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  • Official Earth Day Goal Thermometer

    This is the Official Earth Day Goal Thermometer page for the OMPC (One Million Pound Challenge) record attempt.  ATR will have Guinness World Record judges at our corporate headquarters to officiate the record tally on April 25 until the challenge ends at 6:00 PM CST.  Each of the 6 participating ATR facilities have 2 independent witnesses to report the Official Earth Day Goal results ...

  • iTHERM TMS01 MultiSens Flex Multipoint Thermometer

    By complying with the highest safety standards, it can be customized for various applications. Bendable into a 3D layout, it provides a complete temperature profile just by using one nozzle. The TMS01 is configurable with or without thermowells for optimal response times or mechanical strength/sensors replaceability. Available either with TC/RTD technology or with our iTHERM StrongSens insert. ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • AMETEK Land Offers UKAS Certification as Standard on Cyclops C100L Non-contact Thermometer

    AMETEK Land, the leading industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement specialist, has announced that buyers of its Cyclops C100L will receive a designated three point UKAS certification to ISO / IEC 17025:2005 as standard.  Widely used in industries such as metal and glass production, as well as in ceramics, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Waste Management, LG Electronics Host eCycling Events at Two Oklahoma Locations

     As part of the Keep America Beautiful and Keep Oklahoma Beautiful programs, Waste Management Recycle America, a subsidiary of Waste Management (WM), and LG ElectronicsUSA (LG) are hosting two free ...


  • As 2012 NCAA® Men`s Final Four® Approaches in New Orleans, Local Residents Encouraged to Recycle Used Electronics at Free March 25 `Do March Right` Recycling Event

     Local residents will soon have an opportunity to get rid of old TVs, computers and other electronic equipment in an environmentally sound manner – free of charge.  (Logo:  ...


    By LG Electronics

  • Non-Contact Temperature Measurement

    Infrared thermometers allow temperature measurement from a distance without contacting the object to be measured. WIKA offers a full-line of handheld infrared pyrometers to measure hot, hard-to-reach, or moving parts, including an intrinsically safe version that is both CSA and FM approved. Featuring enhanced optics, the comfortable, user-friendly devices provide accurate readings over a ...


  • ASTM D5527 - 00(2011) standard practices for measuring surface wind and temperature by Acoustic Means

    Sonic anemometer/thermometers are used to measure turbulent components of the atmosphere except for confined areas and very close to the ground. These practices apply to the use of these instruments for field measurement of the wind, sonic temperature, and atmospheric turbulence components. The quasi-instantaneous velocity component measurements are averaged over user-selected sampling times ...


    By ASTM International

  • Certification of calibration instruments for refrigeration

    Equipment Subject to Adjustment: The equipment that should be subject to periodic calibration are: Digital thermometer 4-way Manifold for R410A and R407c analog or digital Electronic balance; Digital Caliper / Meter AC Refrigerant gas leak detector The calibration process is the operation that the door, by comparison with a standard instrument , ...


    By Eurotec BT Srl

  • Cleanup of hazardous materials completed at Hillsborough, N.H. Site

    Cleanup of household appliances, contaminated soil, drums filled with toxic waste and other hazardous materials was completed recently by the US Environmental Protection Agency at an abandoned one-acre residential parcel in Hillsborough, N.H. The cleanup of the Davison Property site at 471 Second NH Turnpike (Route 31) began in January and cost about $763,000. Hazardous substances, including ...

  • ASTM C729 - 11 standard test method for density of glass by the sink-float comparator

    The sink-float comparator method of test for glass density provides the most accurate (yet convenient for practical applications) method of evaluating the density of small pieces or specimens of glass. The data obtained are useful for daily quality control of production, acceptance or rejection under specifications, and for special purposes in research and development. Although this test scope ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA presents Success Story Award to Earth Keepers

    CHICAGO (Nov. 20, 2006) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Marcus Peacock recently presented a Success Story Award to Upper Michigan's Earth Keepers for environmental stewardship. Superior Watershed Partnership Director Carl Lindquist accepted on behalf of the group at the 2006 State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference (SOLEC) awards dinner in Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 1. ...

  • AMETEK Inc. Acquires Land Instruments International Limited

    AMETEK, Inc., a global supplier of high-end analytical instrumentation, publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and headquartered in Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA has acquired Land Instruments International Limited. Land Instruments International, based in Dronfield, Derbyshire, UK joins AMETEK as part of its Electronic Instruments Group (EIG) - which markets advanced monitoring, testing, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Mercury Spill in Illinois Results in Lawsuit & Reminds Public to be Aware of this Toxic Metal

    Last month, The Record reported that a dairy business is seeking a judgment of $1.4 million against a sanitary and clean-up company for costs and damages associated with a mercury spill at their business.  The spill occurred when a manometer containing the toxic liquid metal was laid on its side, spilling toxic mercury.   Mercury spills occur all too frequently.  In ...


    By EC2 Inc.

  • New Standards for EPEAT Environmental Rating System Move Toward Implementation

    The IEEE 1680 standards that will form the basis of EPEAT Imaging Equipment and Television environmental ratings are moving toward final approval after three years of intensive stakeholder work. More than 75% of IEEE voters gave the draft standards a positive vote, in an important step toward publication and implementation later in 2012. “This remarkable ...

  • Ingram Micro and EPEAT Partner to Offer Green IT Solutions

    Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider, today announced another advancement in its social responsibility effort through an expanded relationship with EPEAT®, the definitive global registry for greener electronics. Through an exclusive agreement effective in the fourth quarter of this year, Ingram Micro's resellers in the U.S. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Great Lakes States Seek Comment on Mercury Reduction Strategy

    CHICAGO, Illinois, August 29, 2007 (ENS) - The Great Lakes Regional Collaboration has opened a 60 day public comment period for its Draft Great Lakes Mercury In Products Phase-Down Strategy. In April 2006, the GLRC began development of a basin-wide strategy for the phase-down of mercury in products and waste. The proposal calls for action in five product areas and five economic sectors ...

  • EU scientific committee looks for mercury alternatives

    April saw EU scientists actively seeking advice on possible alternatives to a pollutant that threatens the health of millions, from humans, animals to ecosystems. The EU’s Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) is currently undergoing research into the possible substitutes to mercury-containing sphygmomanometers. Under a 2007 directive (Directive 2007/51/EC) ...

  • EPA Settlement with the City of Buffalo Protects Residents from Hazardous Waste and Materials

    Under the terms of an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the City of Buffalo will host nine community recycling events to collect fluorescent light bulbs, electronic waste, and household hazardous waste from city residents. This program will reduce the likelihood of exposure by residents to harmful chemicals found in these products, while also reducing the amount of waste ...

  • Questions and answers on EU Mercury Policy

    What is mercury? Mercury is familiar to many as a silver-coloured liquid which expands and contracts in a thermometer to show the temperature. It is also known as “quicksilver” or "hydrargyrum" (i.e. liquid silver) and is represented by the symbol Hg. Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at ambient room temperature. It is a chemical element and therefore indestructible. ...

  • Covanta Energy Facilities Recycle Used Rechargeable Batteries and Cell Phones in Honor of Earth Day

    In celebration of the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, Covanta Energy, the nation's largest operator of the energy-from-waste facilities, is collecting used rechargeable batteries and cell phones for recycling. The collection is part of Covanta's Clean World Initiative, a company-wide sustainability movement that works to remove potentially ...


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