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CSI Training Standard Proposed

ASTM International’s forensic sciences committee ( E30 ) has proposed a new standard for crime... more

Industry Sectors:

Chemicals

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Specification Protects Healthcare Workers and Patients

ASTM International’s personal protective clothing and equipment committee ( F23 ) has created a new specification for hospital isolation gowns (soon... more
Industry Sectors: 
Medical

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Reducing Impurities in Plastics

A new test method (D8266) will help analyze impurities of a certain compound (bisphenol A) used in polycarbonate and epoxy resin, helping support the... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials
Quality

Update

Hoverboard Standard Heads to Ballot

A proposed ASTM International standard aimed at improving the safety of self-balancing scooters, more commonly known as hoverboards, was issued this... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Safety

Features

6 Standards Making a Difference for the Environment

When most people hear the phrase “environmental standards,” they think of things like water quality, renewable energy, and other popular “green”... more
Industry Sectors: 
Environment

Update

An Additive Manufacturing Standard for Plastics

ASTM International’s committee on additive manufacturing technologies ( F42 ) is developing a standard-guide for mechanical testing of additively... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials
Transportation

Update

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 support the safety of liquid consumer products by... 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