ASTM D8170 - Standard Guide for Using Disposable Handheld Soil Core Samplers for the Collection and Storage of Soil for Volatile Organic Analysis
June 1, 2020 - ASTM

This guide is intended for application to soils that may contain volatile organic compounds. This guide provides a general procedure and considerations associated with using a disposable handheld soil core sampler to collect and temporarily store a soil sample for volatile organic...

ISO FDIS 11063 - Soil quality — Direct extraction of soil DNA
June 22, 2020 - ISO

The present document specifies a method for direct extraction of DNA from soil samples to analyse the abundance and composition of microbial communities by various techniques of molecular biology including real-time quantitative PCR (qPCR). This method is mainly dedicated to agricultural and forest...

DS/EN 13523-20 - Coil coated metals – Test methods – Part 20: Foam adhesion
June 8, 2020 - DS

This document describes a laboratory method for testing foam adhesion to an organic coating on a metallic substrate under dry and wet conditions.

DS/EN ISO 14239 - Soil quality – Laboratory incubation systems for measuring the mineralization of organic chemicals in soil under aerobic conditions (ISO 14239:2017)
May 4, 2020 - DS

ISO 14239:2017 specifies six suitable incubation systems for measuring the rates and extent of mineralization of organic compounds in soil by measurement of carbon dioxide (CO2) evolution. All incubation systems are applicable to soluble or insoluble compounds but choice of system depends on...

ISO 11890-2 - Paints and varnishes — Determination of volatile organic compounds(VOC) and/or semi volatile organic compounds (SVOC) content — Part 2: Gas-chromatographic method
June 1, 2020 - ISO

This document is applicable for the determination of VOC and SVOC with an expected VOC and/or SVOC content greater than 0,01 % by mass up to 100 % by mass. The method given in ISO 11890-1 is used when the VOC is greater than 15 % by mass. This document (method ISO 11890-2) applies when the system...

ASTM D5895 - Standard Test Methods for Evaluating Drying or Curing During Film Formation of Organic Coatings Using Mechanical Recorders
June 1, 2020 - ASTM

These test methods describe the determination of several stages and the rate of dry-film formation of organic coatings using straight line and circular mechanical drying-time recording devices. The use of mechanical recorders is valuable in comparing the drying behavior of coatings of the...

Handbook of Irrigation System Selection for Semi-Arid Regions
July 23, 2020 - CRC

The Handbook of Irrigation System Selection for Semi-Arid Regions compares the various types of available irrigation systems for different regions and conditions, and explains how to analyze field data to determine the suitability of the land for surface, sprinkle, or drip irrigation systems. The...

DS/EN 13523-6 - Coil coated metals – Test methods – Part 6: Adhesion after indentation (cupping test)
June 8, 2020 - DS

This document defines terms of the procedure for determining the adhesion of an organic coating to a metallic substrate after indentation produced by slow deformation. The resistance to cracking can also be evaluated.

IEC TS 62607-5-3 - Nanomanufacturing – Key control characteristics – Part 5-3: Thin-film organic/nano electronic devices – Measurements of charge carrier concentration
April 1, 2020 - IEC

This part of IEC TS 62607, which is a Technical Specification, specifies sample structures for evaluating a wide range of charge carrier concentration in organic/nano materials. This specification is provided for both capacitance-voltage (C-V) measurements in metal/insulator/semiconductor...