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  • ASTM E1414 / E1414M - 11a standard test method for airborne sound attenuation between rooms sharing a common ceiling plenum

    Modern offices and other multipurpose buildings commonly have suspended acoustical ceilings installed over room dividing partitions. The test facility prescribed in this test method is useful for providing ceiling attenuation data on the relevant ceiling/partition elements and ...


    By ASTM International

  • Pickering extends mycotoxin line with GPC, sample prep columns and ELISA kits

    Pickering Laboratories, Inc., has substantially broadened its mycotoxin analysis product line through an agreement to distribute in Canada, Mexico and the United States LCTech’s GPC (gel permeation chromatography) ULTRA automated sample clean-up and concentration instrument, OtaREAD and AflaREAD ELISA test kits, and OtaCLEAN and AflaCLEAN immunoaffinity sample preparation columns. “The new GPC ...


    By Pickering Laboratories, Inc.

  • MINIFLASH TOUCH - New Portable Flash Point Tester Launched

    Grabner Instruments launches MINIFLASH TOUCH, its new analyzer for easy and safe flash point testing of petroleum products and solvents. MINIFLASH TOUCH is the latest addition to the Grabner Instruments line of portable flashpoint testers, that combines all of the field-proven advantages of the MINIFLASH tester line with a new convenient touch-screen design. The touch-screen runs on a ...

  • Standardization squared

    If you were walking around Q-Lab’s headquarters or any of our global locations, it wouldn’t take long to hear someone — sales professionals, product engineers, help desk technicians, marketing application specialists, upper management, etc. — mention ASTM. This is because standards are essential to what we do. Q-Lab is a global leader in weathering and corrosion test ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D2000 - 12 Standard Classification System for Rubber Products in Automotive Applications

    1. Scope 1.1 This classification system covers the properties of vulcanized rubber materials (natural rubber, reclaimed rubber, synthetic rubbers, alone or in combination) that are intended for, but not limited to, use in rubber products for automotive applications. Note 1—This classification system may serve many of the needs of other industries in much the same ...


    By ASTM International

  • Scale, corrosion and Legionella control without chemicals from Elgressy

    27 May 2006: LONDON, UK: Elgressy UK is pleased to be able to offer its unique technology and methodology for water management in open and closed water systems. Taking a simplified and balanced view of water management has allowed Elgressy to create a highly effective system for the control of micro organisms (including Legionella, E-coli, etc.), scale and corrosion without using chemical ...


    By Clarity Authoring

  • Indigo Biosystems Named ‘Best Place to Work’ in Indiana

    Indigo Biosystems (Indigo), a provider of scientific software for analytical laboratories, was recognized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce last week before a crowd of more than 1,200 at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis as one of the “Best Places to Work in Indiana.” The awards ceremony unveiled rankings for the record 100 companies from throughout the state that made the 2013 Best ...


  • IESI Corporation Announces Recycling Facility Grand Opening

    IESI Corporation ("IESI") announced today the grand opening of the IESI Texas Region's new recycling facility serving the Central Texas area. The IESI Central Texas Secure Shredding and Recycling Facility has added an automated single-stream recycling system to the Central Texas secure shredding operation. District Manager Adam Mathews stated, "The greater Austin area is a progressive market and ...


  • Is Illinois High School Making People Sick?

    Last week, the Chicago Tribune reported that employees at the Deerfield High School have complained that the building is making them sick.  The building is 51 years old and some employees of the school have concerns over mold and claim they have sensitive respiratory systems.   According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Good indoor air quality (IAQ) in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Oxygen and CO2 Combo Sensors Makes Calibration Quick and Easy

     One of the largest costs of monitoring gas levels is the ongoing costs of sensor calibration. The CO2Meter.com line of oxygen and oxygen-carbon dioxide combination sensors drastically reduces maintenance costs by simplifying the calibration process. The TR250Z Oxygen Sensor ...


    By CO2 Meter, Inc.

  • Nanocoating on buildings releases potentially toxic particles to the air

    Weathering and abrasion are reported to cause titanium dioxide nanoparticles to escape from a self-cleaning coating for buildings. These particles may be toxic to humans and wildlife. The researchers have developed three indicators from the test results to help predict levels of nanoparticle release from these coatings. Photocatalytic coatings containing nano-sized particles of titanium dioxide ...

  • BRUEL & KJAER UPDATES RANGE OF MEASURING MICROPHONES

    Bruel & Kjaer (B&K) introduces new, state-of-the-art models in its range of measuring microphones and related equipment for the measurement of sound in the latest version of its Microphones & Conditioning Product Catalogue. In response to customer requests, the 2007 catalogue includes connection charts for the extended ranges of microphones (diffuse-field, pressure-field, low-noise), ...

  • GU-General Utility Ltd. - Exclusive Representative for LDS in Korea

    GU-General Utility – provider of advanced test and measurement solutions - is the exclusive representative of LDS in Korea. Sales of LDS products, which range from very small to very large solutions, make up 55% of GU’s revenue and its main markets include automotive, governmental bodies, aerospace and defence and electronics. GU has also had a great deal of success as a supplier to ...

  • EISENMANN Chosen to Provide Emissions Abatement Equipment for Waste to Energy Project

    Forsite Development, lead developer for ReVenture Park, today announced its selection of the biomass gasifier technology for its proposed Waste-to-Energy (WTE) project. ReVenture Park will utilize a gasifier designed and commercialized by ICM, Inc. combined with the dual field Wet Electrostatic Precipitator (WESP-2F) technology from EISENMANN for emissions abatement. “EISENMANN is providing ...


    By Eisenmann

  • Environmental Tectonics Corporation's Simulation Division to Host a Timely Webinar Focusing on Emergency Management Grant Programs

    Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Simulation Division, located in Orlando, Florida, is pleased to announce that they will be hosting an educational webinar focusing on the current and future outlook of Department of Homeland Security Grant Programs and the impact recent changes to the Fiscal Year 2011 budget will have on the ...

  • Opportunity green business conference showcases 25 innovative green business entrepreneurs

    The Opportunity Green Business Conference, the preeminent sustainability forum facilitating exchange of ideas and sustainable business solutions, brought together over 900 Fortune 500 business leaders and entrepreneurs from around the globe to showcase the most sought-after opportunities, profound innovations, technologies and trends accelerating the new green economy through an exchange of ideas ...

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    2011 Predictions For EPA's Office Of Chemical Safety And Pollution Prevention: The Acta Group, L.L.C.'s (Acta) thoughts on what may be headed our way in 2011 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) are provided in a memorandum available online. ...


    By Acta Group

  • House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Chemical Safety Improvement Act

    On November 13, 2013, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (S. 1009) (CSIA), which was introduced in May 2013 by the late Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA). Earlier this year, the House Subcommittee held hearings to provide an overview of Title I of the Toxic Substances ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 31 R&D 100 Awards for 2014

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 31 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Recent Federal Developments - February 2011

    TSCA/FIFRA/NTP/EPCRA EPA Issues Technical Correction On TSCA Section 4 Test Rule On Certain High Production Volume Chemicals: On January 26, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a technical correction to a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 4 final rule EPA issued on January 7, 2011. ...


    By Acta Group

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