Advice 1: How to stractivate the thermometer before use

In many families, to measure the temperature of still using a mercury thermometer, the electronic versions have not moved everything. But before you start measuring temperature it must be well shaken.
What you need to knock down the mercury, isn't she slide down on their own? No, this is not observed, therefore, need to shake off that the column fell down. When the thermometer is bad strahnet, the temperature will show he is wrong. But this does not mean that the device is bad, just need to learn how to use it.

Mercury thermometers maximum, how to operate

The ambient temperature is lower than body temperature, and the mercury itself should fall down. However, this does not happen because of a particular design. The tube through which the mercury creeping up, on the border with the bulb has curvature and narrowing. This is done to ensure that mercury remained in place, and the result was available to all.

You need to consider that the cost of mercury thermometer is much lower than electronic.

Otherwise, if the column is dropped, the exact temperature could not be seen, because once the column started to fall down. Under this option, the indicators will stray. And return the thermometer to a working state is possible only with sharp and repeated shaking. If on the scale of the mercury is 35 degrees and above, the device must be operational with shaking.

Shake the thermometer needs to learn

Before you shake the thermometer, you need to make sure that he won't be able to touch any objects. Otherwise, the device is broken, have to call the service demercurization, because mercury is a poisonous element, or rather its vapors. If you want to measure the temperature of the child, in any case we cannot afford to shake the thermometer yourself.
Children better thermometer to give, since they often break, and then played with balls of mercury.

To properly bring down the mercury column, you need to stand in front of the sofa face, hold the thermometer in his right hand, sending the mercury flask forward. The thermometer too much should not take, as it is likely to squash it. But mild to take is not recommended, it can pop out of hands. No rings at this time on hand should not be. The hand must be raised, then very sharply cut. To make some such movements, and test the column. If he is not cleared to shake again.

Ready device to put the armpit, hold for at least 10 minutes, otherwise the value will not be accurate. Remove the watch indication. Keep a thermometer is necessary so that the mercury reflected the light. Otherwise will consider anything. After the measurement, the thermometer is removed in the case of the reach of children place.

Advice 2: How do I clean superglue from clothes

If clothes accidentally drops of superglue, do not rush to throw out your favorite thing. You can remove stains with the help of improvised means.
How do I clean superglue from clothes
You will need
  • Dishwashing detergent, washing powder, refined petrol, acetone, a special tool for removal of glue, 10% solution of nitromethane.
Put soiled clothes in a plastic bag and place in the freezer. Leave for a few hours. When the glue is completely cold, remove the product. Remove dirt with a sharp object, such as a metal nail file. Be careful not to accidentally damage the fabric. Then wash clothes in the washing machine.
Pour in a bowl of hot water, add a small amount of washing powder or dishwashing detergent. Soak the tainted garment in a soapy solution and leave for a few hours. After this time, remove the drop of glue with a brush. Rinse the fabric and wash as usual.
Use cleaned with gasoline or acetone to remove fresh stains from the superglue. The solvent can be bought at a hardware store. Dampen a cotton ball in gasoline and apply to the stained area of clothing. After some time asterite trace of the stain in warm water with a stain remover or soap.
Mix 1 tablespoon of vinegar in a glass of water. Saturate the stain from the glue resulting solution and wait a couple of minutes. Then rinse the fabric under running water. If necessary, repeat the procedure again. This method is suitable to clean fine delicate fabrics.
Remove glue stains with the help of special tools. It can be purchased in big supermarkets or hardware stores. Before use consult the dealer or read the instructions carefully. Also, make sure that the tool will not spoil the material. To do this, apply a little solvent on the seam or other inconspicuous area of the product and wait 5 minutes.
Mix in approximately equal proportions of a 10% solution of nitromethane and acetone. Treat the stain from the glue with a cotton swab dipped in medium. Then rinse the garment under running water and wash with detergent for stubborn stains.
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