Friday, December 27, 2013

New Microbiology Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Microbiology are now available:


  • ASTM D3862, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Retention Characteristics of 0.2-┬Ám Membrane Filters Used in Routine Filtration Procedures for the Evaluation of Microbiological Water Quality
  • ASTM D5246, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Isolation and Enumeration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Water
  • ASTM D7464, 2008 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Practice for Manual Sampling of Liquid Fuels, Associated Materials and Fuel System Components for Microbiological Testing
  • ASTM E2564, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for Enumeration of Mycobacteria in Metalworking Fluids by Direct Microscopic Counting (DMC) Method
  • BS EN ISO 7218, 2007 Edition with Amendment A1, Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs. General requirements and guidance for microbiological examinations
  • BS EN ISO 19250, Corrigendum 1 for 2010 Edition, Water quality. Detection of Salmonella spp.
  • BS EN ISO 20743, 2013 Edition, Textiles. Determination of antibacterial activity of textile products
  • ISO 4833-1, 1st Edition, Microbiology of the food chain - Horizontal method for the enumeration of microorganisms - Part 1: Colony count at 30 degrees C by the pour plate technique
  • ISO 4833-2, 1st Edition, Microbiology of the food chain - Horizontal method for the enumeration of microorganisms - Part 2: Colony count at 30 degrees C by the surface plating technique
  • ISO 7218, Amendment 1, Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs -- General requirements and guidance for microbiological examinations
  • ISO 20743, 2nd Edition, Textiles - Determination of antibacterial activity of textile products



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Thursday, December 26, 2013

New Electronic Display Device Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards for Electronic Display Devices are now available:


  • BS EN 61747-2-1, 2013 Edition, Liquid crystal display devices. Passive matrix monochrome LCD modules. Blank detail specification
  • BS EN 62595-1-1, 2013 Edition, LCD backlight unit. Generic specification
  • BS EN 62629-1-2, 2013 Edition, 3D Display devices.  Generic. Terminology and letter symbols
  • IEC 61747-10-1, Edition 1.0, Liquid crystal display devices - Part 10-1: Environmental, endurance and mechanical test methods - Mechanical
  • IEC 62341-5-3, Edition 1.0, Organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays - Part 5-3: Measuring methods of image sticking and lifetime
  • IEC 62629-1-2, Edition 1.0, 3D display devices - Part 1-2: Generic - Terminology and letter symbols
  • IEC 62679-3-2, Edition 1.0, Electronic paper display - Part 3-2: Measuring method - Electro-optical


Friday, December 20, 2013

New Textile Fabric Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Textile Fabrics are now available:


  • ASTM D1424, 2009 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Tearing Strength of Fabrics by Falling-Pendulum (Elmendorf-Type) Apparatus
  • ASTM D2475, 2001 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Specification for Felt
  • ASTM D3776, 2009a Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Methods for Mass Per Unit Area (Weight) of Fabric
  • ASTM D3884, 2009 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Rotary Platform, Double-Head Method)
  • ASTM D3990, 2012 Edition with 1 Editorial Change, Standard Terminology Relating to Fabric Defects
  • ASTM D4157, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Oscillatory Cylinder Method)
  • ASTM D4850, 2013 Edition, Standard Terminology Relating to Fabrics and Fabric Test Methods
  • ASTM D5034, 2009 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Grab Test)
  • ASTM D5278, 2009 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Elongation of Narrow Elastic Fabrics (Static-Load Testing)
  • ASTM D5362, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Snagging Resistance of Fabrics (Bean Bag)
  • ASTM D5446, 2008 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Practice for Determining Physical Properties of Fabrics, Yarns, and Sewing Thread Used in Inflatable Restraints
  • ASTM D6775, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Webbing, Tape and Braided Material
  • ASTM D7722, 2013 Edition, Standard Terminology Relating to Industrial Textile Stitches
  • BS EN ISO 13015, 2013 Edition, Woven fabrics. Distortion. Determination of skew and bow
  • DIN EN ISO 3175-3, 2013 Edition, Textiles - Professional care, dry cleaning and wet cleaning of fabrics and garments - Part 3: Procedure for testing performance when cleaning and finishing using hydrocarbon solvents (ISO 3175-3:2003 + Cor 1:2009)
  • DIN EN ISO 3175-4, 2013 Edition, Textiles - Professional care, dry cleaning and wet cleaning of textiles - Part 4: Procedure for testing performance when cleaning and finishing using simulated wetcleaning (ISO 3175-4:2003 + Cor 1:2009)
  • ISO 13015, 1st Edition, Woven fabrics - Distortion - Determination of skew and bow


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Thursday, December 19, 2013

New Refractory Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards for Refractories are now available:


  • ASTM C24, 2009 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Pyrometric Cone Equivalent (PCE) of Fireclay and High Alumina Refractory Materials
  • ASTM C27, 1988 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Classification of Fireclay and High-Alumina Refractory Brick
  • ASTM C67, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile
  • ASTM C126, 2013 Edition, Standard Specification for Ceramic Glazed Structural Clay Facing Tile, Facing Brick, and Solid Masonry Units
  • ASTM C155, 1997 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Classification of Insulating Firebrick
  • ASTM C182, 1988 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Thermal Conductivity of Insulating Firebrick
  • ASTM C201, 1993 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Thermal Conductivity of Refractories
  • ASTM C202, 1993 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Thermal Conductivity of Refractory Brick
  • ASTM C416, 1997 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Classification of Silica Refractory Brick
  • ASTM C455, 2007 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Classification of Chrome, Chrome-Magnesia, Magnesia-Chrome, and Magnesia Brick
  • ASTM C492, 1992 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Hydration of Granular Dead-Burned Refractory Dolomite
  • ASTM C545, 1997 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Classification of Zircon Refractories
  • ASTM C673, 1997 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Classification of Fireclay and High-Alumina Plastic Refractories and Ramming Mixes
  • ASTM C767, 1993 Reaffirmed in 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Thermal Conductivity of Carbon Refractories
  • ASTM C899, 1979 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Practice for Use of Metric Units of Measure for Reporting Properties of Refractory Materials
  • ASTM C1054, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for Pressing and Drying Refractory Plastic and Ramming Mix Specimens
  • ASTM C1113, 2009 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Thermal Conductivity of Refractories by Hot Wire (Platinum Resistance Thermometer Technique)
  • ASTM C1298, 1995 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Guide for Design and Construction of Brick Liners for Industrial Chimneys
  • ASTM C1547, 2002 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Classification for Fusion-Cast Refractory Blocks and Shapes
  • BS ISO 16334, 2013 Edition, Monolithic refractory products. Determination of resistance to explosive spalling
  • ISO 16334, 1st Edition, Monolithic refractory products - Determination of resistance to explosive spalling



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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

New Liquid Fuel Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Liquid Fuel are now available:


  • ASTM D93, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester
  • ASTM D187, 2008 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Burning Quality of Kerosine
  • ASTM D396, 2013c Edition, Standard Specification for Fuel Oils
  • ASTM D613, 2010a Edition with 1 Editorial Change, Standard Test Method for Cetane Number of Diesel Fuel Oil
  • ASTM D909, 2007 Edition Reaffirmed in 2012 with 1 Editorial Change, Standard Test Method for Supercharge Rating of Spark-Ignition Aviation Gasoline
  • ASTM D1094, 2007 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Water Reaction of Aviation Fuels
  • ASTM D1405, 2008 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Estimation of Net Heat of Combustion of Aviation Fuels
  • ASTM D1796, 2011 Edition with 1 Editorial Change, Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Fuel Oils by the Centrifuge Method (Laboratory Procedure)
  • ASTM D2068, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Determining Filter Blocking Tendency
  • ASTM D2157, 1994 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Effect of Air Supply on Smoke Density in Flue Gases from Burning Distillate Fuels
  • ASTM D2699, 2013b Edition, Standard Test Method for Research Octane Number of Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel
  • ASTM D2700, 2013b Edition, Standard Test Method for Motor Octane Number of Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel
  • ASTM D2880, 2013b Edition, Standard Specification for Gas Turbine Fuel Oils
  • ASTM D2885, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Determination of Octane Number of Spark-Ignition Engine Fuels by On-Line Direct Comparison Technique
  • ASTM D3227, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for (Thiol Mercaptan) Sulfur in Gasoline, Kerosine, Aviation Turbine, and Distillate Fuels (Potentiometric Method)
  • ASTM D3231, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Phosphorus in Gasoline
  • ASTM D3699, 2013b Edition, Standard Specification for Kerosine
  • ASTM D3948, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Determining Water Separation Characteristics of Aviation Turbine Fuels by Portable Separometer
  • ASTM D4306, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for Aviation Fuel Sample Containers for Tests Affected by Trace Contamination
  • ASTM D4682, 2013 Edition, Standard Specification for Miscibility with Gasoline and Fluidity of Two-Stroke-Cycle Gasoline Engine Lubricants
  • ASTM D4806, 2013a Edition, Standard Specification for Denatured Fuel Ethanol for Blending with Gasolines for Use as Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel
  • ASTM D4814, 2013a Edition, Standard Specification for Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel
  • ASTM D4860, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Free Water and Particulate Contamination in Middle Distillate Fuels (Clear and Bright Numerical Rating)
  • ASTM D5059, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Methods for Lead in Gasoline by X-Ray Spectroscopy
  • ASTM D5501, 2012 Edition with 1 Editorial Change, Standard Test Method for Determination of Ethanol and Methanol Content in Fuels Containing Greater than 20% Ethanol by Gas Chromatography
  • ASTM D5797, 2013 Edition, Standard Specification for Fuel Methanol (M70-M85) for Automotive Spark-Ignition Engines
  • ASTM D5798, 2013a Edition, Standard Specification for Ethanol Fuel Blends for Flexible-Fuel Automotive Spark-Ignition Engines
  • ASTM D5983, 2013 Edition, Standard Specification for Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (MTBE) for Downstream Blending for Use in Automotive Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel
  • ASTM D6974, 2009 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Practice for Enumeration of Viable Bacteria and Fungi in Liquid Fuels - Filtration and Culture Procedures
  • ASTM D7212, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Low Sulfur in Automotive Fuels by Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry Using a Low-Background Proportional Counter
  • ASTM D7215, 2008 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Calculated Flash Point from Simulated Distillation Analysis of Distillate Fuels
  • ASTM D7224, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Determining Water Separation Characteristics of Kerosine-Type Aviation Turbine Fuels Containing Additives by Portable Separometer
  • ASTM D7318, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Existent Inorganic Sulfate in Ethanol by Potentiometric Titration
  • ASTM D7319, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Determination of Existent and Potential Sulfate and Inorganic Chloride in Fuel Ethanol by Direct Injection Suppressed Ion Chromatography
  • ASTM D7321, 2011 Edition with 1 Editorial Change, Standard Test Method for Test Method for Particulate Contamination of Biodiesel B100 Blend Stock Biodiesel Esters and Biodiesel Blends by Laboratory Filtration
  • ASTM D7328, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Determination of Existent and Potential Inorganic Sulfate and Total Inorganic Chloride in Fuel Ethanol by Ion Chromatography Using Aqueous Sample Injection
  • ASTM D7451, 2008a Edition with 1 Editorial Change, Standard Test Method for Water Separation Properties of Light and Middle Distillate, and Compression and Spark Ignition Fuels
  • ASTM D7547, 2013 Edition, Standard Specification for Hydrocarbon Only Unleaded Aviation Gasoline
  • ASTM D7464, 2008 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Practice for Manual Sampling of Liquid Fuels, Associated Materials and Fuel System Components for Microbiological Testing
  • ASTM D7618, 2013 Edition, Standard Specification for Ethyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (ETBE) for Blending with Aviation Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel
  • ASTM D7621, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Determination of Hydrogen Sulfide in Fuel Oils by Rapid Liquid Phase Extraction
  • BS EN 589, Corrigendum for the 2008 Edition with Amendment 1, Automotive fuels. LPG. Requirements and test methods
  • BS EN 590, 2013 Edition, Automotive fuels. Diesel. Requirements and test methods
  • BS EN 15721, 2013 Edition, Ethanol as a blending component for petrol. Determination of higher alcohols, methanol and other impurities. Gas chromatographic method
  • BS ISO 4261, 2013 Edition, Petroleum products. Fuels (class F). Specifications of gas turbine fuels for industrial and marine applications
  • DIN EN 14275, 2013 Edition, Automotive fuels - Assessment of petrol and diesel fuel quality - Sampling from retail site pumps and commercial site fuel dispensers
  • ISO 4261, 2nd Edition, Petroleum products - Fuels (class F) - Specifications of gas turbine fuels for industrial and marine applications



For similar standards, please see our Document Center List of Standards on Liquid Fuel.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

New Petroleum Products Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Petroleum Products in General are now available:


  • ASTM D93, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester
  • ASTM D129, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Sulfur in Petroleum Products (General High Pressure Decomposition Device Method)
  • ASTM D482, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Ash from Petroleum Products
  • ASTM D2421, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for Interconversion of Analysis of C5 and Lighter Hydrocarbons to Gas-Volume, Liquid-Volume, or Mass Basis
  • ASTM D2890, 1992 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Calculation of Liquid Heat Capacity of Petroleum Distillate Fuels
  • ASTM D5482, 2007 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Mini Method - Atmospheric) 
  • ASTM D6300, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for Determination of Precision and Bias Data for Use in Test Methods for Petroleum Products and Lubricants
  • ASTM D6792, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for Quality System in Petroleum Products and Lubricants Testing Laboratories
  • ISO 9038, 2nd Edition, Determination of sustained combustibility of liquids



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Monday, December 16, 2013

New Product and Company Certification - Conformity Assessment Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Product and Company Certification - Conformity Assessment are now available:


  • ASTM C1093, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for Accreditation of Testing Agencies for Masonry
  • ASTM D6300, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for Determination of Precision and Bias Data for Use in Test Methods for Petroleum Products and Lubricants
  • ASTM E860, 2007 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Practice for Examining And Preparing Items That Are Or May Become Involved In Criminal or Civil Litigation
  • BS EN ISO/IEC 17067, 2013 Edition, Conformity assessment. Fundamentals of product certification and guidelines for product certification schemes
  • ISO 7583, 2nd Edition, Anodizing of aluminium and its alloys - Terms and definitions
  • ISO/IEC 17023, 2013 Edition, Conformity assessment - Guidelines for determining the duration of management system certification audits
  • ISO/IEC 17067, 1st Edition, Conformity assessment - Fundamentals of product certification and guidelines for product certification schemes
  • ISO/IEC Guide 65, Withdrawn and replaced by ISO/IEC 17065, General requirements for bodies operating product certification systems
  • ISO/IEC Guide 67, Withdrawn and replaced by ISO/IEC 17067, Conformity assessment -- Fundamentals of product certification




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Friday, December 13, 2013

New Telecontrol and Telemetering Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Telecontrol and Telemetering are now available:


  • BS EN 13757-4, 2013 Edition, Communication systems for meters and remote reading of meters.  Wireless meter readout (Radio meter reading for operation in SRD bands)
  • BS EN 61850-5, 2013 Edition, Communication networks and systems for power utility automation. Communication requirements for functions and device models
  • BS EN 61850-10, 2013 Edition, Communication networks and systems for power utility automation. Conformance testing
  • BS EN 61968-11, 2013 Edition, Application integration at electric utilities. System interfaces for distribution management. Common information model (CIM) extensions for distribution
  • BS EN 61970-456, 2013 Edition, Energy management system application program interface (EMS-API) Solved power system state profiles
  • BS EN 62026-7, 2013 Edition, Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear. Controller-device interfaces (CDIs). CompoNet
  • BS EN 62325-450, 2013 Edition, Framework for energy market communications.  Profile and context modelling rules
  • IEC 60870-5-7, Edition 1.0, Telecontrol equipment and systems - Part 5-7: Transmission protocols - Security extensions to IEC 60870-5-101 and IEC 60870-5-104 protocols (applying IEC 62351)
  • IEC 61850-90-4, Edition 1.0, Communication networks and systems for power utility automation - Part 90-4: Network engineering guidelines
  • IEC 61968-100, Edition 1.0, Application integration at electric utilities - System interfaces for distribution management - Part 100: Implementation profiles
  • IEC 61970-301, Edition 4.0, Energy management system application program interface (EMS-API) - Part 301: Common information model (CIM) base
  • IEC 61970-452, Edition 1.0, Energy management system application program interface (EMS-API) - Part 452: CIM Static transmission network model profiles
  • IEC 62325-351, Edition 1.0, Framework for energy market communications - Part 351: CIM European market model exchange profile
  • IEC 62361-2, Edition 1.0, Power systems management and associated information exchange - Interoperability in the long term - Part 2: End to end quality codes for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)



Thursday, December 12, 2013

New Head Protective Equipment Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Head Protective Equipment are now available:


  • BS 8497-1, Withdrawn and Replaced by BS ISO 12609-1, Eyewear for protection against intense light sources used on humans and animals for cosmetic and medical applications. Specification for products
  • BS 8497-2, Withdrawn and Replaced by BS ISO 12609-2, Eyewear for protection against intense light sources used on humans and animals for cosmetic and medical applications. Guidance on use
  • BS EN 1836, Withdrawn and Replaced by BS EN ISO 12311 and BS EN ISO 12312-1, Personal eye-equipment. Sunglasses and sunglare filters for general use and filters for direct observation of the sun
  • BS EN ISO 12311, 2013 Edition, Personal protective equipment. Test methods for sunglasses and related eyewear
  • BS EN ISO 12312-1, 2013 Edition with Corrigendum 1, Eye and face protection. Sunglasses and related eyewear. Sunglasses for general use
  • BS ISO 12609-1, 2013 Edition, Eyewear for protection against intense light sources used on humans and animals for cosmetic and medical applications. Specification for products
  • BS ISO 12609-2, 2013 Edition, Eyewear for protection against intense light sources used on humans and animals for cosmetic and medical applications. Guidance for use
  • ISO 12311, 1st Edition, Personal protective equipment - Test methods for sunglasses and related eyewear
  • ISO 12312-1, 1st Edition, Eye and face protection - Sunglasses and related eyewear - Part 1: Sunglasses for general use
  • ISO 12609-1, 1st Edition, Eyewear for protection against intense light sources used on humans and animals for cosmetic and medical applications - Part 1: Specification for products
  • ISO 12609-2, 1st Edition, Eyewear for protection against intense light sources used on humans and animals for cosmetic and medical applications - Part 2: Guidance for use




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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

New Electronic Component Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Electronic Components in General are now available:


  • ASTM E1854, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for Ensuring Test Consistency in Neutron-Induced Displacement Damage of Electronic Parts
  • BS EN 60286-3, 2013 Edition, Packaging of components for automatic handling.  Packaging of surface mount components on continuous tapes
  • BS EN 60286-3-1, Withdrawn and Replaced by BS EN 60286-3, Packaging of components for automatic handling.  Packaging of surface mount components on continuous tapes. Type V. Pressed carrier tapes
  • BS EN 60286-3-2, Withdrawn and Replaced by BS EN 60286-3, Packaging of components for automatic handling.  Packaging of surface mount components on continuous tapes. Type VI. Blister carrier tapes of 4 mm width
  • BS EN 62321, Withdrawn and Replaced by BS EN 62321-1, Electrotechnical products. Determination of levels of six regulated substances (lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls, polybrominated diphenyl ethers)
  • BS EN 62321-1, 2013 Edition, Determination of certain substances in electro technical products. Introduction and overview
  • IEC 60286-4, Edition 3.0, Packaging of components for automatic handling - Part 4: Stick magazines for electronic components encapsulated in packages of different forms
  • IEC 62647-21, Edition 1.0, Process management for avionics - Aerospace and defence electronic systems containing lead-free solder - Part 21: Program management - Systems engineering guidelines for managing the transition to lead-free electronics





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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

New Optoelectronics and Laser Equipment Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Optoelectronics and Laser Equipment are now available:


  • BS EN 62341-5-2, 2013 Edition, Organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays. Mechanical endurance testing methods
  • BS EN 62595-1-1, 2013 Edition, LCD backlight unit. Generic specification
  • BS EN 62595-1-2, 2013 Edition, LCD backlight unit. Terminology and letter symbols
  • BS EN ISO 11252, 2013 Edition, Lasers and laser-related equipment. Laser device. Minimum requirements for documentation
  • IEC 62341-5-3, Edition 1.0, Organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays - Part 5-3: Measuring methods of image sticking and lifetime
  • IEC 62629-1-2, Edition 1.0, 3D display devices - Part 1-2: Generic - Terminology and letter symbols
  • IEC 62679-3-2, Edition 1.0, Electronic paper display - Part 3-2: Measuring method - Electro-optical
  • ISO 11252, 3rd Edition, Lasers and laser-related equipment - Laser device - Minimum requirements for documentation
  • ISO 17915, 1st Edition, Optics and photonics - Measurement method of semiconductor lasers for sensing




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Monday, December 9, 2013

New Mechanical Testing of Metals Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on the Mechanical Testing of Metals are now available:


  • ASTM B106, 2008 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Methods for Flexivity of Thermostat Metals
  • ASTM B871, 2001 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Test Method for Tear Testing of Aluminum Alloy Products
  • ASTM E8, 2013a Edition, Standard Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
  • ASTM E140, 2012b Edition with 1 Editorial Correction, Standard Hardness Conversion Tables for Metals Relationship Among Brinell Hardness, Vickers Hardness, Rockwell Hardness, Superficial Hardness, Knoop Hardness, Scleroscope Hardness, and Leeb Hardness
  • ASTM E290, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Methods for Bend Testing of Material for Ductility
  • BS EN ISO 377, 2013 Edition, Steel and steel products. Location and preparation of samples and test pieces for mechanical testing
  • BS EN ISO 9513, Corrigendum 1 for 2012 Edition, Metallic materials. Calibration of extensometer systems used in uniaxial testing
  • BS ISO 12110-1, 2013 Edition, Metallic materials. Fatigue testing. Variable amplitude fatigue testing. General principles, test method and reporting requirements
  • BS ISO 12110-2, 2013 Edition, Metallic materials. Fatigue testing. Variable amplitude fatigue testing. Cycle counting and related data reduction methods
  • BS ISO 20032, 2013 Edition, Method for evaluation of tensile properties of metallic super plastic materials
  • BS ISO 22889, 2013 Edition, Metallic materials. Method of test for the determination of resistance to stable crack extension using specimens of low constraint
  • ISO 377, 3rd Edition, Steel and steel products - Location and preparation of samples and test pieces for mechanical testing
  • ISO 12110-1, 1st Edition, Metallic materials - Fatigue testing - Variable amplitude fatigue testing - Part 1: General principles, test method and reporting requirements
  • ISO 12110-2, 1st Edition, Metallic materials - Fatigue testing - Variable amplitude fatigue testing - Part 2: Cycle counting and related data reduction methods
  • ISO 18265, 2nd Edition, Metallic materials - Conversion of hardness values
  • ISO 20032, 2nd Edition, Method for evaluation of tensile properties of metallic superplastic materials
  • ISO 22889, 2nd Edition, Metallic materials - Method of test for the determination of resistance to stable crack extension using specimens of low constraint


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Friday, December 6, 2013

New Services and Company Management Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Services and Company Organization and Management are now available:


  • ASTM E1857, 1997 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013 with 1 Editorial Change, Standard Guide for Selection of Cleaning Techniques for Masonry, Concrete, and Stucco Surfaces
  • ASTM E2350, 2007 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Guide for Integration of Ergonomics/Human Factors into New Occupational Systems
  • ASTM E2378, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for the Recognition of Impaired or Retired Personal Property
  • ASTM E2453, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for Determining the Life-Cycle Cost of Ownership of Personal Property
  • ASTM E2607, 2008 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Practice for Cannibalization/Reclamation of Serviceable Equipment Components to Support Demand Requirements
  • ASTM F1655, 1995 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Guide for Training First Responders Who Practice in Wilderness, Delayed, or Prolonged Transport Settings
  • ASTM F1675, 2013 Edition, Standard Practice for Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Plastic Pipe Used for Culverts, Storm Sewers, and Other Buried Conduits
  • BS 8900, Withdrawn and Replaced by BS 8900-1 and BS 8900-2, Guidance for managing sustainable development
  • BS 8900-1, 2013 Edition, Managing sustainable development of organizations. Guide
  • BS 8900-2, 2013 Edition, Managing sustainable development of organizations. Framework
  • BS 13500, 2013 Edition, Code of practice for delivering effective governance of organizations
  • BS 102000, 2013 Edition, Code of practice for the provision of investigative services
  • BS EN 1591-4, 2013 Edition, Flanges and their joints. Qualification of personnel competency in the assembly of the bolted connections of critical service pressurized systems
  • BS EN 16310, 2013 Edition, Engineering services. Terminology to describe engineering services for buildings, infrastructure and industrial facilities
  • BS EN 16311, 2013 Edition, Engineering services. Terminology to describe engineering services for industrial products
  • BS ISO 18878, 2013 Edition, Mobile elevating work platforms. Operator (driver) training
  • IEC 62647-21, Edition 1.0, Process management for avionics - Aerospace and defence electronic systems containing lead-free solder - Part 21: Program management - Systems engineering guidelines for managing the transition to lead-free electronics
  • ISO 18878, 2nd Edition, Mobile elevating work platforms - Operator (driver) training
  • ISO 21102, 1st Edition, Adventure tourism - Leaders - Personnel competence
  • ISO 22398, 1st Edition, Societal security - Guidelines for exercises




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Thursday, December 5, 2013

New Materials for Aerospace Construction Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards for Materials for Aerospace Construction are now available:


  • ASTM D3518, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for In-Plane Shear Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials by Tensile Test of a ±45° Laminate
  • ASTM E192, 2013 Edition, Standard Reference Radiographs of Investment Steel Castings
  • BS EN 2043, 2013 Edition with Corrigendum 1, Aerospace series. Metallic materials. General requirements for semi-finished product qualification (excluding forgings and castings)
  • BS EN 2565, 2013 Edition, Aerospace series. Preparation of carbon fibre reinforced resin panels for test purposes
  • BS EN 2833-005, 2013 Edition, Aerospace series. Glass fibre thermosetting preimpregnates. Technical specification. Glass fabric/phenolic resin preimpregnate
  • BS EN 3783, 2013 Edition, Aerospace series. Fibre composite materials. Normalization of fibre dominated mechanical properties
  • BS EN 3983, 2013 Edition, Aerospace series. Aluminium alloy AL-P7050. T7651. Plate. 6 mm < a  to 160 mm
  • BS EN 4262, 2013 Edition, Aerospace series. Heat resisting alloy FE-PA4901 (X12CrNiCoMoW21-20). As forged. Forging stock. a or D = 200 mm - 690 MPa = Rm = 880MPa
  • BS EN 4263, 2013 Edition, Aerospace series. Heat resisting alloy FE-PA4901 (X12CrNiCoMoW21-20). As forged. Forging stock. a or D =  200 mm - 690 MPa = Rm = 960MPa
  • BS EN 4503, 2013 Edition, Aerospace series. Non-metallic materials. Textiles. Test method. Determination of water soluble chloride and sulfate of aqueous extracts
  • BS EN 4504, 2013 Edition, Aerospace series. Non-metallic materials, Textiles. Test method. Determination of flexibility of narrow fabrics
  • BS EN 4505, 2013 Edition, Aerospace series. Non-metallic materials. Textiles. Test method. Determination of dimensional stability
  • BS EN 4507, 2013 Edition, Aerospace series. Non-metallic materials. Textiles. Test method. Determination of water extractable matter



For similar standards, please see our Document Center List of Standards on Materials for Aerospace Construction.  And follow the links for additional subdivisions of this topic.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

New Acoustic and Acoustic Measurement Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Acoustics and Acoustic Measurements are now available:


  • BS EN 12102, 2013 Edition, Air conditioners, liquid chilling packages, heat pumps and dehumidifiers with electrically driven compressors for space heating and cooling. Measurement of airborne noise. Determination of the sound power level
  • BS EN 62127-1, 2007 Edition with Amendment 1, Ultrasonics. Hydrophones. Measurement and characterization of medical ultrasonic fields up to 40 MHz
  • BS EN 62127-2, 2007 Edition with Amendment 1, Ultrasonics. Hydrophones. Calibration for ultrasonic fields up to 40 MHz
  • BS EN 62127-3, 2007 Edition with Amendment 1, Ultrasonics. Hydrophones. Properties of hydrophones for ultrasonic fields up to 40 MHz
  • BS EN ISO 2922, 2000 Edition with Amendment 1, Acoustics. Measurement of airborne sound emitted by vessels on inland waterways and harbours
  • BS EN ISO 3095, 2013 Edition, Acoustics. Railway applications. Measurement of noise emitted by rail bound vehicles
  • BS ISO 20906, 2009 Edition with Amendment 1, Acoustics. Unattended monitoring of aircraft sound in the vicinity of airports
  • DIN EN 14584, 2013 Edition, Non-destructive testing - Acoustic emission testing - Examination of metallic pressure equipment during proof testing - Planar location of AE sources
  • IEC 60601-2-62, Edition 1.0, Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-62: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of high intensity therapeutic ultrasound (HITU) equipment
  • ISO 2922, Amendment 1 for 2nd Edition, Acoustics -- Measurement of Airborne Sound Emitted by Vessels on Inland Waterways and Harbours
  • ISO 3095, 3rd Edition, Acoustics - Railway applications - Measurement of noise emitted by railbound vehicles
  • ISO 20906, Amendment 1 for 1st Edition, Acoustics - Unattended Monitoring of Aircraft Sound in the Vicinity of Airports



For more standards on this topic, see our Document Center List of Standards on Acoustics and Acoustic Measurements.  There are additional links on this page for various subsets on this topic as well.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

New Electrical Engineering Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Electrical Engineering in General are now available:


  • ASTM D5327, 1997 Edition Reaffirmed in 2013, Standard Practice for Evaluating and Comparing Transfer Efficiency of Spray Applied Coatings Under General Laboratory Conditions
  • BS 7671, Amendment 2 for 17th Edition, Requirements for electrical installations. IET Wiring Regulations. 
  • BS EN 60068-2-78, 2013 Edition, Environmental testing. Tests. Test Cab: Damp heat, steady state
  • BS EN 60695-2-10, 2013 Edition, Fire hazard testing. Glowing/hot-wire based test methods. Glow-wire apparatus and common test procedure
  • BS EN 60695-9-1, 2013 Edition, Fire hazard testing. Surface spread of flame. General guidance
  • BS EN 60695-11-10, 2013 Edition, Fire hazard testing. Test flames. 50 W horizontal and vertical flame test methods
  • BS EN 61124, Corrigendum 1, Reliability testing. Compliance tests for constant failure rate and constant failure intensity
  • BS EN 61710, 2013 Edition, Power law model. Goodness-of-fit tests and estimation methods
  • BS EN 62542, 2013 Edition, Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems. Glossary of terms
  • BS IEC 61710, Withdrawn and Replaced by BS EN 61710, Power law model. Goodness-of-fit tests and estimation methods
  • IEC 60050-131, Amendment 2 for 2nd Edition, International Electrotechnical Vocabulary - Part 131: Circuit theory
  • IEC 60050-151, Amendment 1 for 2nd Edition, Part 151: Electrical and magnetic devices, International Electrotechnical Vocabulary
  • IEC 60479-1, Corrigendum 2 for Edition 4.0, Effects of current on human beings and livestock - Part 1: General aspects
  • IEC 60479-5, Corrigendum 1 for Edition 1.0, Effects of current on human beings and livestock - Part 5: Touch voltage threshold values for physiological effects
  • IEC 60529, Edition 2.2, Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
  • IEC 61034-2, Edition 3.1, Measurement of smoke density of cables burning under defined conditions - Part 2: Test procedure and requirements
  • IEC 62493-1, Edition 1.0, Assessment of lighting equipment related to human exposure to electromagnetic fields - Part 1: Results of the EMF measurement campaign from the VDE Test and Certification Institute and ZVEI, the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association
  • IEC 62542, Edition 1.0, Environmental standardization for electrical and electronic products and systems - Glossary of terms
  • IEC 62869, Edition 1.0, Activities and considerations related to wireless power transfer (WPT) for audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment




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Monday, December 2, 2013

New Children's Equipment Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2013

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Children's Equipment are now available:


  • ASTM F1004, 2013 Edition, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Expansion Gates and Expandable Enclosures
  • ASTM F1821, 2013 Edition, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toddler Beds
  • ASTM F1967, 2013 Edition, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Infant Bath Seats
  • ASTM F2050, 2013a Edition, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Hand-Held Infant Carriers
  • ASTM F2906, 2013 Edition, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Bedside Sleepers
  • ASTM F2951, 2013 Edition, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Baby Monitors
  • BS EN 12221-2, 2008 Edition with Amendment 1, Child use and care articles. Changing units for domestic use. Test methods
  • BS EN 14960, 2013 Edition, Inflatable play equipment. Safety requirements and test methods
  • BS EN 16232, 2013 Edition, Child use and care articles. Infant swings
  • DIN EN 1400, 2013 Edition, Child use and care articles - Soothers for babies and young children - Safety requirements and test methods
  • DIN EN 1400-1, Withdrawn and replaced by DIN EN 1400, Child use and care articles - Soothers for babies and young children - Part 1: General safety requirements and product information
  • DIN EN 1400-2Withdrawn and replaced by DIN EN 1400, Child use and care articles - Soothers for babies and young children - Part 2: Mechanical requirements and tests
  • DIN EN 1400-3Withdrawn and replaced by DIN EN 1400, Child use and care articles - Soothers for babies and young children - Part 3: Chemical requirements and tests



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