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White Papers

Stay up-to-date with the latest information on materials testing regulations, requirements, methods and tests by downloading NSL White Papers:


Thermal Analysis Unlocks the Secrets of Elastomers

Analysts can reverse engineer elastomers which allows companies to improve on specific formulations.

New ASTM International Committee F40 on Declarable Substances

Committee F40 was formed to help sort through regulations and will help interested parties when compliance issues arise.


RoHS White Papers

Restriction of Hazardous Substance (RoHS) affects manufacturers worldwide. There have been many advancements in testing since it took effect in 2006. In 2013, RoHS2 took effect which provides clarity in definitions and rules.  Learn more about how NSL can help with all of your RoHS testing needs. 

RoHS Regulations

This Guide provides an overview of the RoHS Regulations specifically related to those companies putting electrical and electronic equipment on the UK market.

A Rose Is A Ross

RoHS was enacted to protect human health and the environment by restricting hazardous materials in electronics, appliances, toys and more.

Microwave Extraction Provides More Reliable Analysis of High Mass Unit Additives

Microwave extraction has proven to be both an efficient and cost effective testing method for RoHS compliance.