Asbestos in Spray-on Fireproofing Containing Vermiculite (SOF-V) Webinar Transcripts

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Webinar Series Transcripts Webinar #1 – Amphibole Asbestos in Vermiculite Webinar #2 – Asbestos Detection in SOF-V LAB.055.1 Method Overview Webinar #3 – Asbestos Detection in Vermiculite Spray-on Fireproofing (SOF-V) – Item No. 198.8 Webinar #1 – Amphibole Asbestos in Vermiculite Click here to download the webinar PDF Presenter:           Matthew S. Sanchez, Ph.D. Date:                    October 29, 2014 […]

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Petrography is an important part of bridge construction

What Can Petrographic Analysis Tell You About the Condition of Concrete Structures?

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According to a 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, 1 in 9 bridges in metropolitan areas are structurally deficient. The estimated investment needed to eliminate the backlog of deficient bridges by 2028 is $20.5 billion annually—that’s $8 billion more per year than currently invested. Recently, CBS addressed the topic of crumbling roads and bridges in […]

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Addressing Polystyrene Manufacturing Issues at the Micro/Nano Scale

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Challenge: A manufacturer was experiencing production issues associated with polystyrene vessels in a life science application. Our challenge was to investigate the problem, which was impacting multiple product lines, to determine the root cause of failure and provide a means of resolution. Material: Polystyrene is critical to biomedical research and science. Its optical clarity and […]

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Micro/Nano-Scale Investigation Addresses Polystyrene Manufacturing Challenges

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Challenge: A manufacturer was experiencing production issues associated with polystyrene vessels in a life science application. Our challenge was to investigate the problem, which was impacting multiple product lines, to determine the root cause of failure and provide a means of resolution. Material: Polystyrene is critical to biomedical research and science. Its optical clarity and ability […]

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Can Raman Spectroscopy Shed Light on your Biotechnology Challenges?

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Challenges in the field of biotechnology are always evolving. So, too, must our tools and techniques for solving novel problems. Although Raman analysis has been around since 1928, the scientific community is only now beginning to embrace this technology’s improved capabilities, portability, and low cost. Raman analyses provide insight across the entire product lifecycle, from […]

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