by both women and men in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan. It is now and then known as Punjabi suit owing to its popularity in the Punjab region and the Pathani suit, due to the reality that the Pathans of Kabul set up the dress to the rest of South Asia.

It is loose pajama like trousers the legs are broad at the top and narrow at the bottom,
The kameez is a long shirt or tunic. The division seams known as the chaak are left open below the waist-line, which gives the wearer greater freedom of movement. In Afghanistan and Pakistan, it is the preferential garment of both sexes. In Bangladesh and India, it is most usually a woman's garment. Though the majority of Indian women wear traditional clothing, the men in India can be found in more traditional western clothing. Shalwar kameez is the traditional dress worn by a range of peoples of south-central Asia. In India and Pakistan it is a mainly popular style of dress. Shalwar or Salwar is a short loose or parallel trouser.

Thursday, March 06, 2008

Cricket ball

Cricket balls are made from a core of cork, which is coated with tightly wound string, and covered by a leather case with a slightly raised sewn seam. The covering is constructed of four piece of leather shaped similar to the peel of a quartered orange, but one hemisphere is rotated by 90 degrees with respect to the other. The "equator" of the ball is stitch with string to form the seam, with a total of six rows of stitches. The remaining two join connecting with the leather pieces are left unstitched.

For men's cricket, the ball must weigh between 5.5 and 5.75 ounces (155.9 and 163.0 g) and determine between 8 13/16 and 9 in (224 and 229 mm) in circumference. Balls used in women's and youth matches are a little smaller.