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Sediment Retention and Erosion Control

ASTM International’s soil and rock committee ( D18 ) is developing proposed standards that cover... more

Industry Sectors:

Construction

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Robotic Depth Perception

A proposed ASTM International standard is intended to focus on robotic assembly applications. ASTM’s 3D imaging systems committee ( E57 ) is... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products

Features

5 Standards that Support Resilience

As we see increasingly severe storms and natural disasters take their toll worldwide, it is clear that better planning for infrastructure is required... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Environment

First Person

Exoskeletons Power Industry 4.0

Q. You’ve been in an exoskeleton. What was that like? And what did you learn from your company’s exoskeleton debut at the Consumer Electronics Show... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Safety

Update

Alternative Natural Rubber Sources

ASTM International’s rubber committee ( D11 ) has formed a new subcommittee that will focus on alternative sources of natural rubber and natural... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials

How-To

Helping Your Standards Development Work Better

Regs — Or, Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees (aka The Regs ), provides a set of rules to ensure consensus standards development in...more
Industry Sectors: 
Quality

Features

News from the ASTM International Board of Directors Meeting

Board Actions The board approved the following action: The consolidated financial statements and report of the independent accountants, and the... more

Update

Fire Debris Investigation

A proposed ASTM International standard will aid in the identification of ignitable liquids in fire debris. ASTM’s forensic sciences committee ( E30... more
Industry Sectors: 
Chemicals