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APEO Analysis

The analysis identifies and quantifies the residual level APEO (Alkylphenolethoxylates) compounds in semi-processed wools (scoured, carbonised or wool top).

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Ductwork Testing to Australian Standards

Revision to AS 4254 - Ductwork for air-handling systems in Buildings

The Australian Standard AS 4254-2002 was revised in mid-2012 to become two separate standards, designated AS 4254.1-2012 and AS 4254.2-2012 relating to flexible and rigid ducting respectively.

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Wool Measurement Pilot Project - Launched

The next-to-skin wool knitwear trade is set to be revolutionised by two ground-breaking new fabric testing devices, the Wool ComfortMeter and Wool HandleMeter, which are now available for commercial use through the AWTA Ltd.

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High Visibility Safety Garments - Assessment Guidelines

Information Bulletin

AS/NZS 4602.1:2011 High Visibility Safety Garments

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Introducing the Wool ComfortMeter and Wool HandleMeter

AWTA Product Testing is pleased to offer new wool fabric-testing technology in the forms of the Wool ComfortMeter and Wool HandleMeter. These highly capable instruments were developed by the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) in conjunction with the CSIRO, Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), AWTA, Deakin University, and the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA).

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