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NREL works on PV cells for military areas.

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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ASABE modifies adoption of ISO Standard 2012 on tractor safety.

Revising its adoption of ISO 26322-1:2008 Standard on tractor safety 2012, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) upgrades ANSI/ASABE AD26322-1:2008 NOV2016 standards. Integrating both national and international standardization, this adoption helps in facilitating manufacturing and safety advancements and product marketing worldwide.

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ASABE modifies adoption of ISO Standard 2012 on tractor safety.

Revising its adoption of ISO 26322-1:2008 Standard on tractor safety 2012, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) upgrades ANSI/ASABE AD26322-1:2008 NOV2016 standards. Integrating both national and international standardization, this adoption helps in facilitating manufacturing and safety advancements and product marketing worldwide.

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ASABE to revise symbols for operator controls.

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) is adopting two ISO standards for agricultural equipment symbols. They include ISO 3767-1:2016, Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment - Symbols for operator controls and other displays, Part 1: Common symbols and Part 2: Symbols for agricultural tractors and machinery. 

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ASABE to revise symbols for operator controls.

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) is adopting two ISO standards for agricultural equipment symbols. They include ISO 3767-1:2016, Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment - Symbols for operator controls and other displays, Part 1: Common symbols and Part 2: Symbols for agricultural tractors and machinery. 

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IPC Association announced that PCB book-to-bill ratio climbed to 1.08.

IPC Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Findings include PCB book-to-bill ratio increasing to 1.08 showing sales and orders decrement in October. The book-to-bill ratios are calculated by dividing value of orders booked over past three months. Ratio of more than 1.00 suggests current...

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IPC Association announced that PCB book-to-bill ratio climbed to 1.08.

IPC Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Findings include PCB book-to-bill ratio increasing to 1.08 showing sales and orders decrement in October. The book-to-bill ratios are calculated by dividing value of orders booked over past three months. Ratio of more than 1.00 suggests current...

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NEMA upgrades Smart Meter standards.

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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NEMA upgrades Smart Meter standards.

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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NEMA re-issues RIV measurement methods.

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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