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  • Proven Quality: AQA Interlaboratory Test 2018 - University of Stuttgart

    Once again, Xylem Analytics has successfully participated at the Interlaboratory Test for Waste Water Treatment Samples concerning AQA at the University of Stuttgart on behalf of the authorities Environment, Climate Protection, Energy as well as Rural affairs and consumer protection. Thus, photometric systems of WTW once again offer „proven quality“ for determination and AQA in waste ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • New born in the Environmental World

    In these days, a new triple-effect system with 100 cubic meters of the ECO DPM-SE series is being installed at the customer’s premises. The project concerns the ambitious goal of recovering raw materials contained in exhausted solutions, reaching a goal that until now was unimaginable. The technology used in this type of evaporators, able to keep in continuous mixing the solution to be ...

  • RSB-01S product news

    We took a different approach to measure the three irradiance components (DNI, GHI, DHI). A spectroradiometer with rotating Shadow Band (RSB) is an attractive alternative to a conventional 3 component sun tracker system. Just one spectroradiometer used for all measurements lowers the costs associated with the instrumentation required. Accurate DNI measurements can be obtained from a MS-711 Global ...


    By EKO Instruments

  • Flottweg Breaks Ground on Laboratory - Testing Area Expansion

    Flottweg, a leading manufacturer of centrifuges, belt presses and separators for solid-liquid separation, announced today it has broken ground on construction of a 1,700-square-foot laboratory and testing area expansion. Once construction is complete, the addition will include an expanded laboratory, upgraded testing equipment, and a high-speed balancing bunker. The laboratory ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Diehl Metering presents the first OMS-certified meters

    Smart OMS meters present the open communication standard for measuring the consumption of electricity, gas, water and heating. 2016 started with a resounding success for Diehl Metering. The HYDRUS and SHARKY meters are the first products in the world with integrated communication to be certified by the OMS Group for their interoperability according to OMS Generation 3. As an independently ...


    By ERI Safety Videos

  • Carmakers’ hands tied as EU agrees CO2 targets will be based on new test

    CO2 targets for 2021 for new cars will be based on an improved test, the WLTP (Worldwide harmonised Light Vehicles Test Procedure), after a decision today by the European Council and the European Commission. Sustainable transport group Transport & Environment (T&E) welcomes the decision as the conversion methodology will limit how much carmakers can manipulate tests to meet 2021 CO2 ...

  • VW’s latest admission exposes more of the `iceberg`

    In the last few days several announcements have demonstrated how the initial exposure of Volkswagen’s cheating US tests is merely the tip of an iceberg of test manipulation. In the US more models, including models from Porsche, have been accused of having illegal levels of diesel NOx emissions. This was ...

  • Distek, Inc. awarded Japanese patent for modularity design and position software control

    Distek, Inc., an industry leader in pharmaceutical laboratory testing instruments, accessories and validation services, has been awarded Japanese Patent 5773914 for their modularity design and the individual position software control. Distek's patented, self-contained, modularity design is configurable for up to 8 positions when in use on the symphony 7100 "Bathless" Dissolution Instrument and 6 ...


    By Distek, Inc.

  • LED & LIGHTING quality evaluation the new DELTAOHM SpectroRadiometer HD30.1

    LEDs cannot be manufactured with consistent optical properties as a result of the production processes involved. Brightness and color can vary substantially from component to component even in the same production batch. This is why LEDs have to be tested during production and in their final application. Comprehensive optical characterization is also essential during research and development of ...

  • Distek, Inc. Releases the PrepEngine Sample Prep Station

    North Brunswick, NJ – Distek, Inc., an industry leader in pharmaceutical laboratory testing instruments, accessories and validation services, is excited to release the PrepEngine Sample Prep Station for Content Uniformity. The PrepEngine was co-developed through collaboration between Distek, Inc. and Two Square Science based in Fall River, MA. The result is a 10 station system which ...


    By Distek, Inc.

  • Endotoxin Analysis

    Environmental Testing and Research Laboratories announce adding enhanced endotoxin analysis to their services. Historically, endotoxin analysis was limited to identifying results in one of three ranges. Recently, sophisticated ...

  • Best Laboratory of the Year

    Businesss Sphere Group TOPPERS to 43 numbers on 22 nov,2012 in Hotel Eros, Managed by Hilton,New Delhi. Shri Kodikunnil Suresh, Hon'ble Minister of State for Labour & Employment Governebt of India, Shri Haroon Yusuf, Hon'ble Minister Power,Food & Civil Supplies, Development and awarded to all businessmen/industrialists. SIGMA TEST & RESEARCH CENTRE has been awarded as the ...

  • A2LA Offers Training Course on the ISO/IEC 17065 Standard for Product Certification Bodies

    The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) will offer the training course, “Understanding ISO/IEC 17065 Product Certification Accreditation.” A2LA will offer this course October 3-4, 2013 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare in Chicago, IL. The cost will be $745.00 for A2LA members and $795.00 for non-members. This course will use lecture and discussion to help ...

  • Axion Polymers strengthens its product development team

    Axion Polymers has re-structured its product development team with a sharper focus on customer-specific requirements as demand continues to grow for its quality-assured 100% recycled polymers, toll compounding and laboratory testing services. Steve Bell, who has worked as Product Development Manager since the Salford recycling facility opened in 2006, is promoted to Commercial Operations Manager ...


    By Axion Group

  • ASTM D4966 - 12 Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Martindale Abrasion Tester Method)

    Acceptance Testing—this test method is not considered satisfactory for acceptance testing of commercial shipments of fabric. The between-laboratory precision of this test method is poor and, because of the nature of abrasion testing itself, technicians frequently fail to obtain results in agreement on the same type of testing instrument, both within and between laboratories. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Night Cream Cosmetics Recalled After Bacteria and Fungi Discovered

    Last week, Consumers Digest published information about a recall of a night cream.  According to reports, the cream was found to be contaminated with the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus and a type of fungus.  An investigation has identified the source of the microbial contamination as coming from a supplier of the cream’s bottle pump component. No injuries or illnesses ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Synergi® V12.0.5 - better than ever

    Last year’s release of Synergi® V12 provided clients with a new level of usability, and feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. With more than 200 additional improvements, the new 12.0.5 version ensures better functionality and more features than ever before. The international Synergi network meeting in May 2010 marked the release of V12. One of its main objectives was to ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • ALS Continues to Expand into USA Environmental Markets

    We are extremely pleased to announce that effective November 1, 2011, ALS Group has acquired Columbia Analytical Services, an environmental testing laboratory network  headquartered in Kelso, Washington with six locations in the USA.  Columbia Analytical Services (CAS) is a leading full-service independent network of analytical testing laboratories in the United States. CAS ...


    By ALS Environmental

  • ASTM D3936 - 11 standard test method for resistance to delamination of the secondary backing of pile yarn floor covering

    This test method is used for acceptance testing of commercial shipments. Comparative tests as directed in 5.2 may be advisable. In a case of a dispute arising from differences in reported test results when using this test method, the purchaser and the supplier should conduct comparative tests to determine if there is a statistical bias between their laboratories. Competent statistical assistance ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D4009 - 92(2011) standard guide for foam stability of hand dishwashing detergents

    1. Scope 1.1 This guide provides guidelines for several techniques of measuring the foam stability of light-duty hand dishwashing detergent products in the presence of artificially applied test-food soils. It is intended as a laboratory screening test to aid in the formulation of products, for quality control and as a basis between the formulator and supplier in standardizing specific ...


    By ASTM International

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