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Quality Additive Manufacturing Focus of Publication by RJLG’s Amber Dalley, Stephen Kennedy & Greg Kotyk

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The quality of powder feedstock can impact the quality of the parts built during the additive manufacturing process. Products may be contaminated by their environment during manufacturing, handling, or even during the building process. Because additive manufacturing is prevalent in high-performance industries, such as aerospace, medical, power generation and the military, it is crucial to […]

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Presence of Mercury Indicates Potentially Counterfeit Version of Medication

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A client recently approached RJ Lee Group with a suspected counterfeit version of their patented injectable medication. Unlike the cloudy solution the company produces, the two samples provided were more translucent, almost clear. The client was concerned that the samples were either a counterfeit or contaminated version of their product, and asked our laboratory to […]

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Asbestos in Spray-on Fireproofing Containing Vermiculite (SOF-V) Webinar Transcripts

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  • 12:38PM Feb 05, 2015
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Webinar Series Transcripts Webinar #1 – Amphibole Asbestos in Vermiculite Webinar #2 – Asbestos Detection in SOF-V LAB.055.1 Method Overview Webinar #3 – Asbestos Detection in Vermiculite Spray-on Fireproofing (SOF-V) – Item No. 198.8 Webinar #1 – Amphibole Asbestos in Vermiculite Click here to download the webinar PDF Presenter:           Matthew S. Sanchez, Ph.D. Date:                    October 29, 2014 […]

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Asbestos Contamination: Examining Take-Home Exposure Risks

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  • 10:00AM May 14, 2014
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Asbestos contamination has been a prominent inhalation hazard in many occupational environments and, as a result, many studies have been undertaken to measure airborne asbestos concentrations associated with the manufacture and use of asbestos-containing products in hundreds of workplace settings. In addition to concerns about the workplace, exposure to asbestos has been reported for individuals […]

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Silicon Wafer Manufacturing Stress and Defects

Problems with Silicon Wafer Stress? Raman Can Help Identify and Prevent Processing Defects

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  • 2:40AM Feb 21, 2014
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As a silicon wafer manufacturer, you are faced with pressure to increase yield and speed up the manufacturing process—all while maintaining your product’s quality. Altering even minor processing parameters can generate stress on a wafer’s crystal lattice leading to an increased number of damaged or defective devices on a given wafer. Because most strain patterns […]

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Download Our Webinar: “From Detection to Investigation: Know Your Product’s Connection with FPM”

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  • 11:38AM Sep 21, 2013
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In case you missed it, I recently teamed up with Carol Whitinger of SoloHill Engineering to present a free webinar on Foreign Particulate Matter (FPM) entitled, “From Detection to Investigation: Know Your Product’s Connection with FPM.”  I want to invite you to download a copy of the webinar, in case you were unable to attend […]

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Establishing the WTC Dust Signature: Managing Post 9/11 Environmental and Damage Assessments

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The collapse of the World Trade Center Towers following the catastrophic events of 9/11 produced a dust cloud that covered much of lower Manhattan. Thousands of private and public buildings were contaminated by the dust. Building owners in the vicinity of the collapse, worried about environmental impact to their damaged buildings, retained RJ Lee Group […]

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The Global Supply Chain: Risky Business for Pharmaceutical Ingredients

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  • 1:17PM Apr 15, 2013
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By Crystal Morrison, Ph.D. Diversity within the global supply chain may provide competitive benefits for industry, but its complicated nature may also mask risk and liability. Recent headlines regarding adulterated pharmaceuticals have provided a sobering reminder of the importance of supply chain security and quality control. While regulatory agencies are doing what they can to […]

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