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  • Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    Paint often causes door hinges and windows to be frozen. When joints are frozen, they cannot be moved.A joint is frozen when you cannot open or close an object. Examine the hinge or joint. If you see paint on or around the ...
  • Wikibooks Contributors (Wikibooks, 2006)
    The Urinary System is a group of organs in the body concerned with filtering out excess fluid and other substances from the bloodstream. The substances are filtered out from the body in the form of urine. Urine is a liquid ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    Dirt is a serious problem for medical equipment. Dirty sensors and contacts can cause the equipment to not function correctly. A simple cleaning can be sufficient to improve functioning of a device. Cleaning removes unwanted ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    Thin penetrating oil is very low viscosity oil. Thin penetrating oils are petroleum based. Penetrating oil can seep into narrow spaces, dissolve rust or residue and improve movement. Penetrating oils are generally available ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    Epoxy is strong glue. Use epoxy to reattach broken or cracked parts. Epoxy works well with steel, plastic, wood and ceramics. Epoxy is two liquids that must be mixed before use. Epoxy dries quickly. After mixing the two ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    Super glue is a very strong adhesive. It can be used to reattach a broken part. Super glue works well with plastic, rubber and metal. Super glue dries quickly. Super glue can keep two pieces from separating. Super glue is ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    A wall anchor is a fastener that attaches an object to a wall. Wall anchors can be used to attach objects to plaster, masonry or other solid material. Wall anchors do not work well with hollow wall applications. Wall anchors ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    A zip tie, or cable tie, is a type of fastener. Zip ties can bind several electronic cables or wires together. Zip ties can connect two panels with holes. Zip ties can hold tubing in place. Zip ties can clamp pieces together ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    A ventilator is a machine used to assist patients in breathing. A ventilator can breathe for patients entirely. A ventilator may include a pump or compressed gases to provide gas to the patient. There are three basic modes ...
  • Unknown author (2018)
    these forces gives rise to abnormal vibrations in the motor. Excessive vibrations in the motor reduce the efficiency of the motor. To reduce the vibrations in the motor, you have to identify and then adjust the cause of ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    A voltage conversion transformer converts the input AC voltage to the desired output AC voltage. Voltage conversion transformers do not work with DC. These images show voltage conversion transformers used in laboratories. ...
  • Unknown author (WHO, 1995)
    The rugged, high-quality X-ray equipment specified for the W H O Basic Radio­ logical System (BRS) is ideally suited for small clinics, health stations, first-referral hospitals, and general practices under the supervision ...
  • Wire Nuts 
    Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    Sometimes, an electrical connection is necessary, but soldering is not an option. Wire nuts are small plastic pieces with a metal spring inside. Wire nuts are also known as twist-on wire connectors. Two or more wires can ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    The objective of this skill is to repair a connecting cable that has broken pins. Connectors fail when the pins do not make a connection with the medical device. In some cases the pins will be bent, not broken. Bent pins ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 2018)
    Welding is a process that joins materials together. Welding usually involves joining metals or thermoplastics. The material is joined with a filler and melted together with a welding tool. When heated, the filler forms a ...
  • Unknown author (EWH, 1990)
    X-rays are invisible. Because of their high energy and short wavelength they can penetrate almost all materials, but are absorbed to a different extent by different tissues. In the human body, absorption is high for bones, ...

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