Month: May 2021

What is ASTM

Organized in 1898, ASTM International is one of the world’s largest international standards developing organizations. Defined and set by us, ASTM standards improve the lives of millions every day. Combined with our innovative business services, they enhance performance and help everyone have confidence in the things they buy and use – from the toy in …

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What is ISO/IEC 17025

What is ISO/IEC 17025:2017? ISO/IEC 17025 Standards for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, is the main ISO standard used for testing and calibration laboratories and is used worldwide, and is the same across the globe despite the different names that you may come across. Each country has their own entity authorized by ISO that manages the …

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Sound Absorption

Sound Absorption What is Absorption? Absorption refers to the process by which a material, structure, or object takes in energy when waves are encountered, as opposed to reflecting the energy. Part of the absorbed energy is transformed into heat and part is transmitted through the absorbing body. The energy transformed into heat is said to have been ‘lost’. (e.g. spring, damper etc.) What is Sound Absorption? …

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What is Calibration

What is Calibration Calibration is a process of documenting and adjusting the reading of measurement instruments Sound measurement is one of the measurements which is considered to be important in a lot of different industries. For example, automotive, manufacture, HSE, research and so on. One of the aspect that is important for all measurements are …

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Hotel Room Acoustics

Hotel Room Acoustics how noise affects a person’s stay in the hotel Hotels have been playing an important role during the current pandemic. In certain countries, the local governments have announced that it is compulsory for those entering the country from overseas to carry out hotel quarantine. Taking Malaysia as an example, travellers entering the …

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