NEMA FB 2.10-2012

Selection and Installation Guidelines for Fittings for Use with Non-Flexible Electrical Metal Conduit or Tubing (Rigid Metal Conduit, Intermediate Metal Conduit and Electrical Metallic Tubing)

National Electrical Manufacturers Association / 01-May-2012 / 36 pages

Provides installers and code enforcement officials, comprehensive guidance on the proper selection and application of common conduit and tubing. These guidelines explain the background on critical installation issues such as fitting and carton markings, the importance of proper thread engagement, applying proper torque, and maintaining the integrity of the grounding system.

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SAE J 2785

Standardization of Color and Verbiage for Fuel Inlet Closures ( Stabilized: May 2012 )

SAE International / 31-May-2012

This document has been declared "Stabilized" and will no longer be subjected to periodic reviews for currency. Users are responsible for verifying references and continued suitability or technical requirements. New technology may exist.This SAE Recommended Practice was developed to standardize fuel inlet closure colors and verbiage by fuel type primarily for passenger car and truck applications, but it can be applied to marine, industrial, lawn and garden, and other similar applications.The purpose of this document is to establish standardized colors and text on the fuel inlet closure for various automotive fuels. By following this recommended practice, instances of refueling vehicles with the wrong fuel which can lead to damage to the vehicle engine and its emission control system can be avoided.

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ANSI/ASME B20.1-2012

Safety Standards for Conveyors and Related Equipment

American Society of Mechanical Engineers / 14-May-2012 / 25 pages

This Standard applies to the design, construction,
installation, maintenance, inspection, and operation of
conveyors and conveying systems in relation to hazards.
The conveyors may be of the bulk material, package, or
unit-handling types, where the installation is designed
for permanent, temporary, or portable operation.
This Standard shall apply, with the exceptions noted
below, to all conveyor installations.

This Standard specifically excludes any conveyor
designed, installed, or used primarily for the movement
of people. This Standard does, however, apply to certain
conveying devices that incorporate within their supporting
structure workstations or operator's stations specifically
designed for authorized operating personnel.

This Standard does not apply to conveyors such as
underground mine conveyors for which specific standards
are already in effect, or to equipment such as
industrial trucks, tractors, trailers, automatic guided
vehicles, tiering machines (except pallet load tierers),
cranes, hoists, power shovels, power scoops, bucket drag
lines, trenchers, platform elevators designed to carry
passengers or an operator, manlifts, movingwalks, moving
stairways (escalators), highway or railroad vehicles,
cableways, tramways, dumbwaiters, material lifts,
industrial scissors lifts, pneumatic conveyors, robots, or
integral machine transfer devices. Some of the foregoing
have specific standards.

The provisions of this Standard shall apply to equipment
installed 1 yr after the date of issuance.

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INCITS 493-2012

Information technology – AT Attachment 8 – ATA/ATAPI Serial Transport (ATA8-AST)

InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (formerly NCITS) / 23-Apr-2012 / 32 pages

This standard specifies the AT Attachment Interface between host systems and storage devices using a
serial electrical interface. It provides a common attachment interface for systems manufacturers, system
integrators, software suppliers, and suppliers of intelligent storage devices.

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CGA M-10

Guide to Food Gas Regulations and Industry Practices

Edition: 2nd
Compressed Gas Association / 01-Apr-2012 / 24 pages

This publication describes current industry practice for firms that engage in manufacturing, packaging, storing,
and distributing food gases that are either supplied in gaseous, liquid, or solid form in various types of
containers or manufactured onsite. It outlines the general requirements that apply to food gas processes and
provides a summary of the applicable federal, state, and provincial regulations together with guidance on how
to meet the requirements of the regulations. It provides reference, where applicable, to product specifications.
Although this publication is primarily applicable to firms engaged in manufacturing, packaging, storing, and
distributing food gases, portions of this publication may also apply to firms that only distribute food gases.

This publication does not apply to the following applications:

  • fish farm oxygenation;
  • oxygen bars; or
  • treatment of water for food applications.

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TAPPI T 444 om-12

Silver Tarnishing by Paper and Paperboard

Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry / 01-May-2012 / 4 pages

This method is for identifying papers and boards that will tarnish or stain silver or other metallic items. The appearance of the tarnish or stain is reported, together with the distri-bution of the tarnishing or staining. Reducible sulfur activity is a common cause of tarnishing.

Certain types of paper, such as water repellent types and metal coated papers, may require a modification of the test procedure. In most cases, water repellant or metal-coated samples may be tested without wetting the test
specimen and by prolonging the time in contact with the silver to at least 24 h. When such sample types are tested, state
any modification of the procedure which is used in the report.

The principles involved in this test method might be used to test samples for their staining or corrosion
properties with respect to other metals, such as steel, copper, nickel, brass, etc. In such cases, it is necessary to use plates
or forms of the particular metal or alloy in question and to make such modifications as may be required for the particular
purpose. For example, in the case of metal that would rust, the paper might not be wetted; it could instead be heated in an
atmosphere of high humidity.

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ADS AS44691-694

Washer, Double Key – Unified Hexagon

Edition: 3rd
ADS Group Limited / 01-Jun-2012 / 5 pages

Includes Amendment Record AS44691-AR for Drawing Standard No. AS44691-694.


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Moisture Measurement-Forages

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers / 01-May-2012 / 3 pages

This Standard establishes uniform methodology for estimating the moisture content of forage materials in
various forms. Other techniques, such as Karl Fischer titration and toluene distillation, should be used for more
accurate moisture determination.

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Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities, 4th Edition

Edition: 4th
American Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials / 2012

This guide provides information on how to accommodate bicycle travel and operations in most riding environments. It is intended to present sound guidelines that result in facilities that meet the needs of bicyclists and other highway users. Sufficient flexibility is permitted to encourage designs that are sensitive to local context and incorporate the needs of bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists. However, in some sections of this guide, suggested minimum dimensions are provided. These are recommended only where further deviation from desirable values could increase crash frequency or severity.

This guide has been updated from the previous guide published in 1999. The fact that new guidance is presented herein does not imply that existing bicycle facilities are inadequate or unsafe, nor does it mandate the initiation of improvement projects. The intent of this document is to provide guidance to designers and planners by referencing a recommended range of design values and describing alternative design approaches.

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ANSI/ESD STM4.2-2012

ESD Protective Worksurfaces Charge Dissipation Characteristics

Electrostatic Discharge Association / 23-Apr-2012 / 19 pages

Aids in determining the ability of ESD protective worksurfaces to dissipate charge from a conductive test object placed on them.

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