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ASTM International standards guide material analysis and the production and use of metals. Standards for ferrous and nonferrous metals, plastics and paint, ceramics and composites, and diverse materials analyses provide guidance in many industry areas. See below for the latest news on ASTM's activities in this area, and explore relevant standards, committee meeting dates and more in the boxes to the left.

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Helping Our Brand Work Better

“Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room,” says Amazon founder, Je... READ MORE »

Helping Our World Work Better

Before you turned to this page, you probably noticed something different about this issue of SN. In ... READ MORE »

Nutrition Labels for Products

In today’s competitive marketplace, providing a verified EPD can help your product stand out as mo... READ MORE »

Passing the Torch

An oft-quoted maxim says that if you give someone a fish you may feed them for a day, but if you tea... READ MORE »

Tackling R&D with Standards

It takes good science and advanced technologies to make rubber components that keep appliances, cars... READ MORE »

AASHTO and ASTM Partner in Transportation Portal

A vehicle moves along an interconnected transportation system. It’s the bridge over the local cree... READ MORE »

Zinc-Coated Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement

Infrastructure projects rely on reinforced concrete as a principal construction material. Each year,... READ MORE »

Powder Bed Fusion of Plastic Materials

A new ASTM International standard for powder bed fusion of plastic materials will provide a common s... READ MORE »

An Upward Spiral

It’s always nice to know when you have helped someone else succeed. We here at ASTM International... READ MORE »

Boron-10 Areal Density

Boron loaded materials are an essential component in the safe transportation or storage of both spen... READ MORE »