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Supporting Quality in the Cannabis Industry

A new ASTM International standard aims to support quality in the cannabis industry through what is... more

Industry Sectors:

Medical | Quality

Features

The Future of Exoskeleton Standards

When people hear the word “exoskeleton,” they often picture one thing: Iron Man. After all, Robert Downey Jr.’s character in the Marvel film... more
Industry Sectors: 
Safety
Medical

Update

Evaluating Radiological Decontamination Efforts

A new ASTM International standard will be used to test the efficiency of radiological decontamination methods. ASTM’s committee on nuclear technology... more
Industry Sectors: 
Environment
Energy

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

Update

Standard Helps Assess, Extend Life of Parts

A new ASTM International standard will help manufacturers in the aerospace, power generation, and automotive industries test parts for defects. The... more
Industry Sectors: 
Safety
Transportation
Energy

Features

Water Sports: Two Proposed Standards, Two Future Directions

These days, some of the fastest growing sports in the world are happening on water, including wakeboarding, scuba diving, surfing, kayaking, and... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Safety

Update

ASTM Approves First Standards for Exoskeletons

ASTM International’s committee on exoskeletons and exosuits ( F48 ) has published its first two standards, providing consensus terminology ( F3323 )... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Safety
Medical