Brian Merkle, director of engineering operations, NanoSteel Company, will participate in the ASTM International’s Committee G02.30 on Abrasive Wear, a subcommittee of ASTM’s Committee G02 on wear and erosion. The ASTM International’s Committee G02.30 on Abrasive Wear develops test methods, standard practices, guides and suggested reporting procedures for tests related to the abrasion of materials caused by abrasive particles. Merkle will work on this committee’s task group for revisions to ASTM’s G65-04 Standard Test Method for Measuring Abrasion Using the Dry Sand/Rubber Wheel Apparatus, a test used by the wear industry to evaluate a product’s resistance to abrasive wear.
NanoSteel’s Merkle named to ASTM committee
Jan 16, 2009