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January 20, 2012 - Major Testing Techniques for Plastics, a 3-day technical and professional training course presented by ASTM International, will cover basic principles, techniques, and equipment used in physical and analytical measurements of plastics characteristics. Course will be beneficial to technicians, shop foremen, sales reps, professionals new to field of testing, laboratory supervisors, and managers accountable for quality assurance.

Major Testing Techniques for Plastics Focus of ASTM International Training

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ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Dr., Box C700
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428-2959

Press release date: January 12, 2012

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., -The basic principles, techniques and equipment used in physical and analytical measurements of plastics characteristics will be introduced in Major Testing Techniques for Plastics, a three-day technical and professional training course presented by ASTM International. The 2012 classes will be held: May 29-31 in Akron, Ohio (Akron Polymer Training Center, University of Akron); Aug. 7-9 in Boston, Mass.; and Oct. 30-Nov.1 in Las Vegas, Nev. Technicians, shop foremen, sales representatives, professionals new to the field of testing, laboratory supervisors and managers accountable for quality assurance, and anyone who needs knowledge of standardized test methods will find this course especially beneficial. Practical applications of the course material will be emphasized. Video demonstrations of various tests will be presented throughout the course. The $1195 USD fee includes copies of seven ASTM International standards, course notes and refreshment breaks. To register or for a free brochure, contact Eileen Finn, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa. (phone: 610-832-9686; or visit the course website. This course can be tailored to your company's needs and can be brought by ASTM International to your site. Contact Scott Murphy, ASTM International (phone: 610-832-9685; for details. ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. ASTM Staff Contact: Eileen Finn, Phone: 610-832-9686;
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