Beta Analytic Recent News

Beta Public Comment: Biodiesel, Glycerol, and Renewables Obligation

Published on January 5, 2009

Beta Analytic submitted a public comment regarding OFGEM’s consultation document on biodiesel and glycerol.

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Beta Analytic ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation

Published on December 30, 2008

Beta Analytic, the world’s largest professional radiocarbon dating services provider, was awarded the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation by Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc., in 2008. The accreditation boosts the company’s reputation as a highly competent and reliable testing laboratory.

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Radiocarbon Dating: A Monitoring Tool for Biofuel Blends

Published on December 28, 2008

Beginning 2008, the Biofuels Sales Obligation of New Zealand requires companies that sell petrol or diesel to sell biofuels as well. Thus there was a need for the government agency Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) to come up with a monitoring procedure to check if the producers’ claim of biofuel percentages is indeed correct.

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Testing the Accuracy of Retail Biodiesel Blends via Radiocarbon Dating

Published on December 12, 2008

Christopher M. Reddy, et al developed and validated a radiocarbon-based method that can check the accuracy of retail biodiesel blends. The method, which directly quantifies the biogenic carbon in the biodiesel blends, calculates absolute blend content with ±1% accuracy while accounting for real-world variability in all of the input parameters.

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Beta Analytic Offers High-Quality ASTM D6866 Bioplastics Analysis

Published on November 28, 2008

Beta Analytic, a leading provider of radiocarbon dating services, now provides ISO/IEC 17025:2005-accredited ASTM D6866 measurements for bioplastics. The laboratory was recently awarded the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation by Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc.

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Beta Analytic in EUEC 2007

Published on October 15, 2007

Beta Analytic presented ASTM D6866 in EUEC 2007 as the most accurate method that can quantify carbon-neutral greenhouse gas emissions.

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