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Two scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology write this month about the benefits of property test standards. Using specific ASTM standards developed for ceramic materials, Steve Freiman and George Quinn show how test methods can lead to cost savings, speed acceptance by regulatory agencies, and facilitate purchasing. //

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