Mold Testing Articles

  • Metal additive manufacturing technology used for customised mountain bikes - Case Study

    Metal additive manufacturing technology from Renishaw has enabled Robot Bike Co. to produce a novel design of mountain bike that can be customised to match the size and riding style of the rider. Background The Robot Bike Co. story started in the late 1990s when Ed Haythornwaite met two other bike-mad students, Ben Farmer and Ben Arnold, at Bath University. ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Anti-fungal compounds: emerging environmental contaminants

    Azole fungicides are active ingredients in a range of pharmaceutical and personal care products, and are also used in agriculture. This study reviewed the sources, presence and risks of these compounds in the environment, finding evidence of toxic effects on aquatic organisms. The researchers provide directions for future research and warn caution should be exercised until more toxicity data ...

  • Sources of Particles in Cleanrooms

    Viable particles consists of bacteria, virus, fungal spores, molds, and yeast.  These are generally obtained from people, outside air, water, equipment, tools, excipients, and active ingredients. The objectives of environmentally controlled cleanrooms are to provide a contamination-free space to test or manufacturer contamination free products.  Nonetheless, contamination has a way of ...


    By Climet Instruments Company

  • Toxicity assessment of diesel and metal contaminated soils through elutriate and solid phase assays with the slime mould, Dictyostelium discoideum

    A suite of organisms from different taxonomical and ecological positions are needed to assess environmentally relevant soil toxicity. We herein present a new bioassay based on Dictyostelium that is aimed at integrating slime moulds into such a testing framework. Toxicity tests on elutriates and the solid phase developmental cycle (DDDC) assay were successfully applied to a soil spiked with a ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • The Fatal Flaw in Dew Point Measurement for Injection Molding

    Dew-point measurement is a common and important metric in the plastic drying process. A good dew point meter can tell you whether your dryer is working normally or if it’s in need of repair. Dew point meters do this by measuring the humidity in the air that flows through the dryer. What dew point meters won’t tell you anything about, however, is how much moisture is actually present ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Top 7 Causes of Mold in Commercial Properties

    Mold growth within commercial buildings is a common concern for building occupants, as it has been linked to a number of health effects and can be found lurking within the walls and within ventilation systems, oftentimes going undetected for long periods of time. Here are the top seven causes of mold in commercial properties and what you need to know to prevent them. Improper Operation and ...


    By Karl & Associates Inc.

  • In mold labeling production line inquiry required information

    If you need a detail and correct in mold labeling line quotation, following information should be given to the supplier: ...


    By Focare Mould Co.,Ltd.

  • Gas assisted chair mold solution

    Gas assisted molding is widely used in manufacturing hollow plastic parts, light weight but strong strength. Especially for chair mold, then how to manufacture good quality gas assisted chair mould? First the material used. Here are three solutions: 1. pure PP 2. PP plus ...


    By Focare Mould Co.,Ltd.

  • Effective DNA extraction method for molecular diagnostics on wood-decay fungi

    1. INTRODUCTION Strategically eliminating damage caused by fungus requires precise identification of the fungal species present (using either conventional or molecular diagnostic techniques). The first step in performing molecular diagnostics on wood-decay fungi is to obtain analyzable fungal DNA. Five commercially available kits and one CTAB method were tested and analyzed ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • 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.

  • Major discount chain Leader Price found baler solution to handle their waste - Case Study

    When discount retail food chain giant, Leader Price, was looking for an efficient waste handling solution to replace their current rotocompactor, they chose Bramidan balers. Says Leader Price buyer, Mr Cresson, “Rotocompactors are an expensive investment requiring a full service contract as the machines need to be checked every quarter. That’s another 700€ per year for ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • 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 ...

  • Familiar with the Symptoms of Mold and Ways to Deal

    Finding that you may have mold in your property can definitely lead you to experience numerous things. You could in the beginning feel uprising, irritation or possibly a feeling of getting overloaded. Putting the property available for sale may be the very first thing that jumps into the mind, but that ought to be a final resort. A lot of people, in fact, reside in a property with mold and don't ...


    By Executive Restoration

  • Rapid, gentle blending maximizes strength of powder metal parts

    Nestled in the heart of the powder metal capital of the world, Allegheny Blending Technologies (ABT) specializes in custom blending of ferrous and non-ferrous powder metals that are sold to molders of powder metal parts. These blends of iron powder and additives (copper, nickel, graphite, manganese sulfide and dry lubricants) play important roles in products and equipment. In the U.S. automotive ...

  • Drying plastic resin pellets in injection- Molding & Extrusion processes case study

    Application Moisture concentrations are measured in the dry purge air used to remove moisture from a hopper containing plastic resin pellets used in injection-molding and extrusion processes. Problem Moisture contaminates the plastic resin pellets causing several quality problems in the finished plastic products. Moisture causes clear ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hol’z dir! Sustainable briquette manufacture in the Augustinuswerk Jessen case study

    Since only very recently the Augustinuswerk in Jessen has been producing wood briquettes under its own brand name of “Hol’z dir” in a separate workshop for the handicapped. Only machines from shredder specialist WEIMA are used for production, their own production facilities being only a few kilometres away in Großnaundorf. It is very busy here. Every day 3,000 wood ...


    By WEIMA

  • Indoor air quality and mold case study

    Service(s) performed: Indoor air quality and mold management services Summary: EFI Global has provided indoor air quality and asbestos abatement services to numerous school districts and universities nationwide. At a public educational system with 7 campuses totaling over 5 million square feet, our environmental professionals performed comprehensive indoor ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

  • Cedar Rapids Flooding case study

    Services Performed Emergency remediation response, industrial hygiene, asbestos consulting and mold/indoor air quality (IAQ) testing Summary During the summer of 2008, major flooding of the Cedar River occurred which covered the downtown area in floodwaters. Many buildings including municipal and county government facilities needed to be cleaned, repaired and ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

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