Asked in Fishing
What are fishing rods made of?
fishing rods are made of fibreglass and wood Very few rods are made of fiberglass and almost none are made of wood. You can still get fiberglass rods but for mostly heavy duty fishing like ocean fishing. The only wood rods are hand-made bambo fly rods that cost a fortune. Rods are now made of graphite and other similar composite materials. It is cheap, light, strong and last a long time. Most rods are now made in China. ...
Are thee bracelets made of bone?
There are many types of bracelets made of bone. Normally the bone is wittled into beads in order to make a bracelet. Traditionally this is done in African countries. The bone is wittled down into beads or rods using a bone needle and then the beads are strung on thread. These bone beads can also be decorated or stained with certain types of paint in order to achieve a certain color or style. ...
Asked in Skeletal System
How can the loss of cancellous bone weaken a bone?
The Cancellous, or spongy bone is made of Trabeculae, which are thin rods or plates of bone that often run in the same direction as the stress applied to the bone. Stress on the bone may be in the form of gravity, or it may occur due to common force applied to the limb. Which can ultimately cause weakness in your bones. ...
Asked in Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Reactors
What are the control rods made of in a nuclear reactor?
Control rods are made of high neutron capture materials (e.g, Boron, Cadmium, and Gadolinium)...
Asked in Computers, Inventions, Mathematicians
Where was the calculating device Napier's Bones invented?
Napier published his version of rods in a work printed in Edinburgh,Scotland, at the end of 1617 entitled Rabdologiæ. ...
What was the first computer capable of calculating?
Possibly the abacus, a board with wood rods, and wood beads on the rods. It is thousands of years old. The first electronic computer, I think, was Univac. It used vacuum tubes instead of solid state devices to do its computing. ...
Other than plastic, what can curtain rods be made from?
Curtains rods are available in plastic but most places are replacing them with steel rods, so you may want to go with a steel rod. There are also wire rods but they are not as sturdy. ...
What is a uniplane fixation device?
It is used to fix the bones of a body into a single plane so they don't move and repair in the right position. If you brake your leg and the brake is complex with many parts a uniplane fixation device is used to put everything in place and keep it there while the bone or bones repair. It can be identified as an odd amalgam of metal rods sticking out of a leg or arm with other rods connecting each...
Asked in Bone Pain and Fractures
What happens in a compound fracture?
A compound fracture is when a bone is broken in more than one place. Depending on how bad the fracture or the bone that is broken rods or pins are inserted to help the bone heal straight and plates and screws may also be used for this as well. ...
Asked in Atoms and Atomic Structure
What absorbs neutrons in a nuclear reactor and begins with C?
We see the use of control rods in a reactor to absorb neutrons. These rods are often made of boron. ...