A small business with a big idea gains international traction by sitting at the standards development table. Jonathan Shimshoni describes how his company, Escape Rescue Systems, made the leap from codes and standards to market access. Read more...More Product Announcements from ASTM International
The future is now: jet packs are real. One of the latest trends in water sports is the rise of water-propelled jet packs that provide thrilling rides on, and above, the water. To keep the jet pack industry progressing safely, an ASTM subcommittee is now developing a new standard, WK47642, Practice for Water Propelled Jet Packs for Commercial Use.
WK47642 will provide guidelines an... Read more...More Product Announcements from ASTM International
2014 AWWA Compensation Survey: Large Water and Wastewater Utilities - Data and analysis of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water utility industry. Read more...More Product Announcements from American Water Works Association (AWWA)
2014 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey Interactive Database
The data compiled in Excel® spreadsheets is presented in two files. One workbook presents the summary data and the median, 25th and 75th percentile values or as a percentage of utilities that adhere to a certain practice. The other workbook allows the data to be sliced in a variety of ways. Read more...More Product Announcements from American Water Works Association (AWWA)
A comprehensive report of US water and wastewater rates. Read more...More Product Announcements from American Water Works Association (AWWA)
In the United States, regulations governing use of adhesives and sealants are constrained to the area of Air Quality. Some VOCs react with nitrogen oxides in the air in the presence of sunlight to form ozone. Although ozone is beneficial in the upper atmosphere because it absorbs UV, thus protecting humans, plants, and animals from exposure to dangerous solar radiation... Read more...More Product Announcements from Adhesives.org
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CAREFUL DESIGN OF BOLTING SYSTEMS IS NECESSARY TO ENSURE PROPER PERFORMANCE
Data for bolts and other threaded fasteners that fulfil many different functions in engineering are examined. The behaviour of bolted joints during assembly or in service can be quite complex and careful design of bolting systems is necessary to ensure proper... Read more...More Product Announcements from IHS ESDU
This standard presents essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains. Read more...More Product Announcements from American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Over a decade after the post-Sept. 11 anthrax mail scares, rapidly screening and identifying potential biological agents in suspicious powders remains a challenge. A proposed ASTM International standard, WK46895, Specification for Hand Portable Biodetection Instruments for Homeland Security Applications, will prove to be helpful in this area.
“It is important that testing re... Read more...More Product Announcements from ASTM International
The IEEE Xplore® digital library is your gateway to valuable, cutting-edge research, standards and educational courses—with more than 3 million articles to help you fuel imagination, build from previous research and inspire new ideas. Access a world of knowledge from many industries and improve, discover or innovate the next breakthrough. Read more...More Product Announcements from IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.