Standards Development How-to



Standards Development How-to

COTCO and COS

The Committee on Technical Committee Operations and the Committee on Standards, standing committees of the ASTM International board of directors,... more


Standards Development How-to

Committee Balance and Voting Requirements

The consensus process prepares an ASTM International standard to be the best for its purpose: its use in the marketplace. Part of that process is... more


Standards Development How-to

ASTM Introduces Mobile App

Meeting Schedules and Rooms at the Ready on Your Smart Phone
You’re on your way to a committee meeting and you’re running late. Maybe traffic was heavier than expected or an early call to the office took... more


Standards Development How-to

Engaging the U.S. Government

ASTM International engages with the U.S. federal government to help build consensus among the private and public sectors and increase awareness about... more


Standards Development How-to

Sharpen Your Skills

Preparing for certification exams in concrete strength and concrete field testing? Try ASTM International’s eTEC training program... more


Standards Development How-to

Keeping Pace with PTP and CCRL

Two, three or four times a year, laboratories around the world check their performance with testing programs from ASTM International’s Proficiency... more


Standards Development How-to

To Begin a Standard

Standards development, particularly for the task group chairman or first-time project leader, can be daunting. But planning ahead, breaking down the... more


Standards Development How-to

When You Do Not Agree

Before you enter a vote on a proposed standard, or if you're not sure whether to vote negatively, consider this question: Can you live with the... more


Standards Development How-to

Mentoring and the Consensus Process

The ASTM consensus process needs you — your perspective and your expertise — at the standards development table. Standards development, in turn,... more

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