non-destructive testing News

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • SONIC VALIDATES PCB DESTRUCTION PROCESS IN REGULATORY TESTS

    PCB in soils remediated to <2 ppm using Sonic’s proprietary technology VANCOUVER, CANADA: Adam Sumel, President and CEO of Sonic Environmental Solutions Inc. (SNV.TSX Venture) is very pleased to report that all tests conducted as ...


  • Victory! DOT promotes non-animal tests

    PETA is known for moving mountains, and the mountain known as the U.S. Department of Transportation has finally moved. In response to pressure from PETA and thousands of our supporters, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has just issued a new rule promoting the use of non-animal testing methods to replace the use of rabbits in cruel ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Palintest COD Tests Now Available for Non-Palintest Instruments

    Water testing specialist Palintest has introduced a new range of Tubetests® for Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) that are specifically for use in non-Palintest instruments. The new M/C formulations with mercuric sulphate enable users of the majority of laboratory COD photometers to take advantage of the price, quality and service that Palintest reagents offer, while using their existing ...

  • ECHA gives out registration data to support development of non-test methods

    The new software, called AMBIT, for cheminformatic data management is developed under an industry-led project. It consists of a database of more than 450 000 chemical structures and functional modules allowing the data to be searched and mined. The aim of the tool is to avoid unnecessary testing on animals when filling information gaps on chemicals. ECHA supports this industry initiative by ...

  • Palintest COD Tests Now Available for Non-Palintest Instruments

    Water testing specialist Palintest has introduced a new range of Tubetests® for Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) that are specifically for use in non-Palintest instruments. The new M/C formulations with mercuric sulphate enable users of most laboratory COD photometers to take advantage of the price, quality and service that Palintest offers, while using their existing instrumentation. The COD test is ...

  • Testing laboratory offers Chinese drywall testing options

    EMSL Analytical offers several options for testing suspect materials.Reports of drywall causing unpleasant odors and damage to building materials have surfaced in the past year. The problematic drywall, imported between 2004 and 2006, appears to be related to the presence of iron disulfide (FeS2 pyrite). Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbonyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide (SO2), and carbon disulfide (CS2) ...


  • Testing Laboratory offers Chinese drywall testing options

    EMSL Analytical offers several options for testing suspect materials. Reports of drywall causing unpleasant odors and damage to building materials have surfaced in the past year. The problematic drywall, imported between 2004 and 2006, appears to be related to the presence of iron disulfide (FeS2 pyrite). Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbonyl sulfide, sulfur dioxide (SO2), and carbon disulfide (CS2) ...


  • Testing conditions for tank testers

    In addition to the financial implications of the loss of product, leakage from storage tanks can cause serious environmental damage and represent a grave threat to health and safety. In some circumstances, particularly when the stored materials are combustible or explosive, leakage can result in a major incident involving the loss of life and substantial damage to assets and to an ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Ceramic water purifier testing

    An article published in the Journal of Water and Health describes the testing of low-cost ceramic water purifiers (CWPs) for their effectiveness in treating drinking water in Cambodia. Laboratory results indicate that the locally produced CWPs achieved reductions of E. coli of approximately 99%. Over 1 billion people worldwide lack access to improved ...

  • Bring & Test - RWM Preview

    Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd is proud to announce the launch of the INOX SREX – the strongest permanent magnetic drum separator the world has yet seen – at the forthcoming Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition to be held between 15th to 17th September at the NEC in Birmingham. The Magnetic Drum, which has been designed for the separation of weakly magnetic fragmented stainless steel, is to take ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • Accelerate your vibration testing

    With manufacturers facing constant pressure to shorten product design cycles, accelerating traditional vibration test times is a critical consideratio Fortunately, Brüel & Kjær and HBM-nCode offer products that significantly reduce vibration test times without exposing the vehicle or component to unrealistic vibration levels. Traditional Gaussian random test signals can’t ...

  • Weihua technical inspection and testing center

    Weihua technical inspection and testing center was established in August, 2004, covers an area of more than 1000㎡. In July, 2007, we were formally recognized through China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment. Inspection report within the scope of approval issued by our test center not only available in China, but also more than 90 countries in the world, to achieve mutual ...

  • AquaCritox®: The World First in Sustainable Sludge Destruction

    Irish firm SCFI has successfully commercialised an innovative, unique technology to provide a sustainable solution for wastewater treatment and sludge disposal. Its product, AquaCritox®, delivers complete organic waste destruction that is fully sustainable, environmentally friendly, efficient and cost-effective. AquaCritox is especially suitable for the treatment of sewage, drinking water ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Ike’s Destruction Leaves Behind Mold and Bacteria

    The remnants of Hurricane Ike moved into the Midwest and Canada early Monday after the storm left a trail of destruction from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes. Flooding caused by Hurricane Ike has left an environmental nightmare for home and business owners in Texas, Louisiana and the Midwest. Wind, storm surge and torrential rainfall caused major damage across the region. And while floodwaters ...


    By Pure Air Control Services

  • Coolant destruction is 4000 times cleaner than expected

    Emissions from a plant built to destroy one of Britain’s biggest environmental hazards have been up to 4000 times cleaner than its designers expected. Engineers believed they could reduce the levels of radioactivity in effluent from a new liquid metal destruction plant by up to a thousand times at most. But the £15 million plant built at Dounreay in northern Scotland has reported decontamination ...

  • Destructive Illinois Fire Leaves Asbestos Concerns for Residents

    Last month, a fire destroyed six properties in downtown Minonk, Illinois.  The devastating fire took over 100 firefighters to bring it under control and left a large area of destruction in the small community.   Along with the immediate concerns caused by the fire, area residents have learned that asbestos has been found in the rubble.  According to a report published by the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • O.C. Test Report-New Design

    A brand new form of Q.C. TEST REPORT shall be introduced in October 2014 by RADWAG. The new document is designed to be user-friendly and more readable. Current version of the said document contains complete results of performed, in accordance with NAWI directive, tests. RADWAG customers informed that the document is indeed used for implemented systems of quality, nevertheless overabundance of ...


    By RADWAG USA L.L.C.

  • ASTM B417 - 11 standard test Method for apparent density of non-free-flowing metal powders using the Carney funnel

    This test method provides a guide for evaluation of an important physical characteristic of a powder known as the apparent density. The measured apparent density bears a relationship to the mass of powder that will fill a fixed volume die cavity. The degree of correlation between the results of this test and the performance of powders during use may vary with each particular application. ...


    By ASTM International

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