American Society for Testing and Materials

Type: Organization
Name: American Society for Testing and Materials
Nationality: Botswana
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

New internet portal aids infrastructure monitoring

A new partnership has introduced a single internet portal product that provides one access point to all the technical information required for the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, tunnels and other transportation infrastructure in the USA. ... [Published Traffic Technology Today - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Time to consider the impact of heat transfer fluids

Not enough companies are paying attention to the quality of heat transfer fluids used within heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.A poor quality heat transfer fluid can quickly become the most expensive part of an HVAC system, despite ... [Published Heating, Ventilating & Plumbing - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers strengthen lead restrictions for jewelry

A new Rhode Island law strengthening safety regulations related to the sale of children’s jewelry goes into effect in November. It updates 2012 legislation passed and signed into law requiring all jewelry and charms manufactured in Rhode Island for children ... [Published Providence Business News - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Silicone Added to International Care Labeling Standard

SOURCE: GreenEarth CleaningKANSAS CITY, MO --(Marketwired - August 21, 2014) - It has been nearly twenty years since a new solvent has been added to the world's care labeling standards. But in June it became official. Silicone is now an official recommendation ... [Published MarketWired - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Regulatory concerns draw new members to AHFA

HIGH POINT — The American Home Furnishings Alliance said mounting concerns over regulatory compliance issues have helped drive up its membership ranks by 10% since the beginning of the year.The association, which represents the furniture industry in Washington, ... [Published Furniture Today - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

CeraTech Unveils Environmental Calculator to Support Green Building Practices

CeraTech detailed the release of a sustainability calculator and related video, which quantify the environmental benefits of using a "green" concrete. According to a release, the company produced the sustainability calculator to better enable architects ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

BSEE: Better Standards Needed to Address Bolt, Connector Performance

Existing industry standards do not adequately address bolting/connector performance in subsea marine applications, according to the findings of a technical review released Monday.The review – conducted by the Quality Control-Failure Incident Team (QC-FIT) ... [Published Rigzone - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

School bus inspections put safety first

Below the engine, the tread of a tire had faded into the grooves.Inside, all emergency window buzzers were broken.Kelly immediately pulled the 8-year-old Blue Bird from service until district mechanics corrected the violations, but those problems are ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

MSS membership for Watson Valve Services

Watson Valve Services announced its membership in the Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) of the valve and fittings industry.The MSS is a non-profit technical association that develops and improves industry, national and international codes and ... [Published Valve World - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Do You Know The “Quality” Of Diesel Fuel You Are Buying?

Most fuel buyers assume the diesel fuels they purchase meet the established (ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials) specification requirements.  Whether diesel fuels are sourced from major producers or independent suppliers, there is absolutely ... [Published Mining.com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Ready-Mix-Concrete Expert and Advocate Richard Gaynor, 83, Dies in July

----- Advertising -----Gaynor Richard D. Gaynor, a prominent researcher in the concrete industry since the 1950s and a former executive vice president of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, died in Maryland on July 16. He was 83.NRMCA said ... [Published Engineering News-Record - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Brrr ... what's with the temperature on planes?

Keeping temperatures at the lower end of the range on a plane can be a better option than having passengers fainting. Photo: The pilot has overall control within a range of about 20-28 degrees, but within those parameters the actual temperature control ... [Published Canberra Times - Aug 04 2014]

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Donnie Wilson, CEO of Elastec/American Marine commented that, "This gathering of responders from around the world is like a mini-United Nations - it is a unique opportunity to celebrate diverse cultures, exchange oil spill response information and learn from each other. When the workshop comes to a close, our hope is that we have shared a common purpose, in harmony with responders from around the world, to leave a healthier environment for those who will walk in our footprints. This is why the town of New Harmony, Ind., was selected for Elastec/American Marine's Oil Spill Workshop 2014."
...important in cases of load-bearing implants with need for mechanical strength," said Technical Insights Research Analyst Sanchari Chatterjee. "Developing specialized coatings and techniques that prevent aggressive cell growth and aid the production of desirable endothelial cells rather than smooth muscle cells will also be crucial."
ASTM's new definition of dry cleaning is now "in the care of textile products, a cleaning process using solvents such as perchloroethylene, a petroleum, or a silicone."  The phasing out of Perc has caused a strong demand for alternative solvents. Silicone is now a recognized alternative on a worldwide basis
"We are pleased to provide contractors, architects, and engineers with a sustainable concrete calculator. We have also provided a video narrative that further explains the technology and quantifies our environmental stewardship in producing sustainable cement construction products" said Jon Hyman, President and CEO of CeraTech

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Elastec to host international meeting [Published Taft Midway Driller - Aug 29 2014]
New internet portal aids infrastructure monitoring [Published Traffic Technology Today - Aug 29 2014]
Time to consider the impact of heat transfer fl... [Published Heating, Ventilating & Plumbing - Aug 28 2014]
Advances in Protective Coatings to Raise Use of... [Published Special Chem 4 Coatings - Aug 26 2014]
Lawmakers strengthen lead restrictions for jewelry [Published Providence Business News - Aug 23 2014]
Amendment to Combined Synopsis/Solicitation - H... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 22 2014]
Innovations in Biocompatible Protective Coating... [Published Special Chem 4 Coatings - Aug 21 2014]
Silicone Added to International Care Labeling S... [Published MarketWired - Aug 21 2014]
A Third Award of Excellence for Dr Raj Shah [Published Petro Online - Aug 20 2014]
Regulatory concerns draw new members to AHFA [Published Furniture Today - Aug 15 2014]
Equipment and software to keep people and produ... [Published Beverage Industry - Aug 15 2014]
Compliance Issues Spur AHFA Membership Growth [Published Furniture World Magazine - Aug 14 2014]
CeraTech Unveils Environmental Calculator to Su... [Published Individual.com - Aug 13 2014]
BSEE: Better Standards Needed to Address Bolt, ... [Published Rigzone - Aug 12 2014]
Biocompatible Protective Coatings Widen Applica... [Published Reliance Trust - Aug 12 2014]
School bus inspections put safety first [Published Augusta Chronicle - Aug 10 2014]
SPORTS: Gmax Testing: Field hardness impacts he... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 09 2014]
MSS membership for Watson Valve Services [Published Valve World - Aug 08 2014]
Do You Know The “Quality” Of Diesel Fuel You Ar... [Published Mining.com - Aug 08 2014]
CeraTech Releases Environmental Calculator to S... [Published Securities Technology Monitor - Aug 07 2014]
Ready-Mix-Concrete Expert and Advocate Richard ... [Published Engineering News-Record - Aug 05 2014]
Brrr ... what's with the temperature on planes? [Published Canberra Times - Aug 04 2014]
Parkland Expert Offers Tips On How To Prevent E... [Published Dallas Weekly - Jul 31 2014]
Watson Valve Services, Inc. Announces MSS Membe... [Published Mining.com - Jul 29 2014]
The Sulphur Content of Liquid Fuels (England an... [Published Office of Public Sector Information - Jul 28 2014]
J. Crew Introduces a Size Smaller Than XXS [Published TIME.com - Jul 09 2014]
Lindon Group Inc. and Alternative Hydrogen Solu... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jun 25 2014]
Invictus Medical Appoints George Hutchinson Chi... [Published PRWeb - Jun 24 2014]
ABA Journal: Who owns the law? [Published Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference - May 31 2014]
John A. Millane [Published The Intelligencer - May 25 2014]
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J. Crew Introduces a Size Smaller Than XXS [Published TIME.com - Jul 09 2014]
You how it is, you’re in a dressing room and even the smallest size available is still too baggy? What, that’s never happened to you? Well, just in case you know someone who is too small for a XXS or ’00,’ J. Crew has introduced a new ’000′ size for ...
Lindon Group Inc. and Alternative Hydrogen Solu... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jun 25 2014]
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2014) - Lindon Group Inc. and Alternative Hydrogen Solutions, LLC (AHS) are pleased to announce the kick-off of the U.S. Army Program Management-Mobile Electric Power (PM-MEP) funded evaluation of Alternative ...
ABA Journal: Who owns the law? [Published Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference - May 31 2014]
The ABA Journal this week has an excellent in-depth article titled " Who owns the law? Technology reignites the war over just how public documents should be ."  In the article they interview some of the major players in the free access to law movement, ...
Study finds mallee-based renewable jet fuel via... [Published Green Car Congress - May 21 2014]
A two-year study commissioned by Airbus and partners including Virgin Australia in 2012 into the practicability of using Australia’s mallee trees to make biofuels suitable for powering passenger jets ( earlier post ) has reported encouraging resu ...
Joule Achieves ASTM Compliance for Sustainable ... [Published American Fuels - May 15 2014]
Joule today announced that its Sunflow®-D and Sunflow®-J products meet the standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) for diesel and jet fuel, respectively. Joule products achieve all accepted standards for fuel performance, ...
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