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ASTM International Directory of Testing Laboratories
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2000-2001 ASTM Directory of Scientific and Technical Consultants and Expert Witnesses
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Nuclear Monograph 3, High-Chromium Ferritic and Martensitic Steels for Nuclear Applications
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Fracture and Fatigue, STP 1323, Nontraditional Methods of Sensing Stress, Strain and Damage in Materials and Structures; Second Volume
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Contents
Insight: Standards with a Long Reach
by Tom O'Toole

Feature: Metal Analysis: The Law and Credibility
by Charles K. Deak

Feature: The Development of In-House Reference Materials in the Specialty Alloy Industry
by Thomas R. Dulski

Feature: Using Proficiency Test Data to Set Uncertainty Budgets for Test Methods
by Dean Flinchbaugh

Tech News

Environmental Costs and Liabilities
Gaskets for Petrochemical and Heavy Automotive Uses
Treated Cementitious Panels
Thermal Performance of Fabrics
Moveable Soccer Goals
Concrete Standards and Industry
Waterproofing Systems
Quality and Statistics
Biotechnology

Word from the Chairman

News of the ASTM Board

Global Notebook:
News on Standardization Around the Nation and the World

Award: Laing and Spivak Receive ASTM's W.T. Cavanaugh Memorial Award

People--Member Profile: Mary Ann Worthington

Calendar of ASTM Meetings

Approved ASTM Standards Actions

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IN THIS ISSUE

The feature articles in this month’s issue were first presented in March at PITTCON, the annual Pittsburgh Conference on laboratory disciplines. Presenters from ASTM discussed activities and research regarding the chemical analysis of metals, which is standardized by Committee E01 on Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores, and Related Materials.