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6 Standards Making a Difference for the Environment

When most people hear the phrase “environmental standards,” they think of things like water quality... more

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Environment

Update

An Additive Manufacturing Standard for Plastics

ASTM International’s committee on additive manufacturing technologies ( F42 ) is developing a standard-guide for mechanical testing of additively... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials
Transportation

Update

New Standard Aims to Limit Children’s Access to Liquid Medicines, Other Products

A new ASTM International standard from its primary barrier packaging committee ( F02 ) aims to support the safety of liquid consumer products by... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Safety

Outreach

Partner in Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Hosts Made for Space Conference

ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AMCOE) was discussed at the Made for Space conference hosted by the Manufacturing... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials
Transportation

Update

Standard Helps Assess, Extend Life of Parts

A new ASTM International standard will help manufacturers in the aerospace, power generation, and automotive industries test parts for defects. The... more
Industry Sectors: 
Safety
Transportation
Energy

Features

Water Sports: Two Proposed Standards, Two Future Directions

These days, some of the fastest growing sports in the world are happening on water, including wakeboarding, scuba diving, surfing, kayaking, and... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Safety

Update

ASTM Approves First Standards for Exoskeletons

ASTM International’s committee on exoskeletons and exosuits ( F48 ) has published its first two standards, providing consensus terminology ( F3323 )... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Safety
Medical

Spotlight

ASTM to Establish Aviation Fuel-Labeling Scheme

When you put gas in your car, there can be problems if you choose the wrong product. In the field of aviation, the consequences of such a mistake are... more
Industry Sectors: 
Transportation