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Ready-Mixed Concrete: ASTM Standards and Related Information, 2nd Edition

ASTM Standards on Environmental Assessment

ISO Fasteners
and Screw Threads–Volume 1

ISO Fasteners
and Screw Threads–Volume 2

DIN Handbook 10 (5th English Ed.), Fasteners 1—Dimensional Standards for Bolts, Screws, and Studs

DIN Handbook 28 (8th English Ed.), Iron and Steel Dimensional Standards

DIN Handbook 43 (5th English Ed.), Fasteners 2—Standards for Pins, Rivets, Keys, Adjusting and Retaining Rings

DIN Handbook 55, Fasteners 3—Standards for Technical Delivery Conditions for Bolts, Screws, Nuts, and Washers

DIN Handbook 140 (5th English Ed.), Fasteners 4—Dimensional Standards for Nuts and Accessories for Bolt/Nut Assemblies

DS56H: Metals and Alloys in the Unified Numbering System (UNS), 9th Edition

DS67A: Handbook of COMPARATIVE WORLD STEEL STANDARDS: Second Edition
Standardization News Search

Contents
Feature: Development of the Unified Numbering System
by Harold M. Cobb

Feature: Standard Helps Siding Shed “Tin Man” Image
by Lee Meyer

Feature: What Value Standards?
by Robert R. Carpenter

Feature: From the Caribbean Common Market Standards Council to CROSQ
by Omer Thomas

Plain Talk for a New Generation
Comments from ASTM President Jim Thomas

ASTM 2002 Officers' Conference

Tech News
Filled-Hole Strength of Composites
Uniform Testing for Composites
Electronic Tools Workshop
Sports Facilities
Building Seals and Sealants
Flax Standards
Galling Workshop
Fire-Stop Materials
Soil and Rock Data Exchange
New Amusement Industry Standard
Diesel-Engine Materials

Global Notebook
News on Standardization Around the Nation and the World

International Scene
News of ASTM's International Activities

People--Member Profile:
Roger Stoller and Randy Nanstad

Obituary: Lawrence D. Eicher, ISO Secretary-General

Calendar of ASTM Meetings

Approved ASTM Standards Actions

Society Review of Main Committee Ballot Actions

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In this issue

This month, learn about the history of the Unified Numbering System for metals, a remarkable cooperative effort to standardize metal designations, and the new edition of the UNS reference book available today. //

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