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NIST-Sponsored Report addresses greenhouse gas measurement.

Advancing Technologies and Strategies for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Quantification" focuses on defining and developing technology needed to better quantify greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Report identifies and discusses 4 broad areas of opportunity for technology development and improvement: quantifying GHG emissions; quantification of distributed carbon sources and sinks; consistent, standardized...

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Disaster/Failure Study Data will be available via NIST website.

NIST's online Disaster and Failure Events Data Repository features organized and maintained data collected during and after natural disaster or structural failure events, as well as data generated from related research, to enable study, analysis, and comparison with future severe disaster events. Repository also serves as national archival database, where other organizations can store research,...

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NASA Launches New App for Android

WASHINGTON, -- NASA has launched the free NASA App for Android (TM), a new application designed for mobile devices that run the open source Android platform. The NASA App is available for free on Android Market((TM)) at: https://market.android.com The NASA App for iPhone and iPad has been a phenomenal success with over five million downloads so far," said Jerry Colen, NASA App project manager at...

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EPA Proposal waives requirements for capturing gasoline vapors.

EPA's proposal under the Clean Air Act would waive requirements for systems used at gas station pumps to capture gasoline vapors while refueling cars. Proposal is part of Obama Administration's initiative to review outdated and redundant rules and ensure regulations are beneficial without being unnecessarily burdensome. Beginning in 2013, states that meet criteria can do away with vapor recovery...

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How to Choose the Right Adhesive Tape for Your Application
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How to Choose the Right Adhesive Tape for Your Application

With a considerable number of adhesive materials, applications and methods, there are many options to consider when choosing an adhesive tape. As NADCO® is a leading manufacturer of custom tapes and labels; we took our years of experience to create this handy selection guide on choosing the right adhesive tape for your application.

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Manufacturing Technology Orders up 108.0% in 2011.

According to AMTDA and AMT, May U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $388.27 million, which was down 2.6% from April, but up 121.3% when compared with total of $175.46 million reported for May 2010. With a year-to-date total of $1,984.87 million, 2011 is up 108.0% compared with 2010. These numbers and all data in this report are based on the totals of actual data reported by companies...

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Foundation announces final Flow Transducer Block Specification.

FOUNDATION fieldbus Flow Transducer Block Final Specification includes standardized flow transducer block with high-performance totalizer function. Specification provides standard definitions, schematic of blocks, parameter access, and details for handling status of input parameters. In addition to greater consistency in fieldbus device setup, configuration, and maintenance, specification will...

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NIST Physicist receives 2011 William F. Meggers Award.

NIST announced that physicist Steven Cundiff has received 2011 William F. Meggers Award, which recognizes outstanding work in spectroscopy, from Optical Society of America. Fellow of JILA, joint institute of NIST and University of Colorado Boulder, Cundiff is cited for contributions to ultrafast spectroscopy of semiconductors, including multidimensional Fourier transform techniques. He is also...

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Oil Training Course examines sampling, testing, evaluation.

As technical and professional training course, Crude Oil: Sampling, Testing and Evaluation focuses on obtaining representative samples using automatic and manual methods. It addresses tests used to obtain data for determining quantity for custody transfer purposes and conformance to expected quality. Course also explores making rapid evaluation of commodity to assess handling and processing...

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NEMA Fluorescent Lamp Indexes show 4Q 2010 and yearly figures.

NEMA's T5 lamp index increased to 164.5 during 4Q 2010, and shipments grew nearly 31.0% over 2009. T8 lamp shipments increased 6.7% percent for year despite 2.2% dip during 4Q, and T12 lamp index showed declines of 7.1% for year and 9.7% from Q3. While market shares for T5 and T12 shipments increased 1.0% each, T8s declined by 2.0% during 4Q. For calendar year 2010, T5 and T8 shares respectively...

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Radiant Barrier Systems Standards approved by ASTM committee.

ASTM C1743, Practice for Installation and Use of Radiant Barrier Systems (RBS) in Residential Building Construction, and ASTM C1744, Practice for Installation and Use of RBS in Commercial/Industrial Building Construction, provide information needed to install, use, and gain max performance from RBS. As member of development committee, Roy Akers claimed these standards are written in very plain...

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