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TITANIUM 2012 to Reveal advanced powder metallurgy technology.

August 13, 2012

Advanced Materials (ADMA) Group Inc. will sponsor presentations in powdered metallurgy speaker panel at TITANIUM 2012, which will be held October 7-10 in Atlanta, GA. Annual conference and exhibition will look at "Transformational Non-Kroll Process Hydrogenated Titanium Powder Production" paper, "Powder Metallurgy Titanium and Titanium Alloy Components Manufactured from Hydrogenated Ti Powder" presentation, and demonstration of various Titanium alloys produced by BEPM approach. Read More

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Governors unite in support of auto growth policies.

August 13, 2012

At annual industry conference sponsored by Center for Automotive Research, bipartisan group of governors announced formation of the National Governors Auto Caucus to support a robust auto manufacturing sector that is vital to a healthy U.S. economy. Open to all governors, Caucus will provide forum to discuss bipartisan, non-controversial issues related to the industry and its 8 million jobs. It will explore broad policy frameworks, initiatives, and developments that impact industry at large. Read More

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NEMA publishes ANSI-approved KS 3 guidelines for switches.

August 13, 2012

ANSI/NEMA KS 3-2010, Guidelines for Inspection and Preventive Maintenance of Switches Used in Commercial and Industrial Applications, covers safety procedures, general guidance, inspection procedures, preventive maintenance, non-destructive test procedures, and operation of accessory devices. KS 3 also identifies switches requiring maintenance or replacement. Regular inspection and preventive maintenance help ensure that protection is provided to personnel and electrical equipment. Read More

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SAE offers learning academy on automotive composites.

August 13, 2012

Scheduled for October 22-26, SAE International's "Automotive Composites Technology Engineering Academy" will provide overview of different composite materials in terms of material types such as carbon, glass, and natural fibers. Focus, however, will be on carbon fiber processes and typical applications as well as benefits, shortcomings, and limitations. Participants will become familiar with different composites terminology, quality issues, costs, and automotive market needs. Read More

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Midwest Hand Soldering Competition has 10 open slots.

August 10, 2012

To determine Best Hand-Soldering Technician in Midwest for 2012, Second Annual IPC Midwest Soldering Competition will take place on show floor at IPC Midwest in Schaumburg, IL from 1:00 to 4:00 pm on August 22 and 23. There are 14 competitors representing 9 companies, leaving 10 slots for additional participants. Competitors are tasked with building functional electronics assembly within 30 min. Assemblies will be judged on IPC-A-610E Class 3 criteria, speed, and electrical functionality. Read More

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SAE International Website can be read in 9 different languages.

August 10, 2012

In addition to English, key portions of SAE International's website are available in Brazilian/Portuguese, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Russian. This provides access to SAE International's programs, products, and services, especially its technical standard and papers. At 3 levels deep, websites include 200+ pages of translated information and let visitors drill down to find information in format designed to facilitate readability and navigation. Read More

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TRFA Annual Meeting to feature 16 technical paper presentations.

August 10, 2012

Thermoset Resin Formulators Association's (TRFA) 2012 Annual Meeting, taking place in Orlando, FL from October 28-30, will feature presentation of 16 technical papers. These presentations further one of TRFA's key objectives: to be "the premier forum to interact and exchange knowledge among formulators and suppliers." Additional technical presentation will be made by winner of TRFA's third annual Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award. Read More

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Subcommittee on IT Sustainability holds first plenary meeting.

August 10, 2012

During plenary meeting on June 12-14, Subcommittee 39, Sustainability for and by Information Technology, affirmed that it would focus on standardization related to efficient use of resources to power and sustain information technology, with goal of bolstering economically and environmentally viable development. To avoid conflicting or duplicative work, subcommittee agreed to actively collaborate with other JTC 1 entities, relevant divisions of ISO and IEC, and other standards organizations. Read More