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Refrigerant Courses are offered at ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference.

December 9, 2016

Maintaining more than160 refrigerants under ASHRAE’s refrigerant classification standard, refrigerant course is being introduced at ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference, Jan.28 - Feb.1, at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. ASHRAE co-sponsored AHR Expo will be held from Jan.30 - Feb.1 at Las Vegas Convention Center. Explaining changing needs of society are creating requirements for new refrigerants to be... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Services

NREL works on PV cells for military areas.

December 9, 2016

NREL finds solution for powering military bases with Photovoltaic cells. Thin-film solar cells, grown on substrates such as stainless steel, titanium foils, and polyimide, produce flexible products that are ideal for solar blankets and tarps and are portable. NREL team was making lightweight CdTe solar cells on flexible glass.

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Schleuniger, Inc. to Exhibit Wire Processing Solutions at Expo Manufactura 2017

December 8, 2016

Schleuniger, a leading international manufacturer of wire processing machines, will be demonstrating equipment from its comprehensive line of solutions at Expo Manufactura on February 7-9, 2017 in Cintermex, Monterrey, N.L. Mexico. Expo Manufactura brings together the most influential players in the engineering industry, attracting more than 9,000 professionals from large, medium and small... Read More

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CAD/CAM 2017 CNC Software features dialogs for algebraic operation.

December 8, 2016

Detecting machining features like 3 axis pockets, prismatic pockets, slots, planar faces, and bosses in solid models, RhinoCAM 2017 CNC CAM solution offers slot milling operation for single line and trochoidal machining of slots. Featuring four axis drive surface operation for true four axis milling, software slows down feed rate in corners. CAM tool also enables dialogs for tooltip help.

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NEMA re-issues RIV measurement methods.

December 5, 2016

National Electrical Manufacturers Association re-issued NEMA 107-2016 Methods of Measurement of Radio Influence Voltage (RIV) of High-Voltage Apparatus. The methods are ideal for high-voltage power apparatus used on transmission and distribution systems at 0.6 kV line voltages and frequency range of 0.015 to 30 MHz. Suitable for Industries like transmission and high voltage applications.

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NEMA upgrades Smart Meter standards.

December 5, 2016

According to NEMA, Metrology, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) applications, AMI communications, Home Area Network (HAN) applications and HAN communications are the new requirements of smart meters. The revised standards are applicable for use by electricity meter manufacturers and electric utilities and are based on secure, local, and remote upgrades of smart meters.

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Sumitomo Electric Starts Operation of Concentrator Photovoltaic Power Generation Pilot Plant

December 3, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2016 - Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd (SEI). has completed the construction of a 1 MW concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) power generation plant in the Kingdom of Morocco, the company's first megawatt-class CPV project. The completion coincided with the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 22) being held in Morocco, providing further evidence of the... Read More

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Metcam Formally Announces Business Solutions Division to Help Inventors Launch Ingenious Products

December 3, 2016

December 2, 2016 (Alpharetta, GA) - Metcam, an Alpharetta-based fabricator of sheet metal components and assemblies for OEMs, today announced the official debut of its Business Solutions Division (BSD). The BSD allows inventors of sheet metal intensive products to leverage the award winning quality, manufacturing, financial, and environmental systems and resources of Metcam to bring their... Read More

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AAMA released an updated document using ASTM test methods.

December 3, 2016

American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released updated document methods to qualify windows, doors and skylights as "impact resistant." AAMA 506-16, "Voluntary Specifications last updated in 2011, provides details regarding the rating of windows, doors and skylights for impact and pressure cycle testing. Released version has been updated to reference the most current ASTM... Read More

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Pack Expo East 2017 presents anti-counterfeiting solutions.

December 3, 2016

Presenting anti-counterfeiting solutions at Pack Expo East 2017 held at Philadelphia (Feb. 27–March 1, 2017). Expo brings together suppliers of packaging innovations for pharmaceutical/medical device, food, beverage, cosmetic/personal care. PMMI released Brand Protection and Product Traceability Market Research report, according to the report counterfeiting is predicted to increase three... Read More

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NEMA Survey improves business conditions index.

December 2, 2016

Highlighting how NEMA EBCI panel members responded to the November survey after the election results were known, this survey of nearly 350 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers show that confidence index moved from 55.6 in October to 57.9 in November. Panelists were asked to report intensity of change on a scale ranging from –5 (deteriorated significantly) through... Read More

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Nevada Zinc Identifies Open Ended Gold Target West of Goldcorp’s Coffee Project and Continues Drilling at Lone Mountain

December 2, 2016

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2016 - Nevada Zinc Corporation (“Nevada Zinc” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:NZN) is pleased to report it has outlined a significant gold exploration target on its VIP Project located in Yukon, west of Goldcorp’s Coffee Gold Project. Goldcorp acquired ownership of the Coffee Gold Project on July 19, 2016 for approximately $521 million by purchasing Kaminak Gold... Read More

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Aluminum Association announces new member companies.

December 2, 2016

Declaring Cerro Wire LLC, Granges Americas Inc and Reynolds Consumer Products as producer members, Aluminum Association announces that Matt Aboud, President of Hydro Aluminum North America was also approved as a member of the Executive Committee, a subset of the Board of Directors which offer strategic guidance directing all Aluminum Association programs and activities. Association is... Read More

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Johnson Controls, South Arkansas Community College sign energy performance contract to better integrate energy management systems

December 1, 2016

Project will upgrade facilities across campus; guaranteed to pay for itself in 15 years

MILWAUKEE - (Nov. 29, 2016) - Johnson Controls and South Arkansas Community College have signed an energy performance contract through the Arkansas Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC) program to better integrate energy management systems on the El Dorado, Arkansas campus.

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ASHRAE Announces Seminars focusing on new initiatives in residential sector.

December 1, 2016

Offering guidance on several aspects of residential design, ASHARE’s 2017 Winter Conference will take place from Jan 28 to Feb 1 at Caesars Palace along with co-sponsored AHR Expo being held from Jan 30 to Feb 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Also included are four free seminars to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m, in which sessions will highlight ASHRAE’s... Read More

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SANS DIGITAL announces partnership with high-performance all-flash array, AccelStor, Inc.

December 1, 2016

City of Industry, CA - November 22, 2016 - SANS DIGITAL, a leading provider of high performance storage subsystems, is proud to announce its partnership with high performance software-defined all-flash array company, AccelStor, Inc. who is committed to accelerating the world's information access with innovative software technology and solid-state storage. The new SANS DIGITAL line-up of... Read More

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GF Machining Solutions to Spotlight High-Performance Medical Machining at MD&M West 2017

November 30, 2016

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Nov. 28, 2016 - GF Machining Solutions will demonstrate several milling and EDM systems designed for high performance and productivity in medical machining applications at MD&M 2017 on February 7 - 9 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California. Visitors to the company’s booth 3501 will experience the Mikron HSM 200U LP (linear performance) milling machine, the... Read More

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PMMI's 2016 Report highlights U.S. as largest market for pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

November 28, 2016

Releasing findings in its Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices: Trends and Opportunities in Packaging Operations report at PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO 2016, PMMI - PACK EXPO owner and producer - states that U.S. continues to be the largest market for pharmaceutical and medical devices. Report also reveals that pharmaceutical manufacturers are subject to some of the most rigorous... Read More

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ANSI C78 Committee revises electric lamps safety standards ANSI C78.1195.

November 28, 2016

NEMA revises electric lamps safety standards ANSI C78.1195 which is adopted by ANSI ASC C78 as a nationally acknowledged international standard. Revision of IEC 61195, ed2.2 (2014-09) includes deviations for clauses 2 and 3.

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory received three R&D 100 Awards.

November 28, 2016

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) last night honored with three R&D 100 Awards, presented by R&D Magazine. The prize in Mechanical/Materials category was awarded to EcoSnap-AC Heat Pump System created by Chuck Booten and Jon Winkler from Advanced Residential Buildings research group. The award in Analytical/Test category went to Battery Internal Short-Circuit Device developed by... Read More