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  • BinMaster Appoints Cape Instruments as Distributor for SmartBob and Point Level Controls in South Africa

    August 24, 2009

    BinMaster Level Controls of Lincoln, NE, has appointed Cape Instrument Services CC of Cape Town, South Africa as distributor for the company’s SmartBob continuous level management system and point level controls throughout the country of South Africa. Cape Instruments will sell, install, and...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Supports Central College of the German Confectionery Industry with Rheology Instrument Donation

    August 3, 2009

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a world leader in serving science, has announced its support of training and professional development efforts at the Central College of the German Confectionery Industry (ZDS) in Solingen through its donation of a Thermo Scientific HAAKE Viscotester 550 rotational...

  • Extensive Interlaboratory Study Incorporated into Revision of ASTM Nanotechnology Standard

    August 3, 2009

    A revision to an important ASTM nanotechnology standard incorporates a large-scale interlaboratory study that took place in 2008. The revised standard, ASTM E2490, Guide for Measurement of Particle Size Distribution of Nanomaterials in Suspension by Photon Correlation Spectroscopy (PCS), is under...

  • CSIR Team in South Africa Uses Freeman FT4 to Characterize Metal Powders

    August 3, 2009

    A team of researchers at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa has taken delivery of an FT4 powder tester from Freeman Technology. The system is being used in work that involves understanding and controlling the behavior of powders used in the production of metal...

  • New Moisture Sensor Concept Developed

    July 14, 2009

    Drying Technology Inc. has developed a new way of sensing moisture of products exiting dryers, ovens, coaters, and the like, for products such as webs, bulk solids, coated products, and products that exhibit a cooling curve following a heating process, that may be successfully measured for moisture...

  • Malvern Offers Free ISys Chemical Imaging Software Trial

    July 10, 2009

    Malvern Instruments’ ISys chemical imaging software is now available as a 64-bit version, to make the most of these powerful new operating systems. Enabling users to visualize multi-dimensional data in simple graphic formats, ISys can handle even the most complex chemical images quickly and...

  • Sentry Equipment Corp. Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

    July 2, 2009

    Det Norske Veritas Certification Inc. has awarded ISO certification to Sentry Equipment Corp. By achieving ISO 9001:2008, Sentry has demonstrated its commitment to a highly effective quality system, continual quality improvement, and to focusing on providing extra value to its customers....

  • Malvern Mastersizer Sales Top 10,000 Mark

    June 30, 2009

    Sales of Malvern Instruments’ Mastersizer systems have exceeded the 10,000 instruments mark, a major milestone in the company’s history. Mastersizer laser diffraction particle size analyzers are now used by more than 90% of the world’s leading chemical and pharmaceutical companies...

  • Agilent-Davis Partnership Announced

    June 24, 2009

    Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced it has entered into a long-term partnership with Davis Calibration, a leading third-party calibration services provider offering a comprehensive set of calibration and repair services for test, measurement, and control equipment. Together the companies will...

  • Level Measurement System

    June 23, 2009

    The SmartBob2 weight and cable inventory management system for powder and bulk solid measurement in bins and storage silos up to 180 ft tall has been enhanced. Consisting of SmartBob measurement devices, control consoles, and eBob reporting software, this automated wired or wireless inventory...