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FDT Group announces Profibus device integration with FDT

Thorsis Technologies supplied first Device Type Managers™ meeting conformance requirements based on FDT 2.0 specification for Profibus DP. Two DTMs are now FDT certified and available to market: isPro CommDTM V4," which allows seamless communication of all devices on Profibus network; and "isPro Generic Device DTM," which looks inside each device providing operational management, including...

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LED A-Line Lamp Shipments decrease in second quarter of 2016.

LED A-line lamp shipments posted 21.2 quarter-over-quarter decrease in second quarter compared to last quarter, but still continue year-over-year growth increasing 40.6%. Halogen A-line lamps show virtually no year-over-year growth at 0.2%, but after decrease in first quarter see 14.5% increase this quarter. Incandescent A-line lamps posted 8.8% year-over-year increase and 44.8%...

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AIM-Published Guidance aids RFID tag system implementation.

Released by AIM, Guidance on Data Content and Structure in Passive Tags" will help system integrators select best options when installing RFID tag systems to identify objects. Guideline fosters understanding of options, along with components to detail numbering standards that currently exist, as well as which resources offer- optimal compatibility of numbering. AIM's COO Mary Lou Bosco said...

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ACGIH Course covers ventilation basics, equations application.

ACGIH® and its Industrial Ventilation Committee will present Fundamentals in Industrial Ventilation & Practical Applications of Useful Equations" from October 31 to November 4, 2016 in Cincinnati, OH. This continuing education course, offering 32 hr of instruction, covers basic and advanced topics related to industrial ventilation and- closely follows ACGIH's Quantitative Industrial...

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ACGIH Presents Webinar for Upper Limb Localized Fatigue TLV.

Taking place November 17, 2016- from 3:00–4:00 pm EDT, ACGIH®'s Upper Limb Localized Fatigue TLV® webinar will provide guidance for preventing upper extremity musculoskeletal fatigue among workers who perform cyclical work for ≥2 hr/day. Content, presented by David M. Rempel with further contribution from Thomas J. Armstrong, will include introduction to localized fatigue,...

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IPC announces Flexible Hybrid Printed Electronics Pavilion.

During IPC APEX EXPO® 2017 in San Diego, IPC will debut Flexible Hybrid Printed Electronics Pavilion, which will showcase the growing printed electronics technology sector and how these technologies also apply to hybrid PCBs and PCB assemblies. In addition to show floor pavilion, planned Flexible Hybrid Printed Electronics programming will include technical paper sessions, management-focused...

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EPA encourages proper septic system maintenance.

U.S. EPA, in conjunction with federal, state, and local government and private sector partners, kicked off fourth annual SepticSmart Week to encourage homeowners and communities to properly maintain their septic systems. This helps protect public health and the environment and saves money by avoiding costly repairs. Tips include: inspecting every 3 years; avoiding pouring fats, grease, and solids...

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SPE launches plastics design conference.

SPE has created a new technical conference focusing on plastics design. Titled Successful Plastic Part Design – Doing It Right the First Time," conference will take place Oct 25-26, 2016 in Portland, OR. Presentations will be offered in 2 tracks: Injection Molding and Composites/Thermoforming. Plenary speaker presentations addressing all 3 processes will include: How Do You Select the Right...

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Hydraulic Institute 2016 Fall Conference heads to New Orleans.

Scheduled for Oct 24-27, 2016 Fall Conference will serve as collaborative opportunity for HI members, associate members, standards partners, and industry partners to provide their expertise and assist in creating HI standards, technical guidelines, guidebooks, and educational content. During conference, HI will launch Pump Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (PILOT) Program, which provides an...

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NREL to Lead New Consortium to improve solar modules.

NREL, in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will form Durable Module Materials (DuraMat) National Lab Consortium. This- new consortium intends to accelerate development of module materials for PV and lower cost of electricity generated by solar power. Respectively, Teresa Barnes from NREL and Anthony...

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