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7 Things to Do at SMTA 2018

SMTA is a great opportunity to catch up with electronics control assembly professionals from across the US, particularly the Midwest. Over four days of sessions, you’ll get insights from industry leaders that help you reduce defects and improve control processes:

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3D Printed Gun Myths – Legality, Parts, Blueprints, & Materials

The term “3D printed gun” is often misunderstood. 100% thermoplastic guns have yet to be a fruitful manufacturing technique for manufacturing. Before addressing legality, the differences in 3D printed firearm design, components, and assembly methods must be distinguished.

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Self-Install ESD Flooring Kits

Over time, an ESD floor will incur wear and eventually require replacement. A contractor will likely recommend that the entire floor is replaced. But is there a better way? 

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M+A Matting Microluxx™ Dust Control Indoor Mat

M+A Matting produces an advanced version of the wiper mat called the Microluxx™. The surface excels at trapping and absorbing high levels of debris and moisture, retaining 2.5x more moisture than standard carpeted mats.

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Satellite Cleanrooms – Design, Garments, and Contamination

For communication satellites that remain within earth’s orbit, an ISO Class 6-8 cleanroom allows sufficient particle and contaminant control. Cleanroom engineers design each space so that particles from production surfaces are whisked away from critical components. A combination of softwall production areas and hardwall cleanroom facilities provide isolation of critical tasks.

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Metro Shelving Accessories Buyers Guide

View the Metro shelving accessories buyers guide. We’ve compiled the entire collection of Metro accessories onto one page for your convenience.

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2018 USP Sterile Compounding Revisions

First published in 2004, USP Chapter <797> has undergone proposed revisions as of July 2018. These revisions are now available for public comment.

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How Often Does a Particle Counter Require Recalibration?

For ISO 14644 compliance, all particle counting equipment requires a calibration certificate.

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New Accuform Manufacturing Signage

Are you in compliance? Do you qualify for an exemption? Generic signage no longer adheres to recent Proposition 65 updates. Custom order Accuform signage is now available from PAC. Our specialists tailor hazard signage for your storage, entrance, and production areas.

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Desco’s New Digital Surface Resistance Meter

The Desco 19290 Resistance Meter Kit gives you the capabilities to measure resistance point-to-point (Rtt) and resistance-to-ground (Rtg) of worksurfaces, flooring systems, garments, packaging, and other materials.

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70% Alcohol Battles Against Super Bacteria?

New reports indicate that alcohol hand washes and sanitizers may be losing the hygiene battle against super strains of Enterococcal bacterial. Educating practitioners and patients on the when, where, and why of hand sanitation in healthcare has led to a pronounced decline in MIRS and HCAIs for the greater part of the last 20 years. Meanwhile, “what” we wash our hands with has required little examination.

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Proposition 65 List – Warnings and Signage

In 1986, California voters addressed growing concerns over toxic chemical exposure. The resulting initiative was coined the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic enforcement as of 1986, commonly referred to as Proposition 65.

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Linoleum Flooring Conductive or Anti-Static?

Genuine linoleum is a 100% biodegradable material composed of linseed oil, pine resin, cork, wood, pigment, and limestone. Depending on material construction, it is known to have antistatic properties which mitigate some triboelectric charges that cause zaps and static buildup.

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Aven In-X Magnifier with Hot-Swap Lenses

Aven’s newest magnifying lamp, In-X, stands for Interchangeable Magnification, therefore it’s designed for use with multiple lenses. Aven In-X redefines what is possible with a

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How CleanPro® Makes Common Items into Critically Compliant Cleanroom Equipment

Find hand dryers, laboratory receptacles and cleanroom mirrors. New from CleanPro with quick ship options.

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ISO 13485:2016 Medical Devices

ISO 13485 is designed for use throughout the life cycle of a medical device. It supports each stage of medical device development and operation from initial concept to production and disposal. The standard helps internal and external parties certify and validate processes which maintain the stability of quality management systems (QMS).

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Sealed & Portable Medicinal Cannabis Grow Rooms

Modular cannabis grow room designs improve the longevity of grow room construction. Likewise, portable prefab grow rooms allow for more adaptable configurations when expanding, relocating, or re-purposing a grow room. There are also a number of tax and legal advantages when construction is non-permanent. Prefab modular grow rooms are cost-effective without the inconvenience of conventional “stick-built” construction.

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New Lynx EVO – Features & Upgrades

Lynx EVO is an ergonomic stereo microscope without eyepieces, powering your productivity through stunning 3D viewing.

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MAPA Professional Gloves – Best Sellers

What makes MAPA gloves popular in demanding conditions? We tested the full range of MAPA gloves for form, fit and function and highlight our favorites from each category.

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15% Off Chair/Anti-Fatigue Mat with BenchPro Workbench Purchase

Select your BenchPro workbench, and save 15% on any anti-fatigue mat or Lissner chair.

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