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  • Papers invited for ASTM international symposium on surface and dermal sampling

    Papers are invited for the ASTM International Symposium on Surface and Dermal Sampling, which will be held Oct. 14-15, 2010, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. Sponsored by ASTM Committee D22 on Air Quality and its Subcommittee D22.04 on Workplace Air Quality, the symposium will be held in conjunction with the Oct. 10-13 standards development meetings of the committee. The ...


    By ASTM International

  • Industrial Hygiene Publication Highlights Mycometer’s Surface and Air Sampling Technologies

    In the May issue of The Synergist an article entitled, “Beyond LEED – Pre- and Post-Occupancy Evaluations for Buildings”, discusses how a major government defense agency has built hundreds of thousands of feet of space utilizing LEED principles.  The article spotlights the agency’s approach to evaluating a new indoor environment before occupancy and six to twelve ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Limited EPA study finds low level of concern in samples of recycled tires from ballfield and playground surfaces

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released results of a limited field monitoring study of artificial-turf playing fields and playgrounds constructed with recycled tire material or tire crumb. The study was intended to gain experience conducting field monitoring of recreational surfaces that contain tire crumb. EPA will use the information to help determine possible next ...

  • PGx, Portable Plasma Surface Testing

    The all new PGx from Henniker is a Portable Contact Angle measurement instrument designed for rapid and accurate assessment of plasma treated materials. The fully automated device measures surface wetting and absorption on virtually any size or shape of surface and enables direct surface testing of almost any 3D object without having to cut the sample to fit. In operation the PGx ...


  • Water analysis of small samples

    Water analysis specialists Camlab has introduced a water analyser that can measure up to nine parameters in a single sample that can be collected in a standard 50ml falcon tube. The Camlab analyser is manufactured by Mantech, which develops automated multi-parameter analysers. The analyser can test potable, surface and ground waters for ...

  • The Tale of the Tape Lift Samples

    Effectively capturing a sample is crucial when testing an indoor environment for mold. A proposed ASTM standard will meet the need for a method that labs can follow when testing mold samples collected through the tape lift method. WK17177, Test Method for Examination of Fungal Structures on Tape Lift Samples by Optical Microscopy, will provide labs with an ...


    By ASTM International

  • Surface Active Substances Market in Russia Analysis

    Purpose of the research was to analyze industry of surface active substances in Russia  The research report is unique as it has interviews with general director of ZAO Sintanolov and with deputy general director of OOO NPO NIIPAV responsible for commerce. Please pay attention! The interview underscore position of experts with respect to the industry’s trends and future development!. ...

  • Laboratory begins environmental sampling in townsite

    Environmental sampling, conducted on behalf of Los Alamos National Laboratory in the town of Los Alamos near upper Los Alamos Canyon, has begun. Known as the Upper Los Alamos Canyon Project, this effort is an environmental assessment of areas that have been or could have been affected by Laboratory operations from the days of the Manhattan Project to the early 1970s. The Upper Los Alamos Canyon ...

  • Test metal, concrete & other surfaces for residual oil contamination

    Surficial sampling and analysis is used to assess the existence and/or extent of oil contamination on various surfaces, rather than in soil, sediment or water. Applications include testing wipe samples for residual oils coated on aluminum, steel or other metal parts after the manufacturing process. This includes ventilation ducts, fans, AC coils and other metal working processes to see how well ...

  • HPA develops new environmental sampling process

    The Health Protection Agency has developed a new environmental sampling process to help assess the risks to human health from major chemical disasters. Delegates at the Health Protection Agency’s annual conference in Warwick will find out how soil, herbage and dust sampling processes will allow Agency scientists to assess the short and long term health risks from chemical contaminants following ...


    By Health Protection Agency

  • 10,000 times fewer errors in sample barcoding

    The Brady Corporation, market leaders in labelling solutions, claim that sample barcoding is 10,000 times less error-prone than conventional keyboard entry of sample data. They are confident that automating sample identification by using barcodes will show immediate benefits in costs, time and labour as well as far fewer errors. Barcodes, indispensable in high volume applications like High ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • Novel sample pretreatment unit for heavy metal analysis

    AppliTek launches a unique solution for accurately determining the total metal content in water bodies. The novel pretreatment system, designed as an add-on unit for AppliTek’s VPA Series of Voltammetric Process Analyzers, allows to safely and conveniently process incoming samples with concentrated acids and oxidizing agents. Accuracy, precision and stability of results are very critical ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • BacTech Begins Tailing Sampling at Telamayu, Bolivia

    BacTech Environmental Corporation ("BacTech" or the "Company"), (CNSX: BAC)(WKN: A1H4TY) announces that it has obtained approval from Corporacion Minera de Bolivia, the state-owned mining company for Bolivia ("COMIBOL") and has begun sampling tailings from the Telamayu mill site in Bolivia. At this stage there is no agreement in place between BacTech and COMIBOL but if the sampling results ...


    By Marketwire

  • Free Mold Sampling Webinar hosting by EMSL

    EMSL Analytical, Inc. will be hosting “The Basics of Mold Sampling for an IAQ Investigation” free webinar on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM EST. Dr. Jason Dobranic, EMSL Analytical, Inc.’s Vice President of Microbiology and Life Sciences, will host the webinar and discuss different methodologies for mold sampling. The webinar will cover the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Stir different samples at different speeds on one unit…

    Torrey Pines Scientific Inc has launched a range of multi-position analogue magnetic stirrers with 5 or 9 positions which can be independently controlled for maximum flexibility in one unit. They are available as a magnetic stirrer or as a ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • EPA releases lane metals sampling results

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has provided sampling results to residents and business owners whose indoor air was tested Friday for possible volatile organic compounds that might have migrated from underneath a nearby plating shop at 30th Street and San Pablo Avenue in Oakland, Calif. “The EPA came out to the site to find out if there was any need for an emergency or urgent removal ...

  • EMSL analytical offers analysis for USP 797 samples

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of laboratory services, recently announced they have begun to analyze samples for USP 797. Issued by the US Pharmacopoeia (USP), USP 797 regulations provide a standard for all pharmacies that prepare ‘compounded sterile preparations’ (CSPs). Most pharmacies must comply with this regulation and many hospitals that operate pharmacies meeting the same criteria are ...


  • Conducting Wipe Sampling After Lead Abatement

    Permanently removing all traces of lead-based paint hazards is a crucial element in the rehabilitation of older buildings, particularly those built prior to 1970. Lead-based paint abatement techniques will be aided by two new ASTM International standards that focus on composite wipe sample preparation for analysis following lead abatement activities in buildings. The new standards are ...


    By ASTM International

  • Introducing the Gas Powered Core Sampling Kit

    If it involves sampling, we probably have a kit or tool to get your job done quickly and correctly. Which is why we want to offer you 15% off our gas powered core sampling kit! How the gas powered core sampling kit works: The AMS Gas Powered Core Sampling Kit sampler tubes have ...

  • EScIS present Groundwater and surface water data management at Rosebery Mine, Tasmania

    Tom Wilson, senior implementation manager at Earth Science Information Systems, presented Groundwater and surface water data management at Rosebery Mine, Tasmania in May 2015 at the AIG Hydrogeology in Mining conference.  The Conference aims included providing information exchange and awareness raising among the South Australian mining and hydrogeology communities. The ...

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