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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... 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

Features

Testing Your Metal

Talking to a member of the committee on mechanical testing (E28) — which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year — is an education about something... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials

Update

Forensic Examination of Explosives

A proposed standard from the ASTM International forensic sciences committee ( E30 ) aims to help examiners and investigators identify and analyze... more
Industry Sectors: 
Chemicals