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Parachute Standard Supports a Safe Landing

It is a sobering reality for pilots and passengers alike that there are limits to what can be done... more

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Transportation

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Standards for Medical Face Masks and Protective Clothing

Healthcare workers wear face masks to prevent germs from their noses and mouths from passing to the patient as well as to protect themselves from... more
Industry Sectors: 
Medical

Update

Ballistic Resistant Barriers

A proposed ASTM International standard will help define baseline performance requirements for ballistic-resistant barriers, panels, or structures... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials

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Calculating the Kinetic Energy of Simulated Rainfall

A proposed ASTM International standard will help calculate the kinetic energy of simulated rainfall in laboratories. ASTM’s soil and rock committee... more
Industry Sectors: 
Environment

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Tips for Building Consensus Remotely

Standards development takes place largely on the web. However, we tend to rely on face-to-face meetings for content development and negotiations... more
Industry Sectors: 
Quality

Update

Police Headgear Assessment

A proposed ASTM International standard will be used to assess helmets and face shields worn by law enforcement officers. ASTM’s homeland security... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products

Update

Asphalt Roadway Construction

ASTM International’s road and paving materials committee ( D04 ) is developing the proposed standard ( WK64299 ) that will help in the design and... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction

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Bungee Jumping Standard Underway

Bungee jumping industry stakeholders are being encouraged to join an effort to create a standard that will support the growing number of bungee... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products