Motor Oil Explained?

Answer Motor oil, sometimes called engine oil, keeps automobile engines lubricated, transfers heat and absorbs combustion by-products. Your automobile's owner's manual states which type of oil you should ... Read More »

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Motor Oil Viscosity Explained?

Motor oil viscosity is a measurement of oil thickness. Thick oil provides a heavier barrier between moving parts. However, thick oil cannot be easily distributed in an engine that is cold--and that... Read More »

What is more powerful for a vacuum cleaner motor a 12 amp motor or a 110 watt motor?

A 110 watt motor is equal to a 1 amp motor... Versus a 12 amp motor, the 12 is more powerful. You've probably confused 110 watts with volts, as a 1 amp motor could not be used in a vacuum (it's too... Read More »

HSA Explained?

A health savings account, also called an HSA, is a tax-exempt account that you set up to pay for medical expenses. It works like a personal savings account, but you can only use the money you put i... Read More »

Electrophoresis Explained?

Forensic scientists and other genetic researchers use electrophoresis to identify and differentiate between different DNA fragments. Because the DNA molecules are charged particles, they can be man... Read More »