mold test Articles

  • Mold, Mold Growth and Buildings

    Concern about mold exposures in buildings continues to be a significant issue. The bottom line is that mold has been around for eons and is not going away.  It will grow whenever and wherever buildings get wet and materials suitable for mold growth are present.  The following paragraphs are meant to shed light on mold issues related to microbiology, health and safety, moisture control, ...

  • LDPE Molding

    These are 3 ideas that may lead to the root cause. 3% is not an acceptable scrap rate as some parts may have only a 5% profit margin. I wish you well. I believe the dye is added and I am finding out exactly how. No regrind is permitted. The carrier material and colorant is specifically intended for LDPE, but I am confirming this. LDPE was chosen for its flexibility because it ...


    By Aco Mold Manufacturing

  • Mold! mold! its everywhere! ...so what!

      Ubiquitous is my big word for the week.  Webster"s definition is “existing or being everywhere at the same time:  constantly encountered.” This describes the situation with molds.  They don"t magically appear or re-incarnate when conditions are right.  They ...

  • New and dangerous mold

    Cryptococcus gattii was considered to be a mold found only in semi tropical and topical climates until it was found recently in the Pacific Northwest. It seems to have adapted to the cool, wet environment on Vancouver Island, Canada and spread from there to western Canada, Washington (state) and Oregon. It may have already spread to Idaho and California. Normally, Cryptococcus molds are capable ...

  • Beware of buying a home with MOLD!

    I have been performing home inspection for 18 years and I found that sellers will paint over existing water stains on walls to hide them from buyers. I do nondestructive moisture readings on all exterior walls in house, my meter will ring when there above normal moisture trapped in wall, when the meter rings I then proceed to investigate the exterior of house to find the cause of the moisture ...


  • Regrind processing of injection molding

    I hate to see all this reiteration of suggestions on regrind, when it appears that no one is reading the information that is specific to this application. On his posting that is about a month ago and about post number 25, Vijay states he is using a GF-nylon in air vents, and they are painted. Is anyone trying to address his issue by reading what he needs, or are people just trying to gain ...


    By Aco Mold Manufacturing

  • Mold and chronic sinusitis

    Do you suffer from frequent sinus headaches, congestion and runny nose? Have you taken enough cold and allergy medication to qualify for “frequent flier” awards? You may not have a persistent cold or allergies. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have discovered what may be the real cause of most chronic sinus conditions: MOLD! An estimated 37 million Americans suffer from chronic sinusitis, and the ...

  • Recycle Pallet Molding technology

    *Recycle Pallets Molds Design Analysis.When we received the customer Pallets design, we will gather all the related technical people to analysis the mold design first like demolding draft angle, strength, melt filling, deformation, thickness…and make mold flow analysis. After the design initially confirmed, we will have a technical meeting again to discuss all the plastic pallets molds ...


    By Focare Mould Co.,Ltd.

  • Mold! Hazard or Hoax?

      Let me address the two issues in reverse order.  The Hoax The biggest hoax is the hysteria over the notorious black mold that grows on sheetrock.  This black mold is formally known as Stachybotrys chartarum or Stachybotrys atra.  The horror stories ...

  • After the flood - preventing mold

    Beyond the direct water damage from a flood, there can be short term and long term problems with mold growth, whether the building is commercial or residential. The source of the water is the first important issue. Consider the following: 1.) If the flood is from surface water flooding such as heavy rains, hurricanes, and overflowing rivers this means dirt and debris. This ...

  • Purpose of Air and Surface Mold Sampling or Testing during Assessment

    As part of determining whether an indoor environment is contaminated with excessive amounts of mold and requires remediation, Indoor Environmental Technologies (IET) routinely performs air and surface mold sampling or testing. While there are many types of sampling, IET uses two of them the most: Air sampling using a “spore trap” sampler. Considerable information ...

  • Mold Remediation Guidance For Indoor Environment

    Remediation contractors are generally very conscientious, trying hard to bring each project to a condition where it will pass “clearance  testing” (the  Post-Remediation  Verification  [PRV] inspection) on the first try. Sometimes the cleaning attempts are unsuccessful. This will certainly cost the contractor additional cleaning ...

  • Mold Growth on Gypsum Wallboard—A Summary of Three Techniques

    Reducing occupant exposure to mold growing on damp gypsum wallboard and controlling mold contamination in the indoor environment was studied through 1) delineation of environmental conditions required to promote and avoid mold growth and 2) efficacy testing of antimicrobial products, specifically cleaners and paints, on gypsum wallboard (GWB) surfaces. The effects of moisture and relative ...

  • How to Find a Good Injection Mold Company in China

    In China there are good and bad companies, develop a correct company for your own is important. The factory should have experienced design and staff, good machine and measurement equipment, best quality control, export tooling experiences etc. It takes times to find good injection mold companies and build the partnership, not only in ...


    By Aco Mold Manufacturing

  • EPA SUPPORT EXPANDS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION MOLD & IAQ TRAINING AND COMMUNICATES A NEW SET OF STANDARDS TO MEDIATE THE MOLD CRISIS

    IAQ/Mold Professionals, Real Estate, Insurance and Financial Industries Reduces Risks from Mold and IAQ Exposure Insurance Carriers and Lenders Back New Mold/IAQ Standards Lack of Standards Now a “Non-Issue” as Industries Unite and Agree No one likes to talk about mold, yet it has quickly become a multibillion-dollar problem for mortgage banking companies, insurance companies, ...

  • METH: THE NEW MOLD - New Markets in Clandestine Laboratory Clean-up

    Untitled Document Intro Clandestine labs have become prevalent across America. They are used for the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Case study: Morrison brothers vibratory mold dump conveyor

    Challenge Morrison Bros. Foundry in Dubuque Iowa had been receiving reliable service from an existing General Kinematics Two-Mass Vibratory Shakeout. However, the vibratory mold dump conveyor prior to the vibratory shakeout was showing clear signs of being past the point of good service. The vibratory conveyor that had been installed by another company exhibited trough damage, ...


    By General Kinematics

  • Validation of RAPD markers for white mold resistance in two snap bean populations based on field and greenhouse evaluations

    White mold [Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary] is a fungal disease that can reduce yield of beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). A recombinant inbred line population and an independent inbred backcross population were developed that share a common white mold resistant donor parent, G122. Both populations were evaluated for physiological resistance in the greenhouse using the oxalic acid test and ...

  • Free soil testing for accurate fertiliser application

    With the growing season nearly upon us, Welsh farmers are being given an opportunity to discover the benefits of soil analysis through a number of free soil testing workshops at Farming Connect. Regular soil testing enables farmers to adopt a targeted approach to fertiliser use, thus providing significant cost savings, according to Lisa Roberts of Farming Connect. Soil analysis also identifies ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Proposed New Standard Test Method for Laboratory Compaction Testing of Soil-Rock Mixtures Using Standard Effort

    The purpose of this proposed standard is to standardize a test method for determining standard effort compaction characteristics of soil-rock mixtures containing particles larger than the 3/4-in. (19.0-mm) sieve and finer than the 3-in. (76.2-mm) sieve. The proposed method utilizes a mechanical compactor equipped with a 12-in. (304.8-mm) or 18-in. (457.2-mm)-diameter mold and a 131.4-obf ...


    By ASTM International

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