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New Standard Provides Guidelines for Masonry Units Using Alternative Materials

ASTM International’s committee on masonry units ( C15 ) has approved a new standard that provides... more

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Construction

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New Test Method Aims to Decontaminate Planes

A new ASTM International test method aims to help improve aircraft decontamination processes. The new standard (E3092 ) was developed by ASTM... more
Industry Sectors: 
Safety
Transportation

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Research to Standards: Part 1 — The Earlier, the Better

Let’s say you work in R&D in an emerging field like exoskeletons — wearable, high-tech equipment that helps factory workers, patients, and others... more

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Research to Standards: Part 2: The Roadmap to Success

From the printed road atlas to GPS navigation, everyone understands that clearly presented geographical information helps you get from Point A to... more

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Research to Standards: Part 3: Bringing Standards to Life

A new specification, test method, or other standard that supports an emerging industry is, ultimately, just a document. But that document can be... more

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Synergy: The Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence

On July 23, the partners in the new ASTM International Center of Excellence in Additive Manufacturing will gather for a signing ceremony at Auburn... more
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Metals & Materials
Safety
Transportation
Chemicals
Medical
Quality

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ASTM International Group Creating Standard for Steel Structural Tubes

ASTM International’s committee on steel, stainless steel, and related alloys ( A01 ) is creating a specification for a new kind of high-grade,... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Metals & Materials

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Laundry Packet Safety Standard Group Reviews New Data, Researchers Note Progress

At a meeting last month of stakeholders involved in ASTM International, a global standards organization, researchers shared data and expressed... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products