Latest News

Infographic

Infographic: 50 Years of Standards for Sports Equipment

Download this infographic as a PDF...

Industry Sectors:

Consumer Products

Features

Two Cannabis Standards You Should Know About

Cannabis is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. In the United States, it is currently legal in 33 states, with 23 allowing use for... more
Industry Sectors: 
Medical

Update

Additive Manufacturing Standards for Aerospace

ASTM International’s additive manufacturing technologies committee ( F42 ) is developing four standards that aim to help aircraft parts manufacturers... more
Industry Sectors: 
Transportation

Update

A Guide for Sensory Evaluation of Products

A new ASTM International standard will help companies determine the sensory characteristics of products using small groups of people. These small... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Quality

Update

Standard Supports Drug Development

Drug manufacturers will be able to use a new ASTM International nanotechnology standard to help ensure quality control when developing drugs,... more
Industry Sectors: 
Medical
Quality

Update

A Guide for Oil Spill Prediction and Cleanup

A new ASTM International standard could help both with contingency planning for oil spills as well as management of oil spills. According to ASTM... more
Industry Sectors: 
Environment

Features

Standards and the Fight Against Wildfires

Tiny pinpoints dot a world map at NASA.gov to show where wildfires burn. Images and satellite data on the site chart fire locations and... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Safety
Environment

Features

A Standard that Aims to Stop Bullets

Officer Craig Gocha says his life was saved by a ballistic-resistant vehicle door panel on his police car. In August 2011, after a high-speed chase,... more
Industry Sectors: 
Safety