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  • The LAB-TEMP Range of Laboratory Furnaces and Ovens from Thermcraft

    The LAB-TEMP range of laboratory furnaces and ovens from Thermcraft are used worldwide by some of the biggest materials testing system manufacturers. All of the laboratory furnaces and ovens from the LAB-TEMP range are constructed with stainless steel exteriors and can be designed to be retro-fitted to existing systems or for new OEM systems. The furnaces and ovens are designed to work with ...


    By Thermcraft Inc

  • Custom Industrial Furnaces

    Industrial furnaces are used for a number of applications including annealing, debinding and thermal cycling. They are also used across many varying industries, so where standard design furnaces do not meet customer specifications, custom industrial furnaces can be manufactured. Thermcraft inc. can design and assemble custom build furnaces and ovens to ensure optimum customer satisfaction. ...


    By Thermcraft Inc

  • Faulty oil furnaces can mean expensive soot problems for property owners

    With summer quickly coming to an end cold weather is just around the corner in many parts of the country. Soon many homes and commercial buildings will be turning on their furnaces for the first time this season. One thing property owners should be on the lookout for as they begin to use their furnaces is any buildup or appearance of soot from faulty oil furnaces.A ‘puffback’ can occur when an ...


  • EPA announces new energy star requirements for dishwashers and furnaces

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is updating Energy Star requirements for home dishwashers and furnaces. The new requirements are a part of Energy Star’s overall commitment to protect people’s health and the environment by encouraging energy efficiency. Effective January 20, 2012, both standard-sized and compact residential dishwashers meeting the new Energy Star ...

  • ASTM E1834 - 11 Standard Test Method for Analysis of Nickel Alloys by Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometry

    This test method is primarily intended to test material for compliance with specifications such as those under the jurisdiction of ASTM Technical Committee B02 on Nonferrous Metals and Alloys. It may also be used to test compliance with other specifications that are compatible with the test method. It is assumed that users of this test method shall be trained analysts capable of performing ...


    By ASTM International

  • Humboldt State University launches new environmental laboratory

    Dr. James Russell of the Humboldt State University Department of Applied Technology is holding a brick that looks like leftover supplies mashed together after art class, but it could be a great way to repurpose used styrofoam for building insulation. The idea, originated by Roger Pryor of Bayside Builders, is exactly the sort of thing that Dr. Russell and others behind the GreenLab at Humboldt ...

  • ASTM D4239 - 12 Standard Test Method for Sulfur in the Analysis Sample of Coal and Coke Using High-Temperature Tube Furnace Combustion

    Sulfur is part of the ultimate analysis of coal and coke. Results of the sulfur analysis are used for evaluation of coal preparation and cleaning, evaluation of potential sulfur emissions from coal and coke combustion or conversion processes, and evaluation of coal and coke quality in relation to contract specifications, as well as for scientific purposes. The competency of ...


    By ASTM International

  • Boston asbestos testing laboratory warns flood victims of potential asbestos contamination in buildings

    As the flood waters eventually begin to recede some property owners who venture back into their homes and businesses will discover water damaged properties and ruined belongings... As the flood waters eventually begin to recede some property owners who venture back into their homes and businesses will discover water damaged properties and ruined belongings. Fortunately many of the water damaged ...


  • Atlanta mold testing laboratory warns flood victims of potential asbestos contamination in buildings

    As the flood waters eventually begin to recede some property owners who venture back into their homes and businesses will discover water damaged properties and ruined belongings. Fortunately many of the water damaged properties can be saved with proper and extensive water extraction and mold remediation and prevention techniques. Damaged properties not only have to deal with water damage issues, ...


  • Faulty heating systems can mean expensive soot problems for homeowners

    A simple test can help detect faulty heating units from causing soot contamination and damaging the contents of homes with help from EMSL Analytical. With cold weather now hammering most of the country, people are breaking out the sweaters and many homes and buildings have their furnaces working overtime to keep occupants warm and comfortable. One thing property owners should be on the ...


  • Environmental impact of coal burning: New reference materials enable accurate measurement

    Three new certified reference materials to improve the quality of coal analysis have been developed by JRC IRMM for use in laboratory quality control and method validation. Knowing the heating value and the trace element load is important to reduce the environmental impact of coal. Sulfur and trace elements from ...

  • E1100 Hand-Held Combustion Gas Analyzer

    The NEW E1100 Hand-Held Combustion Analyzer is a rugged unit for boiler, burner, engine, turbine, furnace, and other combustion applications. Pre-calibrated and field replaceable sensors allow for easy diagnostics and replacements to reduce “down-time” and costly repair charges. The E1100 is a NEW hand-held industrial gas analyzer that is a valuable tool designed for maintenance & ...

  • Chemical-free COD analysis for labs

    The new QuickCODlab laboratory analyzer from LAR Process Analysers AG determines the chemical oxygen demand (COD) without chemicals. The high-temperature method used has proven itself in online analytics for years and has now been optimized for laboratory use. The sample is injected directly into the furnace using a precision syringe. Optionally, an Autosampler is ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • World renowned chemist Nicolas Bloom joins Columbia Analytical

    Columbia Analytical Services, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Nicolas Bloom, one of the world’s foremost chemists in metals speciation. Bloom will serve as a project manager for selected metals research and development activities at Columbia Analytical’s Kelso, Wash., laboratory.“The addition of Nicolas Bloom affirms our reputation as an innovative analytical laboratory in the field of ...


  • Solar research earns three prestigious R&D 100 awards

    A technique to turn silicon into ink, a faster way to assess solar cells, and a better furnace for heating solar cells – all developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory – have been named among this year’s most significant innovations by R&D Magazine. The three prestigious awards bring to 50 the number of R&D 100 awards ...

  • New DSC-60 Plus Series Differential Scanning Calorimeters offer high-sensitivity analysis in polymer, food and pharmaceutical applications

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has introduced the DSC-60Plus Series differential scanning calorimeters, indispensable thermal analyzers for materials characterization. The DSC-60Plus Series offers the high-sensitivity analysis and easy operation required for the development of high-functioning new materials in the food, polymer and pharmaceutical industries As high-performance, general-purpose ...

  • Business on activated carbon

    Technokomplex invites you to visit its new resource www.carbon-active.com, which describes the business on production and sale of activated carbons from a variety of feedstock, including pyrolysis carbon. For many years the company has being developed and tested ...


    By Technokomplex

  • Crystalline Silica identified as ‘toxic air contaminant’ by State of California

    In a release from February of this year, the State of California identified crystalline silica as an “air contaminant”. Crystalline silica had also been classified as a ‘human lung carcinogen’ in a fact sheet released by OSHA sometime ago. In addition, it is reported that breathing in crystalline silica dust can cause silicosis which can be disabling or potentially fatal.Silica is actually a ...


  • Crystalline Silica identified as ‘Toxic Air Contaminant’ by State of California

    California environmental contaminant biomonitoring program report updated.In a release from February of this year, the State of California identified crystalline silica as an “air contaminant”. Crystalline silica had also been classified as a ‘human lung carcinogen’ in a fact sheet released by OSHA sometime ago. In addition, it is reported that breathing in crystalline silica dust can cause ...


  • Coal Tar Constituent Found to be Carcinogenic to Humans

    After analysis the Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, has released a draft toxicological review classifying benzo[a]pyrene, a combustion chemical in coal tar, as a human carcinogen. Additionally the chemical is harmful to developing organs and systems. Benzo[a]pyrene is not used commercially but is ubiquitous in the environment from forest fires, motor vehicle exhaust, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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