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NEW NICKEL STANDARD IMMINENT

As reported previously  the new standard effectively reduces the compliance level, meaning that many alloys which were previously compliant will no longer be so.  To help customers adapt to the new requirements The Laboratory have invested significant resources in redeveloping their unique Quick Nickel test to create a quicker, less expensive alternative to the full test, to determine whether articles would prove compliant if tested by the reference method.  ‘Quick Nickel 20…

By admin | Feb 12th, 2013
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REACH REGULATIONS DRIVING GROWTH IN THE LABORATORY

  Relevant restrictions relate to nickel, cadmium, azo-dyes and Chromium VI. Regulations regarding lead are expected in October 2013. The Laboratory at The Birmingham Assay Office can deliver all the necessary testing required and its specialist knowledge and experience is recognised by all leading UK retailers.  Many customers rely on The Laboratory to explain the implications of the legislation in terms of the testing required. To help to deliver this efficiently an int…

By admin | Feb 11th, 2013
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A REVIEW OF SPRING FAIR INTERNATIONAL & THE JEWELLERY SHOW 2013

Chief Executive, Michael Allchin, opened the Jewellery Show Seminar Programme on Sunday 3rd February with a session entitled 'What's in the store for the jewellery market? Optimism and Opportunity 2013', which was extremely well attended. The Laboratory at The Birmingham Assay Office was extremely proud to sponsor this years gift of the year awards. A piece from Fei Liu's new Cascade Collection[/caption] The Birmingham Assay Office was delighted to preview on its stand this year t…

By admin | Feb 8th, 2013
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WIN CHOCOLATES AND WINE FOR YOUR OWN VALENTINE...AND THE FIRST WINNER IS.....

THERES STILL ONE DAY TO GO SO DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR BUSINESS CARDS WITH YOU! THERE WILL BE A PRIZE DRAW EVERY DAY OF THE SHOW ON THE STAND WIN CHOCOLATES AND WINE FOR YOUR OWN VALENTINE JUST LEAVE US YOUR BUSINESS CARD AND THE PRIZE COULD BE YOURS! Imagine hallmarking the Anchor below!!

By admin | Feb 6th, 2013
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