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Training Course focuses on testing techniques for plastics.

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November 26, 2008 - Titled "Major Testing Techniques for Plastics," 3-day Technical and Professional Training course will discuss basic principles, techniques, and equipment used in physical and analytical measurements of plastics characteristics. Course is suited for technicians, shop foremen, sales representatives, professionals new to field of testing, laboratory supervisors and managers accountable for quality assurance, and anyone who needs knowledge of standardized test methods.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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Major Testing Techniques for Plastics Focus of ASTM International Training Course

Press release date: November 25, 2008

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 25 November 2008-The basic principles, techniques and equipment used in physical and analytical measurements of plastics characteristics will be introduced at Major Testing Techniques for Plastics, a three-day Technical and Professional Training course presented by ASTM International. The 2009 classes will be held May 12-14 in Las Vegas, Nev.; Sept. 29-Oct. 1 in Baltimore, Md.; and Nov. 3-5 in Atlanta, Ga. 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 $1,195 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; fax 610-832-9668; efinn@astm.org). If you would like to bring this course to your site for a group of 15 or more, contact Scott Murphy, ASTM International (phone: 610-832-9685; smurphy@astm.org). 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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