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Autonomous Vehicles Move Forward

In recent years, the tech world has been abuzz over the prospect of autonomous unmanned ground... more

Industry Sectors:

Safety | Transportation

Features

Standards Give Snow Sports Safety a Lift

Where there’s snow, there’s the opportunity for fun. For millennia, people have skied for recreation – or for work. Primitive versions of ski-like... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products

Features

The Promise of Urban Air Mobility

Getting from point A to point B in congested urban areas can be a major ordeal. Whether you drive your own car or rely on taxis and ride-sharing... more
Industry Sectors: 
Transportation

Update

Indoor Skydiving Standards

ASTM International’s amusement rides and devices committee ( F24 ) is developing a proposed new standard for the vertical wind tunnels used as indoor... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products

How-To

Member Jargon

Ballot: Could be task group (though always informal at this stage), sub, or main (all defined below) as a new or revised standard goes through the...more

Standards And Statistics

GESD – A Robust and Effective Technique for Dealing with Multiple Outliers

Q. I suspect that my data contain more than one outlier. Is there a preferred technique to use to isolate them? A. Click here to download the full... more

Features

News from the ASTM International Board of Directors Meeting

Board Actions The board approved the following actions: The appointment of Oliver Delery as chair of the 2020 Finance and Audit Committee. Delery is... more

President's Message

A Year of Global Growth

18 years ago, we put a flag in the ground and changed our name from “ASTM” to “ASTM International” because our standards development process supports...more