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New Subcommittee for Gym Equipment Standards

ASTM International’s committee on sports equipment, playing surfaces, and facilities ( F08 ) has... more

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Consumer Products

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Asset-Management Career Development

ASTM International’s asset management committee ( E53 ) has approved a new standard with guiding principles for creating an asset management career... more
Industry Sectors: 
Quality

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6 Standards for Cleaner Water

It’s no overstatement to call water one of the most important resources on the planet. The human body is made up of 60% water. It’s involved in... more
Industry Sectors: 
Environment

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New Terminology for Smart Textiles

ASTM International’s smart textiles subcommittee ( D13.50 ) has approved its first standard, a compilation of industry terms. “The textile industry... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials

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Hydraulic Fluid Specification for Tractors and Equipment

A proposed standard from ASTM International’s petroleum products, liquid fuels, and lubricants committee ( D02 ) would set minimum performance... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Transportation
Chemicals

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Ultra-High-Strength Steel Tubing

ASTM International’s committee on steel, stainless steel, and related alloys ( A01 ) is developing its first proposed standard on ultra-high-strength... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials

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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
Industry Sectors: 
Safety

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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
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials
Environment