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Report on the April 2015 Meeting of the ASTM Board

At its April meeting, the ASTM board of directors conducted business and heard reports.... more

Standards and Competitiveness

Standards Ensure Fence Performance

Ameristar relies on ASTM standards as an integral part of its business model.... more


NTSB Investigates

An independent U.S. government agency uses everything at its disposal, including ASTM standards, to determine the causes of transportation and pipeline accidents. ... more

Standards and Statistics

Inspection Redundancy: Part 2

A further look at inspection redundancy considers inspections at different locations with different devices and personnel.... more

In Addition

Green Buildings, Paper Competition, World Standards Week and More

News from other organizations in the standards world.... more


Fueling Our World

Fuel harnesses energy to power engines, and standards from ASTM Committee D02 on Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels and Lubricants ensure its quality.... more

Standards Development How-to

What's in a Word?

Terminology is an essential part of ASTM standards, and the Terminology Dictionary aids this work.... more


Breathing Easier

A new ASTM standard tests aspiration potential of aerosol products by determining spray pattern and deposition rates.... more


Protective Porcelain

Porcelain enamel pipe lining, as covered in a proposed new standard, helps prevent interior clogging because of its hardness and improved flow characteristics.... more

Plain Talk

Trending Outward

International ASTM membership is increasing, as is the use of ASTM standards in technical regulations.... more

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