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Stronger Roads

A new ASTM standard will ensure the construction of strong and resilient roads by stabilizing surrounding soil and rock with geogrids.... more


A Reason to Smile

A new ASTM standard makes it easy to find and train people to evaluate the characteristics of toothpaste. ... more


Controlling the Flow

A proposed ASTM standard will protect children from accidentally ingesting liquids from medicine bottles.... more


Better Components for Knee Replacement

A proposed ASTM standard will help improve quality of life for knee replacement patients. ... more


Improving Steel Test Efficiency

Low-alloy steel covered in a proposed ASTM testing standard is used in applications related to transportation, infrastructure and defense.... more


Smoother Surfaces

A new ASTM standard describes a test that will ensure that highways and airfields are built with long-lasting, durable and smooth surfaces.... more


Property Management for Subcontractors

A new ASTM standard will be useful to federal agencies, government contractors and other large entities that furnish property for their suppliers.... more


Gearing up for the Game

When US Lacrosse decided it was time to standardize protective headgear for women's lacrosse players, ASTM was there to help. ... more


MOUs in Central America

ASTM has memorandums of understanding with the standards bodies of countries that signed the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement.... more


ASTM Signs MOUs with Two National Standards Bodies

ASTM International has signed two new memorandums of understanding with the national standards bodies of Angola and Barbados: the Angolan Institute of Standardization and Quality (IANORQ) and the Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI). These MOUs bring the total number of such ASTM partnerships to 94. ... more

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