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Back to the Moon

Space seems closer than ever. SpaceX continues testing rockets, and the company may carry out a... more

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Safety | Transportation

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7 Ways Standards Help Make Summer Safer

When it’s summer in your region of the world, voluntary consensus standards from several ASTM International committees help make the season safer and... more
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Safety

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Evaluating Fire-Retardant-Treated Lumber

ASTM International’s wood committee ( D07 ) has created a comprehensive standardized practice for evaluating fire-retardant-treated laminated veneer... more
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Construction

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Copper Tube Standards for Air Conditioning

Two proposed ASTM International standards aim to help manufacturers more easily use seamless copper-iron tubes in air conditioning and refrigeration... more
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Metals & Materials
Environment

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Standardizing Space

Fifty years after the world watched in awe as man first set foot on the moon, plucky interstellar travelers like Voyager 1 and the Hubble Space... more
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Safety
Transportation

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Cannabis Safety and Quality

ASTM International’s cannabis committee ( D37 ) is developing a standard to analyze terpenes and cannabinoids in cannabis and cannabis extracts (... more
Industry Sectors: 
Medical
Quality

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The Fight Against PFAS

Since the 1940s, manufacturers and consumers around the world have made use of the nonstick, stain-repellant, and waterproofing properties of PFAS (... more
Industry Sectors: 
Environment

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Safer Fun

Download this infographic as a PDF... more
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Safety