National Bureau of Standards


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National Bureau of Standards:

see National Institute of Standards and TechnologyNational Institute of Standards and Technology,
governmental agency within the U.S. Dept. of Commerce with the mission of "working with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements, and standards" in the national interest. It was established by act of Congress on Mar.
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National Bureau of Standards

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NBSIR 82-2611, National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD.
In December 1971, the National Bureau of Standards showed that this technology could be used to provide captioning, and approximately one year later PBS began work to make the system a reality.
usually are required to be traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, formerly the National Bureau of Standards.
Testing by the National Bureau of Standards (now the National Institute of Standards and Technology) has led to a further improvement, a patented feature at the edges of adhesive pads that prevents them from being severed with tools such as a cutting wire.
And the agency is insisting that all labs and manufacturers begin using certified reference materials developed at the National Bureau of Standards and other top labs in the country.
These went to: James Albus, Chief of the Industrial Systems Div, National Bureau of Standards, USA; Cesare Bracco, VP and General Director of Manufacturing, Fiat Auto, Italy; and William Tanner, President, Productivity Systems Inc, USA.
In 1983 the 25-year-old sizing standard created by the National Bureau of Standards was withdrawn because it no longer reflected the average consumer.
In 1947, ALI developed the first Commercial Standard covering vehicle lifts published by the National Bureau of Standards.
Dryden, considered an aeronautical engineering genius, focused on high-speed flight during his tenure as an aeronautical scientist with the National Bureau of Standards.
In 1956, Ghaffari moved permanently to the US to become a senior mathematician at the US National Bureau of Standards.
He further said that east African goods bearing national bureau of standards logo would be permitted.
All of the weights for each of the six NIST deadweight machines had their masses determined in 1965 and 1966 by the mass laboratory at NIST, which was called the National Bureau of Standards prior to 1988.

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