ASTM International

ASTM Standard addresses search and rescue dog crew skills.

ASTM F3070, Guide for Evaluating Area Search Dog Crews or Teams, will define knowledge, skills, and abilities required for dog crew or team to perform area search. Search and rescue dog teams are currently tested to different levels yet similar terminology is used to describe abilities of dogs. Using F3070 will help in developing testing paradigms that better identify core competencies and unify...

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ASTM International

Metallic-Coated Steel Sheet Standard adds thickness tolerances.

Revisions to ASTM International standard A924/A924M, Specification for General Requirements for Steel Sheet, Metallic-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process, will increase its flexibility. Along with primary changes of addition of heavy thickness tolerances to Table 2 and Table S1.1, changes include increase in thickness covered by Table 13 to 0.250 in. Such changes ensureÂ- standard covers heavier...

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CNG Source, Inc.

CNG Source to Launch Operations in Mexico

HOUSTON, TXÂ- – After a record sales year and consolidation of several key projects aiming to strengthen the company through cost optimization, marketing, engineering and production capabilities, CNG Source is making its first international move. The new office in Monterrey, Mexico will serve as a critical starting point for CNG Source's eventual move into other Latin American markets....

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Universal AET Receives Grant from State of Wisconsin

STOUGHTON, Wis. – Universal Acoustic Emission Technologies will receive a grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development's Fast Forward program to train supervisors at the company's facilities in Beloit, Muscoda and Stoughton, Wis., the state recently announced. The Fast Forward program provides Wisconsin businesses with customized training grants to enhance the...

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Valcor Engineering Corporation

Valcor Opens a New State-Of-The-Art Cleanroom

Valcor Engineering, a designer and manufacturer of solenoid valves and control components for liquids and gases, is proud to announce the opening of its brand new cleanroom. The new cleanroom will be used for parts cleaning and clean parts bagging. Valcor's new cleanroom is a certified ISO 5 or Class 100 controlled cleanroom environment. It utilizes laminar unidirectional flow from ceiling to...

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Southland Electrical Supply

Southland Electrical Supply Creates an Equipment Rental Division

Southland Electrical Supply, headquartered in Burlington, NC, and 5 locations across the South East, dedicates additional resources and new products to its line-up of industrial rental electrical equipment.Â-  For over 30 years Southland has been buying, selling and renting new, new surplus and reconditioned industrial electrical equipment.  Recently, Southland announced its...

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SAS Automation

New SAS Automation Program Gives Customers Gift of Time

XENIA, Ohio — SAS Automation, the leader in superior robotic End-of-Arm Tooling (EOAT) and automation technology, announces the Quick Tool Program to answer the call from customers around the country. SAS’ customers can expect to gets weeks of production time back with the new program, cutting in half the estimated delivery lead time needed. “Our customers run on tight timelines, with...

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ASTM International

Butanol Purity Testing Standard approved by ASTM committee.

ASTM D7875, Test Method for Determination of Butanol and Acetone Content of Butanol for Blending with Gasoline by Gas Chromatography, will be used in isobutanol manufacturing to test its purity for use in chemical and fuel markets. Developed by Subcommittee D02.04.0L on Gas Chromatography Methods and based on annex in ASTM D7862, this standard will be primarily used by isobutanol manufacturers...

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ASTM International

Proposed ASTM Standard links textiles, antimicrobial agents.

Proposed standard WK31901, Guide for Standard Test Methods and Practices for Evaluating Antibacterial Activity on Textiles, will aggregate information concerning textiles types treated with antimicrobial agents and ways each can be tested for performance response to antimicrobial activity. According to ASTM's Robert Monticello, guide will offer flexibility to develop specific test standard...

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