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  • Canada Mould Testing Lab offers Advanced Fungal Workshop for IAQ Professionals

    Diane Miskowski, MPH, Business Development Manager at EMSL is scheduled to speak in front of Ontario, Canada area indoor air quality professionals. The workshop is dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand advanced sampling techniques for fungi. Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, glucans, mVOCs, mycotoxins and more. The Advanced Fungal ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Descaling calcium scale from injection moulds, and preventing new calcium scale leads to increased efficiencyand production with less downtime.

    MGH S.A of Pergamino Buenos Aires ARGENTINA… tells in their own words how Fluid Dynamics Colloid-A-Tron Technology improved the efficiency of their injection moulding circuitMGH S.A. is an Argentinean company dedicated to the production and commercialisation of plastic cable tiesMGH were founded as importers-exporters in 1880 and since 1994 have been working under licence from General Wiring ...

  • Eurofins Announces New UK Food and Environmental Testing Laboratory

    EUROFINS Scientific, one of the world’s leading laboratory groups, has unveiled a new €1million custom-built microbiology laboratory in Acton, West London. The new facility has been created in response to a significant rise in demand for analytical testing globally and represents a further step in Eurofins’ expansion within the UK. Eurofins CEO, Dr Gilles Martin says, “Following our recent ...


    By Eurofins Scientific

  • Simply the Best – Accuracy with Simplicity in Water Testing from Camlab Ltd

    The new Techpro II ™ hand-held water quality meters are the latest in a distinguished product line from the Myron L Company of Carlsbad, USA. Announcing these instruments, Camlab of Cambridge has also announced a new, exclusive distribution agreement for the full range of Myron L products in the UK. The two models in the Techpro II range use the proven technology used in the famous Ultrameter™ ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Simple Swedish device effectively reduces harmful indoor air pollution

    Indoor air quality can be significantly improved using a simple device which traps harmful chemicals emitted from glues, paints and building materials, a new study has shown. Designed in Sweden, the researchers demonstrate that the surface emissions trap’, especially effective for damp buildings, also prevents emissions from mould and can remove unpleasant odours. Volatile organic compounds ...

  • Twice the Tamper Evidence

    Extending its range of innovative tamper proof plastics, Camlab’s novel “Double Tamper Proof” closure provides secure transport and storage for a wide range of applications including drugs of abuse, raw material testing and forensic sampling. The introduction of this new secure plastic bottle and cap with its two security rings provides double protection for sample integrity during transportation ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • ASTM D6394 - 11 Standard Specification for Sulfone Plastics (SP)

    This specification covers the classification of sulfone plastics suitable for injection molding and extrusion. It is intended to be a means of calling out sulfone plastics used in the fabrication of end items or parts. Sulfone polymers, being thermoplastic, are reprocessable and recyclable. All of the sulfone polymers which are under this ...


    By ASTM International

  • Taking Advantage of the Wet Summer – From Food Safety To Rainwater Harvesting

    Although the UK’s wet summer may have affected crops up and down the country, the wet weather is being used to the advantages of food safety through a project run by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). Led by the Agricultural Development Advisory Service, the project focuses on fungal toxins in cereal crops and aims to arm the food industry with new tools to more ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • EU bans dimethylfumarate (DMF) in consumer products, such as sofas, shoes and soft toys

    The biocide dimethylfumarate (DMF) has caused severe allergic reactions, including skin itching, irritation, redness, burns and, in some cases, acute respiratory difficulties, in hundreds of consumers in the EU because of its use in imported every day consumer products such as couches and shoes. There has even been one case of a soft toy for small children. On May 1, a European Commission ...

  • ASTM D6358 - 11 Standard Classification System and Basis for Specification for Poly (Phenylene Sulfide) (PPS) Injection Molding and Extrusion Materials Using ISO Methods

    1. Scope 1.1 This classification system covers unfilled, reinforced and filled materials suitable for injection molding and extrusion using ISO methods. The system allows for the use of poly (phenylene sulfide) (PPS) plastic materials that are recycled, reconstituted recycled-regrind, recovered or reprocessed, or both, provided that the ...


    By ASTM International

  • Axion’s recycled polymer tells its own Toy Story

    Axion Polymers has developed a new variant of its high-grade recycled polymer – Axpoly r-PS01 - derived from waste fridge plastic that is delivering extra user benefits in toys and other similar applications. Recent substantial orders for the 100% recycled polymer are testament to the award-winning Salford-based plastic recyclers’ ability to satisfy stringent British Standard testing ...

  • INTCO Recycling Will Participate in CHINAPLAS 2015

    CHINAPLAS 2015 (Twenty-Ninth China International Plastics and Rubber Industry Exhibition) will be held on May 20 to 23, 2015. And the exhibition is held in China Import & Export Fair Pazhou Complex. The exhibition area is expected to reach 2.3 square meters, and the number of exhibitors will breakthrough 3100. In addition, new trends of the plastics technology showcase and comprehensive ...


  • Eaton Makes Major Investment in UK Manufacturing

    Power management company Eaton has demonstrated its commitment to UK manufacturing by investing over £3.8 million at its Worksop UK site where rotary cam switches and switch disconnectors are produced to supply world markets. The investment has significantly increased the capacity of the plant, which has recently won the Energy & Environment award at the prestigious Best Factory Awards, ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Fitting pieces for biosensors

    Research and industry are increasingly exploiting the potential of aptamers. As well as their application in research, medical diagnosis and treatment, aptamers are also interesting as a basis for biosensors for use in environmental analysis because their characteristics enable them to identify and bind target molecules as surely as a key fits a lock. In a new book, researchers at the Helmholtz ...

  • Prevent botulism with the Pearl or Quest

    Clostridium botulinum is the germ that produces the toxin Botulism, which often occurs in canned, preserved or femernted foods, due to the lack of oxygen. Symptoms include: difficulty swallowing  dry mouth slurred speech weak ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Axion Polymers’ recycled products go global

    UK-based Axion Polymers’ recycled products are going global following acceptance of their Axpoly PS01 & Axpoly r-PP51 brands in Materials Libraries around the world. Certificates of Excellence have been awarded for both polymers, derived from post-consumer sources, which are now included as 20cm x 20cm plaques in Material Connexion’s library of innovative materials in New ...

  • Axion Polymers launches new 100% recycled ABS grades

    Axion Polymers has launched a new range of strong and durable 100% recycled ABS grades suitable for a range of injection moulding applications – particularly in the construction and automotive sectors - offering both cost and carbon savings. Recovered from the non-metallic waste fraction from end-of-life vehicles, the Axpoly® r-ABS resins deliver a carbon footprint saving of ...

  • New Biocides Regulation improves human health and environmental protection

    A new Regulation on biocidal products applying from 1st September will significantly increase the safety and simplify the authorisation procedure of biocides used and placed on the market in the EU. Biocides are chemicals used to suppress harmful organisms such as pests and germs (i.e. moulds and bacteria), including insect repellents, disinfectants and industrial chemicals like anti-fouling ...

  • EC to improve the safety of biocides and to simplify authorisation procedures

    The European Commission has presented draft legislation to achieve a higher level of protection of health and environment. This proposal aims at significantly increasing the safety of biocide products used and placed on the market in the European Union. It proposes to phase out the most hazardous substances, particularly those that may cause cancer, and to introduce new rules for articles such as ...

  • Trial setup of Wireless Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Monitor in a Hong Kong office building.

    We recently performed a trial setup of the IAQ monitor system in Hong Kong in order to test out the units against a typical hot and humid Hong Kong summer. In our test, all IAQ data was taken at regular 1 minute intervals using 4 IAQ monitor units for four consecutive days. These units were placed in various locations around the building for a wider analysis of data. The information gathered was ...


    By PPM Technology

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