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Practices for Parasailing

Although it is a relatively young ASTM subcommittee, F24.65, part of ASTM International Committee F24 on Amusement Rides and Devices, has already had a positive influence on the parasailing industry. ...

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Natural Ester Insulating Fluids

Natural esters, also known as vegetable oils, can be used as an alternative to mineral oil as an ins... READ MORE »

Stormwater Catch Basin Filters

A proposed new ASTM International standard will offer a means to reduce the impact of contaminated s... READ MORE »

Properties of Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing

High grade biomedical implants and automotive and aerospace parts are among the objects that can be ... READ MORE »

Rotary Beam Fatigue Tests of Wire Used for Medical Devices

Solid, round, fine wire is often used by the medical industry in devices such as catheter guide wire... READ MORE »

Strategic Standardization

SCC leader John Walter discusses the strategic value of standardization, his organization’s priori... READ MORE »

Testing the Safety of Polished Floors

Whether in an office building or on a basketball court, the safety of a polished floor is crucial to... READ MORE »

Architecture and Building Science Education in North America

When the design of a building falls short of expectations and performance suffers as a consequence, ... READ MORE »

ASTM's Technical Information Resource

A researcher investigates a new asphalt additive and tests with a standard from Committee C09 on Con... READ MORE »

Strategic Standards Management for an Academic Audience

Sandards are boring and should just be left to standards developers.... READ MORE »

Fleet Management

Successfully managing a fleet of any kind of vehicle ­— whether they are cars, trucks, boats, air... READ MORE »