Daily Archives: February 25, 2011

What is 8 Inches Deep and 20 Years Long?


Most industries that produce, well for the moment we’ll call it, STUFF have written in their specification of an item called a “life time expectancy”.¬† A product’s life time is considered from time of manufacturing to the time in which its designed functionality has expired. And this is based on a whole lot of other stuff used in the products construction, and that stuff’s life expectancy, combined with a variable of guesstimation¬† based on the particular industries confidence, or lack thereof, of their product. And in some cases, the¬† projected income they can gain from the product before they make enough profit, that should their product fail prior to its expected life time, they can cut their losses and run for the hills.

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