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Can you feel the heat of summer season? Well, you are not the only one who suffers from the heat wave going on now in some part of the world. Some say it is the result of global warming. For sure, if you are on a place where there is no air condition or even an electric fan, you might have use your ID card or that invitation your holding on just to ease out that hot feeling. You might be wondering why I used your ID card or the invitation as an example of an improvised fan. Well, for obvious reason that these are things are made of hard and sturdy material like a card.

Most cards have this basic characteristic. Stiff and solid kind of paper are often used in making invitation cards, ID cards and other items which need to be unbreakable and durable. People prefer tough materials to make products especially if it will be used outdoors or for a long period of time. You can look around you and definitely, you would see something made out of cards. One great example of things made of cards is boxes. Observe how solid and inflexible those things are. Since it will be used to carry shoes or slippers, card materials are the perfect source if you want to hold your items for a long time.

From the traditional cards that most of us know, these things had somewhat catch the attention of inventors out there. They thought of making these cards more advanced and adhere with the latest technology. I am sure that most of you are familiar with credit cards. Wonder how these things work as an alternative for money? Of course, credit cards are also made of firm and rigid card material but the only difference is that there are micro chips embedded inside of it. These chips have important data and placed inside the card. Now, there are certain precautions one should follow when using these kinds of cards. Although it is unbreakable and durable, the micro chips inside are not. Therefore, you should not expose your card in excessive heat or cold, never get it soaked and lastly, never place it near magnetic stuff.


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Michelle Anne Leah Custodio has 1 articles online

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This article was published on 2010/09/12