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Standards Compliance and Value-Based Product Development
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In the world of construction materials, ASTM International standards are as much a part of doing business as chemical admixtures are a part of concrete. It takes a combination of sound scientific protocol and industry-leading chemical technologies to develop and implement chemical admixtures and cement additives for the construction industry. Whether concrete or hydraulic cement, ASTM standard ...

Photometry Compendium: Episode 3 is live!
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Typical traps that we can fall into while preparing and carrying out tests. In photometry, most of the mistakes which lead to incorrect results are caused by improper handling. The third episode of the Photometry Compendium shows the typical mistakes that occur in practice and how to avoid them.  By observing a few important points while taking samples, transporting them and carrying out ...

Can rain clean the atmosphere?
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Original story at MIT News As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is coagulation, a natural phenomenon that can act to clear the air of pollutants like soot, sulfates, and organic particles. Atmospheric chemists at MIT have now determined ...

Rotork valve actuators at hub of automated flood alleviation scheme
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An extended scope contract performed by Rotork Site Services has successfully delivered full automation of a flood alleviation scheme protecting the historic town of Cardigan in West Wales. The project involved replacing unreliable actuators from another manufacturer, installing a PLC control cabinet and interfacing with the existing river level sensor and telemetry ...

Million gallons of wastewater closes another beach in Hawaii
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For the second time in a week a popular Hawaii beach was closed Thursday after sewage from a treatment plant spilled near the ocean. A million gallons of treated but not yet disinfected wastewater spilled from the East Honolulu Wastewater Treatment plant, closing Sandy Beach and its surroundings. The closure comes a day after beaches near Waikiki were reopened following a similar issue. The ...

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