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The 10 Most Read Features of 2019

The world of standards closely parallels the world of high-tech innovation. When technologies such... more

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Identification and Tracking of Drones

A highly anticipated ASTM International standard aims to satisfy the growing demand for better identification and tracking of unmanned aircraft... more
Industry Sectors: 
Transportation

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First Water Sports Standard

A new ASTM International standardized test method for fiber rope aims to support safety and performance of ropes used to tow inflatable recreational... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products

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5 Essential Standards for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

The pharmaceutical industry encompasses every aspect of medications and drugs, meaning businesses in this industry develop, optimize, produce, and... more
Industry Sectors: 
Medical

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Equestrian Standards Gallop Ahead

Standards support the safety and well-being of equestrians, and ASTM International’s committee on sports equipment, playing surfaces, and facilities... more

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Autonomous Vehicles Move Forward

In recent years, the tech world has been abuzz over the prospect of autonomous unmanned ground vehicles (A-UGVs) being used in industry. From... more
Industry Sectors: 
Safety
Transportation

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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

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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