ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa., will launch the on-line Journal of ASTM International (JAI) Jan. 1, 2004. The journal will include research and technical review papers, technical notes and discussions. Paper submission criteria and instructions are available at www.astm.org/JAI. In addition, ASTM has launched a Work Item Registration system at its website. Using the system, visitors can track the development of a proposed ASTM standard, receive e-mail notification of standards in a particular area of interest, and view a committee’s jurisdiction for a particular standard.
Wixom, Mich.-based Acromag Inc. has made available its PS5R power supply series. The six-model series can accommodate power requirements from 12.5 watts to 240 watts with 5-volt, 12-volt or 24-volt direct current (DC) output to drive signal conditioners and distributed I/O modules.
The Fasnap® Corp., Elkhart, Ind., has added plain and nickel-plated US standard sheet metal brass grommets and neck washers to its product line.
Turck Inc., Minneapolis, has introduced the Balogh Distributed by Turck Radio Frequency Identification wireless sensing system for all general-purpose industrial applications. The system can be connected to control boards such as Ethernet® and DeviceNet®.
Topog-E Gasket Co., Tulsa, Okla., has made available free of charge its booklet titled “Plain Facts about Improved Gaskets & Hints on Boiler Maintenance.”
Kaeser Compressors, Fredericksburg, Va., offers a money-back Sigma Frequency Control (SFC) Performance Guarantee, which warrants the company’s SFC rotary screw compressors from 30 kilowatts (kW) to 160 kW perform according to CAGI/PNEUROP PN2CPTC2 test standards.
Cincinnati-based Modal Shop Inc.’s K9100C Portable Vibration Calibration System uses a rechargeable power source to calibrate vibration sensors and produce National Institute of Standards and Technology-traceable reports that meet ISO 17025/A2LA requirements.
Danaher Motion, Mayfield Heights, Ohio, offers the Thomson MicroGuide™ in a range of sizes for use with laboratory automation equipment, and testing and inspection equipment, among others. The stainless steel miniature guides use a gothic arch ball groove geometry to ensure high-precision accuracy.
Danaher Motion's Thomson MicroGuide™
The Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA) Training Institute, Research Triangle Park, N.C., has released its latest course catalog. The catalog provides information on CD-ROM, on-line and video courses, as well as instructor-led and Web-based courses scheduled through March 2004.
Kop-Flex Inc. has opened a service center in Slovakia to produce and service its flexible disc, diaphragm and gear couplings. The center serves Kop-Flex customers in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
The Hydraulic Institute (HI), Parsippany, N.J., has chosen Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Techstreet Inc. as its provider for secure on-line services and Web-based subscription service for HI’s ANSI-approved pump industry standards, available at www.pumps.org.
Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex LLC, Research Triangle Park, N.C., has updated its website, www.dowreichhold.com, to offer a new “What’s Next in Latex” section, additional technical product information and new search capabilities, among other features.
The North Carolina State University College of Textiles, Raleigh, N.C., has made available its Textile Fundamentals course on CD-ROM. The 25-hour course teaches the entire textile process, from fibers to yarn and fabric formation to dyeing, printing and finishing.