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2013-04-17 11:16:15

The latest national survey of 100% biodiesel (B100) "blend stock" samples by the U.S. Department of Energy´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) found that 95% of the samples from 2011-12 met ASTM International fuel quality specifications. The ASTM standards serve as guidelines for industry and are designed to ensure quality at the pump for consumers — along with reliable operation of the nation´s vehicles powered by biodiesel blends. “The survey showed a...

2012-08-29 23:00:35

In response to the ASTM changes in the F2170 standards, Wagner has modified and improved its Rapid RH® product to maintain alignment with the industry´s guidance. This revised standard (http://www.astm.org/Standards/F2170.htm) calls for numerous changes to the various RH testing products in the market, but with the existing, superior design of the Rapid RH, the only change necessary was to ensure the RH test “sleeve” fully lines the entire test hole. Rogue River, OR...

2012-01-28 08:00:00

DDL´s ability to perform the orthopaedic testing came with the recent purchase of a biaxial tester. MInneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 28, 2012 DDL, industry leader in medical device package, product and material testing, announces the expansion of their testing capabilities with the addition of orthopaedic testing. DDL´s ability to perform the orthopaedic testing came with the recent purchase of a biaxial tester. This tester combines tensile and compression (pulling and pushing a...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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