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Training Course focuses on aviation fuels.

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November 28, 2008 - Titled "Aviation Fuels: Specifications and Test Methods," course focuses on how specifications are used to control quality of aviation fuels and why they affect product performance and availability. Course emphasizes practical applications and ASTM's role in developing specifications and methods, while highlighting past and current problems. It is intended for individuals in fields of laboratory operations, fuel handling, purchasing, fuel system design, marketing and sales, and quality control.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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Aviation Fuels Focus of ASTM International Training Course

Press release date: November 25, 2008

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 25 November 2008-Aviation Fuels: Specifications and Test Methods, a Technical and Professional Training course sponsored by ASTM International, focuses on how specifications are used to control the quality of aviation fuels and why they affect product performance and availability. The course emphasizes practical applications and ASTM's role in developing specifications and methods, while highlighting past and current problems. The course features a tour of either an airport fueling facility or fuel farm. This class is designed for supervisors, managers and other professionals in the fields of laboratory operations, fuel handling, purchasing, fuel system design, fuel marketing and sales and quality control. The course will be held four times in 2009:
April 28-30 San Diego, Calif.
June 9-11 Denver, Colo.
July 7-9 St. Louis, Mo.
Oct. 20-22 Baltimore, Md. The attendance fee is $1095 and includes all ASTM standards and manuals referenced in the course, course notes, transportation to and from the demonstration site and refreshment breaks. For a free brochure that includes registration and hotel information, contact Eileen Finn, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa. (phone: 610-832-9686; fax: 610-832-9668; efinn@astm.org) or visit the ASTM home page at www.astm.org. 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; smurphy@astm.org) for details. Established in 1898, 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 around the globe.

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