NBS Metric Kit : Official Metric Information

NBS Metric Kit : Official Metric Information

Date: 1977?
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Description: Kit issued by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards containing materials regarding conversion to the metric system of measurement. The kit includes a letter of introduction; an order form; two plastic cards printed with rulers and conversion information; and four booklets that discuss how the metric system is different from the English system of measurement, why America should switch, and reference materials for converting.
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Chemistry of Cement: Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium, Volume 1, 1960

Chemistry of Cement: Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium, Volume 1, 1960

Date: August 31, 1962
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards
Description: Document containing principle and supplementary papers presented at the Fourth International Symposium on the Chemistry of Cement, as well as discussions of those papers by members of the Symposium. Index begins on page 551.
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America Joins a Metric World

America Joins a Metric World

Date: February 1976
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Description: Pamphlet issued by the United States National Bureau of Standards discussing the Metric Conversion Act of 1975, the work of the U.S. Metric Board, and how government agencies are facilitating a switch to the metric system.
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[United States National Bureau of Standards Metric Conversion Card]

[United States National Bureau of Standards Metric Conversion Card]

Date: May 1976
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Description: Conversion card issued by the United States National Bureau of Standards containing conversion information for length, area, mass (weight), volume, and temperature (exact). The front lists "Approximate Conversions to Metric Measures" and includes a continuum of temperatures at the bottom and a centimeter ruler along the right side (to 8 cm.). The back of the card lists "Approximate Conversions from Metric Measures" and includes an inch ruler along the right side (to 3 in.).
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The 1958 He4 Scale of Temperatures: Part 1. Introduction, Part 2. Tables for the 1958 Temperature Scale

The 1958 He4 Scale of Temperatures: Part 1. Introduction, Part 2. Tables for the 1958 Temperature Scale

Date: June 17, 1960
Creator: Brickwedde, F. G. (Ferdinand Graft), 1903-; van Dijk, H.; Durieux, M.; Clement, J. R. & Logan, J. K.
Description: Report containing information regarding He4 vapor pressure measurement as of 1958, the recent history of the vapor pressure temperature scale, and a series of tables containing these measurements.
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