GE&C Acquisition
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GE&C Acquisition

ATS Acquires Grays as a Wholly Owned Subsidiary! Please help us welcome the newest addition to the ATS family! Marietta, GA. (November 1, 2019) — Applied Technical Services is proud…

Solar Simulation – DIN ISO 75220
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Solar Simulation – DIN ISO 75220

Weathering effects due to sunlight exposure can be cosmetic (color fading, gloss change) or more structural in nature (paint blistering, flaking, etc.). Both can have significant consequences to manufacturers of…

Automotive VOC Testing Update
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Automotive VOC Testing Update

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are heavily regulated in the automotive industry, and for good reason. That new car smell that we are all too familiar with contains VOC chemical compounds…

Computed Tomography
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Computed Tomography

The Engineer's CAT Scan ATS Now Offering Computed Tomography Services Helping Clients Diagnose Structural Flaws with Surgical Precision Marietta, GA. (January 16, 2018) – Due to recent improvements in supporting…

ATS Employee Authors Book
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ATS Employee Authors Book

Applied Technical Services, Inc. encourages employees to join or participate in various professional committees and societies in order to stay informed of industry trends. ATS would like to acknowledge one…

ATS Reliability Services
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ATS Reliability Services

2018 was an exciting year for Reliability Services with the addition of several employees to the group and the opening of an ATS regional office in Bangor, Maine. Continued departmental…

A2LA Re-accreditation
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A2LA Re-accreditation

Congratulations to ATS Marietta for successfully completing the re-accreditation process for ISO 17025. After a rigorous, weeklong audit — wherein three assessors reviewed the entire list of methods across our…

New Emission Chamber
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New Emission Chamber

The Chemistry Lab has expanded our automotive testing capabilities to include chamber emission (VOC) testing. The new chamber is specifically for the automotive industry to meet OEM requirements. Our team…

PFOS Testing
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PFOS Testing

Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) is a fully fluorinated anion, widely used as the surface treatment of textiles, leather products, paper, furniture and carpets for its waterproofing and oil-resistance.…

CPSIA Compliant
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CPSIA Compliant

Definition of Children's Products Am I required to test my products in accordance with the CPSIA requirements? Where do I begin with my testing and compliance program? These are common questions that…

Cadmium Hazards
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Cadmium Hazards

What is cadmium? Why is cadmium so harmful? What is the current regulation around cadmium? How is my business affected by this? With the recent cadmium scare to consumers, resulting…

VOC Products
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VOC Products

Industries Impacted By VOCs Most all manufactured products are subject to regulation through various safety standards, structural codes, government agencies, and end-user specifications. These regulations affect multiple industry groups and…

VOC Defined
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VOC Defined

Intro To VOCs Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are chemical gases emitted from solids and liquids at room temperature. Fuels, household products, cosmetic products, disinfectants, and many other cleaning solvents are…

VOC Safety
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VOC Safety

VOCs in Everyday Products Have you ever bought a car and become enamored by that intoxicating “new car smell,” an aroma reminiscent of a clean and shiny new toy you…

VOC Implications
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VOC Implications

VOC Exposure People spend most of their time indoors, leaving them susceptible to the harmful effects of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) exposure. The inhalation of air pollutants may cause symptoms…