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  • Idaho Lab Completes Bench Testing For Electric Vehicle Wireless Charging

    INL researchers collaborated with Toyota, Nissan, WiTricity, Jaguar Land Rover, Qualcomm and one other auto company to perform the tests in the summer and fall of 2016. INL reported the test results to SAE International (formerly known as the Society of Automotive Engineers) in November 2016 to support the SAE Technical Information Report J2954 , a wireless charging guideline published earlier ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NREL Scientist Maria Ghirardi Named AAAS Fellow

    Maria Ghirardi, a scientist at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS cited Ghirardi for "distinguished contributions to our understanding of photobiological hydrogen production in photosynthetic organisms." At NREL, Ghirardi is involved in both basic and applied research, ...

  • XOS opens new applications laboratory to deliver high-quality user experiences through live demonstrations and training

    XOS, a leading manufacturer of application-specific X-ray analyzers, has announced the opening of a new applications laboratory to better support its customers. With the new applications lab, XOS is now offering live sample analysis demonstrations, instrument training, and technical support through onsite or virtual sessions. “Our decision to create a new applications laboratory will ...


    By X-Ray Optical Systems (XOS)

  • Spectro Scientific Introduces The FerroCheck 2000 Portable Magnetometer

    The FerroCheck portable magnetometer from Spectro Scientific provides accuracy and convenience in measurement of total ferrous wear particulates in lubricating fluids. FerroCheck enables users to perform accurate measurements of ferrous wear particles, both in the field, and in the lab where it can be used to analyze gearbox, transmission and ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Optimising laboratory environment for successful IVF outcomes with Geotech’s G100

    The accuracy of incubator gases within an IVF laboratory plays a major role in success of IVF programs in any fertility clinic today.  Given the crucial role that the incubator plays in the IVF process, the conditions within the incubator in an IVF laboratory must be optimal at all times to increase the likelihood of a successful assisted reproductive treatment. Geotech’s G100 ...


    By Geotech

  • EMLab P&K Phoenix Hosts Certified Indoor Environmentalist (CIE) Course by Indoor Sciences

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, will host Ian Cull of Indoor Sciences, Inc. to bring the IAQA Indoor Environmentalist Course to Phoenix. The IAQA Indoor Environmentalist Course is a comprehensive two-day training course taught by Ian Cull of Indoor Sciences. Course topics include: contaminants, health ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • UL 1640 for Portable Power Distribution Systems

    Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has created several guidelines that manufacturers may use to increase compliance with the latest UL standards in safety and production. For portable power distribution systems, the UL standard is 1640 (Standard for Portable Power-Distribution Equipment). Portable power distribution units are large devices that regulate exceedingly high voltages to low voltages that ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Measurement Science and Technology Paper

    Michael Broughton, Head of AMETEK Land's UKAS Calibration Laboratory worked in collaboration with the University of Sheffield and the National Physical Laboratory on a recently published paper considering the potential for improved radiation thermometry measurement uncertainty through implementing a primary scale in an industrial laboratory.    ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • New Online Resource Helps Keep Laboratory Expertise Within Reach

    A new, collaborative online reference library from METTLER TOLEDO covers everything from calibration issues to USP revisions to help users gain the competence necessary to achieve maximum accuracy and efficiency in the lab. METTLER TOLEDO has launched a new web-based Laboratory Expertise library. Focused on the day-to-day concerns of lab operators and managers, this online resource will ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Mobile altitude simulation system

    At this year’s Automotive Testing Expo Europe in Stuttgart, HORIBA presented MEDAS (short for: Mobile Efficient Dynamic Altitude Simulator), a completely innovative altitude simulator for optimizing performance and emission optimization in engine development intended for portable use. In this way, the Japanese company expands its range in the field of real driving emissions (RDE). MEDAS can ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires` Disease Launches New Website

    An alliance to prevent Legionnaire's disease has recently launched www.PreventLegionnaires.org, a brand new website aimed at providing the public with information about Legionella bacteria, its source and how individuals become infected with Legionnaires' disease. The website launch coincides with the release of the CDC Vital ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • SGS Celebrates World Accreditation Day 2016

    SGS celebrates World Accreditation Day, a global initiative jointly established by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC), to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation. This year’s theme, "Accreditation: A Global Tool to Support Public Policy", focuses on the use of accreditation as a tool for supporting all of ...


    By SGS

  • Legionella Testing Can Prevent Deaths from Healthcare-Associated Legionella Outbreaks

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that hospitals and healthcare facilities need a water management plan and should test for Legionella. The CDC announced that most deaths from healthcare-associated Legionella outbreaks might have been prevented if healthcare facilities proactively tested for Legionella. EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company, has the largest ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • AWWA urges consumers to identify lead service lines in their homes during Drinking Water Week

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are highlighting the importance of identifying lead service lines in consumers’ homes. If consumers live in a home with a lead service ...

  • Maintenance for Renault: full service by HORIBA

    Members of the HORIBA team standing in front of the Renault Lardy Technical Center. The 24 member technical department of HORIBA France ATS services 40 customers from different backgrounds; including car and engine makers, automotive suppliers, as well as state and private laboratories or universities. The department’s Emissions, Mechatronics, Test Automation and applications ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • New: Useful Accessories for portable measurements

    Do you want to use your precious pH electrode with glass shaft sometimes outside the laboratory? Here is the right solution for you: No matter if a conventional pH electrode or a digital one: Protect your electrode with the new armoring A pHLab/K for 120 mm electrodes. Use the advantage of precision electrodes also when doing portable ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Business Information Management Further Enhances LIMS Capabilities

    In many laboratory environments it is essential to ensure that staff are trained to use specific instruments and/or to conduct specific tests before the work is scheduled. Competency Tracker is a module that integrates seamlessly into the Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) from Autoscribe Informatics to allow monitoring of the training status and needs of staff. ...


    By Autoscribe Informatics

  • State of the Art Mobile Laboratory – the ´smogmobile´

    Enviro Technology Services’ new Air Quality Monitoring Vehicle (the smogmobile) is the UK’s greenest and most sophisticated mobile air quality monitoring laboratory using state of the art, next generation battery-powered equipment in an electric van. It creates no pollution or greenhouse gas emissions of any kind and so is able to measure key pollutants and greenhouse gases ...

  • Waters’ Centers of Innovation Program Recognizes Forensic Chemistry Laboratory at the University of Copenhagen

    At a ceremony at the University of Copenhagen, Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) officially welcomed the University’s Forensic Chemistry Laboratory within the Department of Forensic Medicine into the ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Carus offers Kiwa certified drinking water solutions

    Carus Corporation’s CARUSOL liquid permanganate is now Kiwa certified for use in drinking water applications. Carus Corporation serves utilities around the world, offering proven solutions for protecting and improving water quality. Carus’ AQUOX Free Flowing Grade potassium permanganate also received Kiwa recertification in late 2015. The Kiwa certificate declares that both Carus ...


    By Carus Corporation

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