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Quality assurance makes a difference in all realms of industry and science. ASTM standards on quality and statistics, accreditation and certification, and other relevant subjects help ensure product and process quality. 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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Fashioning Standards for Textiles

In an industry that dates to prehistoric times, a century is scarcely a moment. But in the 100 years that ASTM International Committee D13 on Textiles has been in existence, it’s no exaggeration to state that its standards have, in some way, affected every human on earth who has been exposed to modern civilization. ...

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E-Materials Data

Given that today the Internet allows you to find virtually any kind of information on virtually any ... READ MORE »

Steel and Standards

How does ArcelorMittal use standards in its materials production business?... READ MORE »

Statistical Prediction Intervals

What considerations are there with statistical prediction intervals when the underlying distribution... READ MORE »

Global Collaboration

For several years, ASTM International has worked to raise greater awareness of its standards and oth... READ MORE »

Outreach: In Support of Members Around the Globe

In 2001, when the ASTM board of directors decided to change the name of this organization from the A... READ MORE »

ASTM Training Modules: Anytime, Anywhere

Gain a professional edge — for your staff or yourself — with self-guided, computer-based online ... READ MORE »

Shaping Modern Infrastructure

For 100 years, C09 has developed concrete standards that are essential to the world’s infrastructu... READ MORE »

ASTM Membership: From Student to Professional

In 2002, I was on my way to getting my degree in materials engineering at the Instituto Tecnologico ... READ MORE »

Robert's Rules of Order

Come to an ASTM International meeting with an understanding of Robert’s Rules of Order and you hav... READ MORE »

Personnel Performance Testing

Performance tests of potential personnel are becoming more commonly used as predictors of on-the-job... READ MORE »