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Infographic: ASTM Committee Work Is Elemental

2019 is the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements and has been proclaimed... more

Industry Sectors:

Metals & Materials | Chemicals | Quality

Features

Cannabis Standard Development Efforts Off to a Fast Start

The emerging market for cannabis is evolving rapidly on a global scale. On Oct. 17, 2018, Canada became the first G7 country to legalize the medical... more
Industry Sectors: 
Safety
Medical

Update

Beneficial Use of Stored Coal Combustion Products

A new ASTM International standard aims to provide a framework for harvesting stored coal combustion products for beneficial use. CCPs are co-products... more
Industry Sectors: 
Energy

Update

New Standard Will Help Keep Sleeping Campers Warm

A new ASTM International standard will help campers select a mattress that will provide a warmer sleeping experience. The new standard ( F3340 ) was... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products

Update

New Standard Will Help Prevent Plastic Pipe Joint Leaks

A new ASTM International standard aims to improve the integrity of plastic pipes systems by improving joint quality, thereby reducing the risk of... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Energy
Quality

Outreach

Outreach: Vietnam Roadshow, Cannabis MOU and More

ASTM International Takes Road Show to Vietnam Representatives from ASTM International hosted textile standards trainings and met with government and... more

Outreach

Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) and ASTM International Sign MOU on Cannabis Standards

ASTM International and the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on standards for the cannabis... more
Industry Sectors: 
Safety
Medical

Update

New Guide Will Help Manufacturers of Sand, Gravel, Other Particulates

A new ASTM International standard will help manufacturers of particulates, such as sand, gravel, and grit, to better measure their products... more