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  • Joint Venture Announced in RoHS Test Solution

    Buffalo, NY – Xenemetrix Inc and Eastern Applied Research Inc have agreed to proceed with the co-development of a new X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer that will meet the requirements of RoHS compliance testing needs. In addition to RoHS analysis, the analyzer will provide full qualitative and quantitative analysis of elements from Flourine (F) through Fermium (Fm). While Xenemetrix does ...


    By Xenemetrix Ltd.

  • The road to RoHS compliance

    Compliance with RoHS depends on many things, like the size of your company or whether you are a manufacturer or importer. Here is some advice on how to go about it. Many companies take enforcement too light-headedly, meaning that the compliance process is too wide and extensive. The CE-marking and other labels will of course contribute to promote brands and products which are performing well ...


  • Rapid screening for RoHS compliance

    The new xSORT hand-held XRF analyser from SPECTRO Analytical Instruments is the ideal tool for the rapid screening of electronic components and products to check for the presence of substances banned under the RoHS regulations and for screening other material of environmental concern. It is also perfect for screening for lead in a variety of consumer products from paints to toys. XRF (X-ray ...

  • Chinese Ministry Releases RoHS Proposal

    The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) proposed amending the Restriction on the use of Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) on June 4, 2012. The proposed revisions would align the definition of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) with the European Union's (EU) RoHS Directive; clarify the definition of hazardous substances; provide ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Chinese Ministry Releases RoHS Proposal

    The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) proposed amending the Restriction on the use of Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) on June 4, 2012. The proposed revisions would align the definition of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) with the European Union's (EU) RoHS Directive; clarify the definition of hazardous substances; provide ...


    By Acta Group

  • SGS Laboratories assures Waterlogic product RoHS compliance

    Waterlogic has recently completed a rigorous review phase of its products by completing tests in line with the RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive) directive. The testing was undertaken by the internationally recognised SGS Laboratories in Shanghai and covered key Waterlogic components. Waterlogic is pleased to announce that all items tested fully complied with all RoHS ...


    By Waterlogic International Ltd

  • One RoHS, one REACH, one WEEE

    Calls for global harmonization of environmental legislation are in vain. Those affected by the laws already act in relation of the strictest of the RoHS, REACH and WEEE regulations, independently of its nationality. Even if electronics producers could design their products for each market with compliance to that market’s environmental legislation in mind, this is not financially fruitful. So ...


  • RoHS Compliant? Portable XRF can help.

    Innov-X SMTA Exhibit to Focus on Lead Free & RoHS Compliance Recent studies indicate that up to 50% of supplier certifications state products are RoHS compliant, yet they fail to pass testing. Learn how using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) to screen components, parts and PCB’s will help with compliance for the growing demands of international RoHS* Directives. It’s guaranteed to make a visit to ...


    By Olympus

  • Software Enables Rapid Screening for RoHS Compliance

    Software enables rapid screening of electronics systems, PC boards, plastic parts and components for RoHS compliance. Innov-X Systems has extended its leadership in X-ray fluorescence (XRF) technology with the release of new RoHS-Star software to assist manufacturers in complying with the European Union's Restriction on hazardous substances (RoHS) Directive. The new software enables rapid ...


    By Olympus

  • New Innov-X Initiative to Aid RoHS compliance

    Woburn, MA---A Simpler Path to RoHS* Compliance--Innov-X Systems wants to help manufacturers and component suppliers build a simple yet effective RoHS Compliance program. How? They now offer a low-cost trial XRF rental program for EMS’s, OEM’s, and CM’s, to put them at ease with testing and inspection- without having to make a large financial commitment. In addition, with this approach 100% of ...


    By Olympus

  • Cost Effective Support for RoHS compliance: A New Innov-X Initiative

    Woburn, MA--- To help US manufacturers’ efforts to meet the new European Union RoHS Directives, Innov-X Systems has launched a low-cost rental program for portable XRF analyzers. XRF testing supports due diligence standards defined by several EU enforcement agencies. Companies faced with RoHS compliance may rent at reduced rates and apply 100% of rental fees toward purchase for up to the first ...


    By Olympus

  • Agilent Technologies announces compliance with RoHS Directive Company advances sustainability goals

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that the majority of its electronic test and measurement products are now designed for compliance with the European Union’s restrictions on the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. Commonly referred to as RoHS, the European directive bans the sale of equipment containing more than the agreed level of ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Handheld XRF Instrument Supports The Healthcare Industry Compliance with RoHS

    A large global multinational company in the healthcare industry chooses Oxford Instruments handheld XRF instruments for improved quality control and RoHS compliance. A large major international healthcare organization has decided to be proactive with regards to RoHS compliance, despite the fact that medical devices have been given an exemption until 2014 from RoHS compliance law. To ensure their ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Thermo Adds Revolutionary Small-Spot Focus Capabilities to its Industry-Leading NITON Portable XRF Analyzer for RoHS Compliance

    Billerica, MA (October 9 2006) - Thermo Electron Corporation, world leader in analytical instrumentation, announces the release of its new NITON XLt 797X portable analyzer. Achieving revolutionary small sample analysis capability, this XLt 797X portable analyzer has been designed to meet the increasingly challenging needs of customers in the electronics industry. Featuring a significantly ...

  • BOMcheck celebrates more than 1 million RoHS and REACH material declarations by over 3,100 suppliers

    BOMcheck is an industry collaboration led by Philips, Siemens, GE, Osram, Sony Mobile, Schneider Electric, Toshiba, Agfa, Texas Instruments and TE Connectivity to share one web database to manage supply chain compliance with the EU REACH Regulation, RoHS Directive and other regulated substances in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Most of these companies also play a ...


    By ENVIRON

  • Olympus Introduces the Xpert for Consumer/RoHS, a Compact & Transportable XRF Analyzer for Regulatory Compliance Programs

    Olympus is pleased to announce the release of a compact and transportable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer optimized for Consumer Product and RoHS regulatory compliance programs. It has a well-lit, viewable sample chamber, touch button operation, integrated camera, and a selectable analysis spot size. Action levels for Consumer Products and/or RoHS regulations are preprogrammed for Pass/Fail ...


    By Olympus

  • Thermo Electron Adds Additional Features to its market-leading NITON Portable RoHS Analyzer

    Billerica, MA. Responding once again to the needs of the electronic industry, Thermo Electron Corporation’s NITON Analyzers business unit has released new software with additional features and benefits that will further assist this industry in dealing with the pending RoHS compliance deadline. As most in the industry are aware, beginning in July 2006, EU Directive 2002/95/EC, 'Restriction of ...

  • Innov-X IPC Printed Circuits Expo--APEX Exhibit to Focus on RoHS compliance

    Woburn, MA ---Visitors to Innov-X’s Booth 845 at the IPC Printed Circuits Expo-APEX & Designers Summit † will learn how using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) can screen components, parts, cables and PCB’s for compliance with the European Union’s RoHS* Directives. Three new hand-held analyzer models from Innov-X solve many technical challenges, from testing coated or plated parts, to evaluating ...


    By Olympus

  • Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Offers Complete RoHS and WEEE Compliance Testing Systems - Producers exporting to Europe and China can assess, attain, and maintain compliance with new environmental regulations

    Untitled Document Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc., one of the leading developers of analytical instrumentation in the U.S., announces the availability of a complete range of analytical instruments to ...

  • Olympus Introduces the Xpert for Consumer/RoHS, a Compact & Transportable XRF Analyzer for Regulatory Compliance Programs

    Olympus is pleased to announce the release of a compact and transportable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer optimized for Consumer Product and RoHS regulatory compliance programs. It has a well-lit, viewable sample chamber, touch button operation, integrated camera, and a selectable analysis spot size. Action levels for Consumer Products and/or RoHS regulations are preprogrammed for Pass/Fail ...


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