The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently announced the availability of its new comprehensive "2004 Standard Reference Materials Catalog." NIST supplies industry, academia, government and other users with over 1300 reference materials of the highest quality and metrological value. These standards are currently available for use in industrial materials production and analysis, environmental analysis, forensics, health measurements, and basic measurements in science and metrology.
Our annual R&D Lab Equipment and Instrumentation Directory helps you locate the best suppliers for your needs. This issue also includes articles focused on deformation and tension, materials characterization trends, non-destructive imaging, and more. Check it out!