Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Social Rewind for May 31, 2017

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you're missing a lot of good information?

"The Social Rewind," is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: We’ve all heard about the amazing things that 3D printing can accomplish, but this post from Tektronix presents a new 4D printing method that allows for the printing of flat components that can be folded into 3D objects at a later time.

This cool post from Valutek looks at how 4th graders are learning about human biology by wearing and marking up white, disposable coveralls with all of the body’s systems.

Agilent Technologies’ post examines how new technologies like PCR (polymerase chain reaction) and Real-time PCR (also known as quantitative or qPCR), can help forensic investigators deal with degraded DNA.

The National Nuclear Security Administration posted about their Super Truck team’s research that could potentially save 21 billion gallons of diesel fuel and 210 million tons of reduced carbon dioxide emissions for the trucking industry.

Laughing Squid’s post answers a question we’ve had for a long time: Why do airplanes still fly at the same speeds they did in the 1960s?

And we close out this week’s column with a blog post about our ACL Premium ESD Paints promo.

There you have it; another quick look at a few of last week's most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We'd love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


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Monday, May 29, 2017

Got Tools? You Need One of These Waterloo Tool Chests

Save an extra 5% off the Q Source price on Waterloo Tool Chests. Get this discount when you add an eligible tool chest to your shopping cart. Our Featured Product promo is valid Monday, May 29, 2017 and runs through Friday, June 2, 2017.

Available in red or black and offering two to ten drawers, eligible chests feature double-wall construction, various locking and latch systems, sturdy drawers, non-slip liners, and limited warranties. Visit the individual product pages for more detailed information.

Follow our regular Free Freight and Featured Product selections on our Q Source Resource Blog, via our email newsletter, or on our social media accounts. Please help us spread the word about these great money-saving opportunities by sharing these offers with your friends and colleagues.

Click here to shop for eligible tool chests. For further questions, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com and expires on Friday, June 2, 2017.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Get Extra Savings & a Free Giveaway When You Buy ACL Premium ESD Paints

If you’re looking to ESD protect your workplace floor, or to reapply an ESD coating you previously applied, we have an awesome special offer on ACL Staticide Premium ESD Paints. Now through July 31st, 2017, get a Free gallon of ACL’s 4030-1 Neutralizer/Cleaner when you buy either two gallons or one 5-gallon pail of their 5700 Series Premium ESD Paint. Plus, when you combine that offer with the purchase of the ACL 395 Resistivity Meter, you’ll get 10% off the meter.


ACL’s 5700 Series Premium ESD Paints offer a reliable static control solution that is more economical than ESD epoxy or ESD tile. These convenient paints provide consistent static protection for interior concrete floors and are perfect for use in electronics manufacturing, assembly, and other ESD-protected areas. You’ll find these paints easy to apply and maintain with a rich viscosity that ensures even distribution of conductive material. Click here for a product data sheet.

The ACL Staticide 4030-1 Neutralizer/Cleaner is a ready-to-use, low-foaming multi-purpose maintenance cleaner that is non-toxic, biodegradable, and environmentally friendly. It will not degrade the anti-static properties of an environment (such as a ESD-painted floors), and it has a neutral formula that allows it to safely be used in environments with septic and sewage systems. Click here for a product data sheet.

Perfect for static testing floor finishes and paints (along with mats, wrist straps, smocks, bags, and containers), the ACL Staticide 395 Resistivity Meter features a modern design and sophisticated circuitry to provide high accuracy. Great for use in manufacturing and research departments, the 395 Meter has an easy-to-read, color-coded LED scale that will give half decade measurements to provide a close indication to actual value. Click here for a product data sheet.

Please visit our ACL ESD Premium Paint promo page to purchase your paint(s) or for further info about our exclusive promo. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

The Social Rewind for May 22, 2017

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you're missing a lot of good information?

"The Social Rewind," is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: Whether you’re soldering for a hobby or as a profession, the info in this Weller post about choosing the right solder is a good reference.

In another hot reference post, Master Appliance’s post provides some basic tips for using a heat gun.

Wearwell’s post offers a selection of tips for workplace housekeeping to prevent injuries, make a good first impression, and improve productivity.

Are you confused about cleanroom classifications? This detailed piece shared by Puritan will enlighten you.

This amazing 3D Printing Industry post says that women facing fertility problems may soon be helped by 3D-printed ovaries.

And we close out this week’s column with an email post about our wide selections of products available at QSource.com.

There you have it; another quick look at a few of last week's most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We'd love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


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Lighting for Less - Extra Savings on Daylight Task Lights

Save an extra 5% off the Q Source price on Daylight Task Lights. Get this discount when you add an eligible task light to your shopping cart. Our Featured Product promo is valid Monday, May 22, 2017 and runs through Friday, May 26, 2017.

Eligible Daylight Task Lights include Slimline LED lamps, artist lamps, hobby lamps, and more. Please visit the individual product pages for more detailed specs and features.

Follow our regular Free Freight and Featured Product selections on our Q Source Resource Blog, via our email newsletter, or on our social media accounts. Please help us spread the word about these great money-saving opportunities by sharing these offers with your friends and colleagues.

Click here to shop for eligible Daylight Task Lights. For further questions, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com and expires on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Social Rewind for May 15, 2017

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you're missing a lot of good information?

"The Social Rewind," is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: Workrite Ergonomics shared this post that says that luck may not be so dumb.

JBC Soldering’s post examines the discovery of a new transparent thin film material that could mean major breakthroughs for electronics and solar cells.

Before we forget, check out this Agilent Technologies post that looks at how our well-being may be protected by forgetting certain things.

If you’re into electric cars and also the concept of self-driving vehicles, this TE Connectivity post theorizes that the future of the electric car is autonomous.

For all of you math geeks out there, Laughing Squid shared this awesome map of mathematics.

And we close out this week’s column with a blog post about the new Bevco: Dura 7000 Series Chairs.

There you have it; another quick look at a few of last week's most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We'd love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


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Save on Dozens of Eclipse Tool Kits for a Variety of Applications & Repairs

Save an extra 10% off the Q Source price on Eclipse Tool Kits. Get this discount when you add an eligible tool kit to your shopping cart. Our Featured Product promo is valid Monday, May 15, 2017 and runs through Friday, May 19, 2017.

Our exclusive Featured Product Sale offers additional savings on numerous kits from leading manufacturer, Eclipse Tools. Eligible products include technician’s kits, electronics kits, Apple, PC & video game repair kits; cell phone repair kits, and dozens more. Visit our Featured Product promo page for the complete selection.

Follow our regular Free Freight and Featured Product selections on our Q Source Resource Blog, via our email newsletter, or on our social media accounts. Please help us spread the word about these great money-saving opportunities by sharing these offers with your friends and colleagues.

Click here to shop for eligible Eclipse Tool Kits. For further questions, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com and expires on Friday, May 19, 2017.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Dura 7000 Series Chairs Now Offer a Larger Weight Capacity

If you’re shopping for ergonomic chairs and need to consider weight capacity, please head over to QSource.com’s Bevco Dura 7000 Series Chairs Department. We think Bevco’s upgraded 7000 Series lineup may be just what you need.


These popular, durable chairs are more rugged and robust with improvements that include:
  • Higher 350-lb. Weight Capacity
  • Stronger Bushings
  • Available 20” Adjustable Chrome Flat Footrings
In addition to these upgrades, Bevco’s Dura Chairs feature a polyurethane that is impervious to water, oil, and most chemicals; are made to meet ANSI/BIFMA standards, and are GREENGUARD GOLD certified. Plus, they come standard with Bevco’s 12-year warranty.

Available in standard and cleanroom versions, these chairs offer a variety of options for use in schools, labs, and other industrial environments. And, as with all of Bevco’s chair lines, the Dura 7000 Series allows you to create the exact chair to meet your needs.

Please visit our Bevco Dura 7000 Series page to purchase your chairs. You may also contact us by phone (800-966-6020), email, or via our Web site.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The Social Rewind for May 9, 2017

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you're missing a lot of good information?

"The Social Rewind," is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: Tektronix always has the coolest stories about new technology and this week they offer a post about the potential use of 3D liquid crystals for creating quantum computers.

Wearwell’s post focuses on the importance of proper ergonomic surfaces to improve worker health and productivity and to reduce absenteeism.

Hey dads, find out who joins Netflix in 3M’s post of the 50 best places to work for new fathers.

Zebra Technologies posted a piece about what the future holds for using RFID transmitters to track NFL player performance.

3D Printing Industry presents another post about the promising use of 3D printing to save lives. In this case, the creation of an artificial pancreas for type 1 diabetes patients.

And we close out this week’s column with a post about our new ACL Staticide ESD Premium Paints promotion.

There you have it; another quick look at a few of last week's most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We'd love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


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Monday, May 8, 2017

Save on Treston Electric Workbenches w/Our Featured Product Sale

Save an extra 5% on Treston Electric Workbenches
Save an extra 5% off the Q Source price on Treston’s Electric Workbenches. Get this week-long discount when you add an eligible workbench to your shopping cart. Our Featured Product promo is valid Monday, May 8, 2017 and runs through Friday, May 12, 2017.

Eligible workbenches include ESD and non-ESD laminate worksurfaces, with or without an LMT Frame, and with or without a single bay upright module. For complete details, please see the individual product pages for these workbenches.

Follow our regular Free Freight and Featured Product selections on our Q Source Resource Blog, via our email newsletter, or on our social media accounts. Please help us spread the word about these great money-saving opportunities by sharing these offers with your friends and colleagues.

Click here to shop for eligible Treston Electric Workbenches. For further questions, call us (800-966-6020), or send us an email. Please note: This promo is valid only at QSource.com and expires on Friday, May 12, 2017.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Social Rewind for May 3, 2017

Are you subscribed to multiple social media networks like we are? Do you find it difficult it to keep up with all of the updates from the people you follow? Do you feel like you're missing a lot of good information?

"The Social Rewind," is a weekly compilation of what we thought were the most interesting, funny, or informational social media posts of the previous week. Q Source follows a variety of really fascinating companies and individuals on Twitter, Facebook & Google+ and we want to share the best of what they have to say.

Leading off this week’s column: We hope this post won’t be one of the surprising reasons, listed in this post from Workrite Ergonomics, of why you have a headache.

Puritan’s post looks at the tools of boxing and MMA’s often overlooked “cutman” in the corner.

How does studying the big help us learn about the very small? This National Nuclear Security Administration post shows how cosmology is now helping us understand quantum mechanics.

Agilent Technologies’ post gets us, in a roundabout way, to a very interesting revelation of how scientists are using DNA as a new outlet for information storage.

Here’s a do-it-yourself post from Instructables that demonstrates how to build your own soldering microscope using a Raspberry Pi Zero W and a camera module.

And we close out this week’s column with our post announcing the extension of our popular Static Solutions Free Shipping promotion.

There you have it; another quick look at a few of last week's most interesting social media posts. We enjoy bringing you this weekly column and hope you liked reading the Social Rewind. We'd love it if you shared your interesting posts with us and if you would share this column with your friends and colleagues.


For additional Q Source news, product information, reviews, how-to articles, and special offers please subscribe to our email newsletter and to The Q Source Resource Blog.