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WARDJet Gives Away Two Waterjets at IMTS 2016

Oct 06, 2016

WARDJet just wrapped up an educational week at the IMTS tradeshow in Chicago, IL.  Visitors came to WARDJet's booth for hands-on building activities, giveaways, live remote cutting demonstrations and a virtual model of Z-2543 using a Microsoft HoloLens. A large part of the buzz was related to the WARDJet Build It! Challenge, which was organized in association with the Smartforce Student... Read More

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Ramp-Up Alert Tones can help reduce stress on firefighters.

Oct 06, 2016

New research suggests that fire departments can reduce stress on firefighters by signaling emergencies with alarms that gradually increase in intensity instead of sudden, full-volume alerts. Study showed that standard alerting caused median increase in heart rate of 7 bpm, while ramp-up tones caused increase of 5 bpm. The article, "Effect of Station-specific Alerting and Ramp-up Tones on... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services

Legrand Product Lines Achieve IDW Programmatic Excellence

Oct 06, 2016

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Legrand North America (LNA), the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, today announced their achievement of Excellence within the Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc.’s (IDEA) data certification program. IDEA’s Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) certification program has long been a way for electrical manufacturers to provide secure... Read More

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NEMA Offers Safety Guidance to Matthew-affected communities.

Oct 06, 2016

With Hurricane Matthew approaching U.S. Southeast, disaster plan launched by NEMA includes safety resources to protect consumers against damaged electrical equipment. NEMA regional field representatives Bryan Holland (South) and Jack Lyon (Northeast) will distribute "Evaluating Water Damaged Electrical Equipment," which advises first responders on safe handling of electrical equipment... Read More

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Meissner to Exhibit at the ISPE's 25th Annual Product Show & the ETIF 9th Annual Congress & Exhibition for Science & Technology

Oct 05, 2016

Meissner is pleased to announce its participation in the ISPE’s 25th Anniversary Annual Product Show (Boston Chapter), on October 4th, 2016. Meissner will be hosting ISPE guests in booth W153 (West Hall), on October 5th, at Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, MA, where the event is being held. All attendees will receive a commemorative logo trade show bag, compliments of Meissner. Meissner will... Read More

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NEMA, CEMEP Agree on new systems approach for motor efficiency.

Oct 05, 2016

Members of NEMA Motor and Generator Section and European Committee of Manufacturers of Electrical Machines and Power Electronics (CEMEP) revealed new global motor efficiency standards direction. In joint white paper, New Systems Approach to Motor Efficiency Standards Promises Electrical Energy Savings in Practical Applications, NEMA and CEMEP outline extended approach moving beyond... Read More

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Standard addresses uniformity of landscape irrigation systems.

Oct 05, 2016

ASABE has published a new standard to provide evaluation methods for uniform application of irrigation in landscape settings. ANSI/ASABE S626, Landscape Irrigation System Uniformity and Application Rate Testing, covers continuous, unimpeded areas of turf and groundcover. Methods presented may be used as part of an irrigation system audit. Read More

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ASC announces 2017-2018 schedule.

Oct 05, 2016

ASC announces its 2017 and 2018 educational conference schedule to include Annual Spring Convention & EXPO, 3 Short Courses, and Annual Executive Leadership Conference. Annual Spring Convention & EXPO will be the largest event for ASC and an important event for the entire industry to attend. It will include 12 sessions geared towards market segments within the industry, 2 concurrent short... Read More

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HI approves Xylem Applied Water System test lab facilities.

Oct 05, 2016

Hydraulic Institute introduces member company, Xylem Applied Water System, as the latest company to have their pump test laboratories approved through HI Pump Test Lab Approval Program. Designed to support DOE's energy saving initiatives, program assists pump OEMs and other pump test laboratories improve their current laboratory procedures and policies by working with an experienced... Read More

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Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to 3 researchers.

Oct 05, 2016

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to David J. Thouless of the University of Washington, F. Duncan M. Haldane of Princeton University, and J. Michael Kosterlitz of Brown University. Award was given for their theoretical work on "topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter." Discovery has led to new and exotic phases of matter likely to impact the future of quantum... Read More

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NEMA revises Training Manual on Fire Alarm Systems.

Oct 05, 2016

Revised NEMA SB 2-2016 Training Manual on Fire Alarm Systems provides text material suitable for training persons in proper physical installation of fire alarm signaling systems. Manual covers terminology, basic theory of operation, installation details, system startup techniques, and general maintenance. In addition to including NFPA 72-2013 requirements, update reflects current fire alarm and... Read More

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Aluminum Association announces new leadership during meeting.

Oct 05, 2016

Aluminum Association announced expanded leadership team and additions to its Board of Directors during "Vote Aluminum" meeting in Washington, DC. Marco Palmieri, President of Novelis North America was unanimously elected as new Second Vice Chairman. New members named to Board of Directors include: Mark Vrablec, President of Aerospace & Automotive Products, Alcoa; Tim Reyes, President of Alcoa... Read More

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EPA and DOJ Reach Settlement with Southern Coal Corporation.

Oct 04, 2016

U.S. EPA and DOJ announced settlement with Southern Coal Corporation and 26 affiliated mining companies that requires upgrades to coal mining and processing operations to prevent discharges of polluted wastewater from Appalachian mines. Estimated cost of said measures is $5 million. Also, settlement requires establishment of $4.5 million letter of credit and standby trust and pay... Read More

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CMAA Bundles Specification 78 with complementary Spec 70 or 74.

Oct 04, 2016

Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA) is offering Specification No. 78, Standards and Guidelines for Professional Services Performed on Overhead and Traveling Cranes and Associated Hoisting Equipment, free of charge with purchase of Specification Nos. 70 or 74. While Spec 78 is available as standalone, its subject matter supplements other aforementioned documents. CMAA seeks to... Read More

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IPC Presented 75 Awards at fall meetings.

Oct 04, 2016

Committee Leadership, Special Recognition, and Distinguished Committee Service Awards were presented on September 26 at IPC's Fall Standards Development Committee Meetings in Rosemont, IL. These awards were given to individuals for their significant contributions, namely time and expertise regarding development of electronics manufacturing standards, to IPC and the industry. Read More

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Conecsus Presents SMT Metals Waste Recycling Solutions at SMTA Guadalajara Expo & Tech Forum

Oct 03, 2016

Terrell, Texas, USA - Conecsus, LLC, an innovative environmental technology and recycling company, will exhibit at the SMTA Guadalajara Expo Tech Forum, Wednesday October 5 and Thursday October 6, 2016, at Hotel Riu Guadalajara, Mexico. Roberto G Valenzuela Camargo will be in responsible for the booth.  Conecsus representatives will illustrate how the company processes wastes containing... Read More

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FiO/LS Presentation will detail new light measurement device.

Oct 03, 2016

"Hilbert-Space Analyzers: Basis-Neutral Modal Analysis via Generalized Optical Interferometry" will be presented at Frontiers in Optics (FiO)/Laser Science (LS) by Ayman Abouraddy on October 21, 2016. Scientists, in new research, developed Hilbert-space analyzer, which operates as generalized beam splitter by introducing generalized delay that avoids adding extra lengths in beam paths.... Read More

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Technique images multicore fibers in real-time for endoscopy.

Oct 03, 2016

Researchers from Aix Marseille Université and Université Lille, in collaboration with optical scientists from University of Rochester, have proposed a new technique that simultaneously measures polarization states of light through numerous fiber cores in real-time. Technique paves the way for controlling light polarization state of multicore fibers, potentially enabling structural and... Read More

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Clarion Brings Aboard Land 'N' Sea Distribution to Expand Availability of Marine Products to Marine Retailers and Installers

Oct 03, 2016

As a key Clarion distributor, Land 'N' Sea will provide authorized marine retailers and marine installers access to Clarion's extensive line of marine-grade products CYPRESS, Calif. - Clarion Corporation of America, a leader in consumer and commercial mobile electronics, announced today that Land 'N' Sea Distributing, Inc. has been appointed as a distributor of its marine... Read More

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EPA Requests Rebate Applications to reduce school bus emissions.

Oct 03, 2016

To help replace or retrofit older school buses, U.S. EPA will offer approximately $7 million in rebates to public school bus fleet owners. EPA's Janet McCabe explains that "Modernizing school bus fleets across the country with retrofits, replacements, and idle reduction practices helps reduce children’s exposure to air toxics." Applications will be accepted from September 29 to November 1,... Read More