Standards Development How-to

Standards Development How-to

Attract New Participants to Meetings

Some tips for drawing in new expertise for your ASTM standards development work.... more


Standards Development How-to

Meeting Prep

A refresher on ASTM tools to use in getting ready for your next committee meeting.... more


Standards Development How-to

Nutrition Labels for Products

In today’s competitive marketplace, providing a verified EPD can help your product stand out as more sustainable. Here’s how to get it done.... more


Standards Development How-to

Getting to Ballot

For the new year, your next committee activity and your newer members, we offer a few suggestions about a more efficient standards development process. The suggestions come from staff managers in ASTM’s Technical Committee Operations division, along with a recent example from Committee F42 on Additive Manufacturing Technologies. ... more


Standards Development How-to

Search the ASTM Website

A search at www.astm.org for a specific ASTM standard by designation number will return a link for its current version, with additional links for historical versions. This is straightforward, and often just what you need.... more


Standards Development How-to

Partnering to Meet Standards Goals

When responding to standards needs, ASTM International welcomes the opportunity to partner with other industry, trade or research groups. ... more


Standards Development How-to

Of SI and Standards

Whether current versions of time-honored standards such as specifications for steel tee rails and cement or brand new guides for search and rescue certification groups and tissue scaffold permeability, ASTM International standards are subject to the dictates of Form and Style for ASTM Standards. That includes use of the International System of Units, commonly called SI units.... more


Standards Development How-to

Robert's Rules of Order

Come to an ASTM International meeting with an understanding of Robert’s Rules of Order and you have a sense of how they contribute to a productive ASTM meeting.... more


Standards Development How-to

ASTM and Skill Development

He had a new job, a new role and new responsibilities. But first he had to attend an ASTM meeting. And it took a while, but John Stieha came to value that unexpected and unlooked for opportunity — one that has been of great benefit professionally. ... more


Standards Development How-to

Action Plan

For more than 110 years ASTM International members have been collaborating to create standards needed in the marketplace. More recently, technical committee members have been contributing to the development of ASTM standards-related products and services. As an ASTM member, you are positioned to take part in a process that results in these offerings. Whether it’s a new personnel or product certification program, an e-learning module, video for a test method or development of an industry produc... more


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