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Former BEL Director Sarma will chair IPC APEX India conference.

January 28, 2014

I. V. Sarma will lead team of experts responsible for developing technical conference for IPC APEX India™, which will take place May 19–22, 2014 in Bangalore. As former board member and director of R&D for defense manufacturer Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL), Sarma brings 38+ years of industry experience to IPC APEX India. Event, designed to support continued growth of India's electronics manufacturing industry, aims to deliver information about new/emerging innovations to attendees. Read More

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ASTM publishes new edition of Test Sieving Methods.

January 28, 2014

ASTM has released Manual 32, Test Sieving Methods: Guidelines for Establishing Sieve Analysis Procedures, 5th Edition. Book is intended as a supplement to several ASTM standards related to sieve analysis of materials, including ASTM E11, Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves. It includes updates to terminology; new technology developments in sieves, sieve shakers, and procedures; and updated tables and figures that correlate with latest ASTM standards. Read More

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ASTM sponsors workshop on LNAPL Transmissivity.

January 28, 2014

Scheduled for April 10, workshop on Estimating LNAPL Transmissivity will provide basic understanding of how LNAPL transmissivity can be estimated and how to use estimated values in understanding practical limits for hydraulic recovery of petroleum. Information may be used in making effective decisions with regards to LNAPL assessment, management, and remediation. Target audience includes environmental consultants, environmental project managers, regulatory project managers, and technical staff. Read More

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ASTM Sensor Quality Workshop will he held on April 9.

January 27, 2014

Sponsored by ASTM International Committee E18 on Sensory Evaluation, Sensory Quality Workshop in Ontario, Canada will explore practical application of sensory quality programs as well as methods used in conducting and maintaining a quality program. Activities will include Liquor Control Board of Ontario Sensory Facilities and Quality Laboratories tour as well as hands-on experiences regarding discrimination methods and sensory quality methods. Online registration closes April 2. Read More

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Presentations Invited for cementitious mixtures workshop.

January 27, 2014

Presentations are invited for workshop on Methods for Investigation of Unexpected Performance and Properties of Cementitious Mixtures, which will be held December 7, 2014 in New Orleans, LA. Titles and abstracts of 500 words or less on specific experiences and/or research or method development that supports this workshop's objectives should be submitted by August 31, 2014. Read More

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AIM Honors Intermec global aid distribution improvement efforts.

January 24, 2014

AIM has selected Intermec by Honeywell as winner of inaugural AIDC Case Study Competition. Given annually by AIM, award recognizes those who have developed and delivered compelling solutions that help grow and advance automatic identification and data capture (AIDC). Intermec by Honeywell brought together World Vision’s Last Mile Mobile Solutions (LMMS) software with Intermec CN50 handheld mobile computer to help improve efficiency and time savings regarding distribution of aid in field. Read More

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ASTM Standard addresses airborne ultrasound packaging tests.

January 24, 2014

Airborne ultrasound is one of the few solutions that nondestructively measures physical integrity and quality of flexible packaging seals. Technology described in ASTM F3004, Test Method for Evaluation of Seal Quality and Integrity Using Airborne Ultrasound, is used to image seals and evaluate variances across entire active seal area to ensure even temperature and pressure distribution during sealing process. It will be useful for manufacturers, regulatory bodies, and laboratories. Read More

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Personnel Performance Testing Standard has been approved by ASTM.

January 24, 2014

ASTM E2849, Practice for Professional Certification Performance Testing, focuses on 42 issues specific to personnel performance test development and implementation. Developed by Subcommittee E36.80 on Personnel Performance Testing and Assessment, this new ASTM International standard, according to E36.80 chairman Wallace Judd, "will assure a uniform quality to the performance testing of professionals in many industries.” E36.80 welcomes participation in its standards developing activities. Read More