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NEW, IMPROVED RESULTS FOR THE QUICK NICKEL RELEASE TEST

  The Quick Nickel Release (2011) test is a UKAS accredited test, unique to The Birmingham Assay Office, it is quicker and cheaper than the full Nickel Release reference test and has been validated by significant data and approved by most UK fashion and jewellery retailers. In the majority of cases (more than 98.8%), passing the ‘Quick Nickel test’ indicates that items will pass EN 1811: 2011 / EN 12472: 2009 and comply with the Nickel regulation cited in REACH. This is an acceptab…

By admin | Sep 25th, 2013
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DAY 1 AT SURFACE WORLD

The Surface World Show 2013 is the major industry event for the UK surface treatment industries – aimed at specifiers, engineers, designers and practitioners. The Surface World Show offers all the latest technologies, products and services under one roof covering protective, decorative and functional coatings and platings of all kinds plus essential cleaning and pre-treatment.

By admin | Sep 24th, 2013
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1 DAY TO GO! MEET THE EXPERTS AT SURFACE WORLD SHOW 2013

Penny Parkes, The Birmingham Assay Office's Marketing Manager and Steve Franklin, Markerting Co-ordinator for the Laboratory at The Birmingham Assay Office were hard at work this morning setting up at The Surface World Show, the van is now unpacked, the stand is ready and the team are looking forward to a good show meeting new faces and old friends! So make sure you come along say hello and meet the experts on Stand KC2 from  Tuesday 24th September.  [caption id="att…

By admin | Sep 23rd, 2013
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4 DAYS TO GO! MEET THE EXPERTS AT SURFACE WORLD SHOW 2013

The van is packed and the Laboratory team are all ready to set up for their debut appearance at The Surface World Show, so make sure you come along and meet the experts on Stand KC2 from  Tuesday 24th September.  The Surface World Show 2013 is the major industry event for the UK surface treatment industries – aimed at specifiers, engineers, designers and practitioners. The Surface World Show offers all the latest technologies, products and services under one roof covering p…

By admin | Sep 20th, 2013
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