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Right Size + Right Chemistry = Right Stuff for Plastics Manufacturing
Release Date: 05/19/2016

Plastic manufacturing is an energy-intensive process. Now, research performed in part at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

NIST’s Million-Pound Weight Stack Restoration is Complete
Release Date: 04/25/2016

PML restoration team and leadership in front of the newly refurbished million-pound weightstack. From left to right: Project Leader Rick Seifarth, … more

NIST MEP to Help Small Manufacturers Engage with Manufacturing Innovation Institutes
Release Date: 04/22/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will provide up to $7 million in funding for pilot projects to benefit small U.S. … more

Head to Head: Photonic Pressure Sensors vs. Mercury-Based Standard
Release Date: 04/21/2016

PML's Jacob Ricker with the two FLOCs (copper boxes, center) and the mercury manometer (blue column, right). When a team of researchers at NIST’s … more

Precision Testing for MEMS Accelerometers
Release Date: 04/08/2016

The goniometer-based instrument. The piv more

Large Turnout for Funding Opportunity Briefing for DOC-Funded Manufacturing Institutes — Video Available Online
Release Date: 03/18/2016

On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016, the NIST Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) hosted over 200 participants for a Proposers’ Day , where the attendees … more

NIST Invents Fleet and Fast Test for Nanomanufacturing Quality Control
Release Date: 03/04/2016

Manufacturers may soon have a speedy and nondestructive way to test a wide array of materials under real-world conditions, thanks to an advance … more

Vaccine Fridge Field Study ‘Opens Doors’ to New Standards
Release Date: 02/23/2016

Alexandra Rodriguez demonstrating the broken contact style of data logger. Recipients of an annual flu shot may be surprised to learn that there … more

NIST Announces Funding Opportunity for NNMI Manufacturing Innovation Institutes
Release Date: 02/19/2016

GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced a competition to award its … more

Gauging Refractive Index of Air
Release Date: 02/17/2016

NIST scientists have devised and improved a prototype instrument the size of a loaf of bread that can substantially increase the accuracy of … more

Transforming Welding with Comprehensive NIST Metrology
Release Date: 02/02/2016

NIST director Willie May and PML NRC postdoc Brian Simonds with the welding booth in the new facility on NIST's Boulder, Colo., campus. Welding … more

New ‘Quick Test’ Station May Speed Commercialization of Photonic Thermometers
Release Date: 01/29/2016

Physicists in NIST’s Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) have been working on a new class of chip-based photonic thermometers that measure … more

MEP Opens Competition to Fund Manufacturing Centers in 12 States and Puerto Rico
Release Date: 01/26/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today opened a competition to award new cooperative funding agreements for its Hollings … more

NIST Launches International Competition to Make Robots More Agile
Release Date: 01/20/2016

Manufacturers, robot suppliers and researchers, here’s your chance to get in on the ground floor of an upcoming international competition intended … more

Patent Issued for Lamp Improvement
Release Date: 01/06/2016

PML researcher and co-inventor John Curry with an HID lamp. Image: NIST/PML NIST has been issu more

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