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Making Sure that Lumber Measures Up

For some, it is a shocking revelation. But most Americans eventually come to accept the fact that a “two by four” board is actually 1.5 inches by 3.5 inches (38

NIST Group Drafts Plug-and-Pay Standards

Plug-in electric vehicles make up a growing share of the nation's rolling stock and are prompting increased demand for the electrical equivalent of the corner

OWM Sees Progress in Proficiency Testing

Americans rely on many measurements of mass and volume in their daily lives, from weighing broccoli at the grocery store to putting gas in the family car. In

NIST Handbook 44 - 2012 Edition

Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices as adopted by the 96th National Conference on Weights and

NIST Handbook 156 - 2012 Edition

NIST Handbook 156 - Program Handbook for Engine Fuels, Petroleum and Lubricant Laboratories Introduction This handbook provides guidance on how to establish a

Metric Week Begins 10/10/10!

Every day is a metric day at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). But that won't stop the agency from celebrating Metric Week, held

45th CMIL Meeting

We are pleased to inform you that the web site for the 45th CIML Meeting to be held from 21 through 24 September 2010 in Orlando (FL, USA) is now open: http:/