Standardization News

ASTM International’s additive manufacturing technologies committee (F42) approved a new standard guide for the use of layer-based material extrusion (MEX) processes in additive manufacturing (AM).... read more
ASTM International’s water committee (D19) has approved a new standard that will help address global concerns about the concentration of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in water supplies. ... read more
ASTM International’s soil and rock committee (D18) has approved a new standard that will help engineers find the depth of inaccessible foundations supporting existing structures. Foundation... read more
A new ASTM International standard covers welded carbon steel tubes that will help to enhance the efficiency of heat transfer in industrial plants and heating vacuum and air-conditioning (HVAC)... read more
A new ASTM International standard examines how the process of ebullition can cause the movement of contaminants at sediment sites. ASTM International member Tripp Fischer explains that... read more
ASTM International’s forensic sciences committee (E30) has approved three new standards that will aid the study of explosives in forensic investigations. The suite of standards, which cover... read more
ASTM International’s consumer products committee (F15) has approved a new standard that will help evaluate the potential safety of market umbrellas. Such umbrellas are commonly used as... read more
A new ASTM International standard will help laboratories to better determine the presence of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in environmental samples. ASTM’s committee on environmental assessment,... read more
ASTM International’s cannabis committee (D37) has approved a new standard form sampling hempseed intended for human consumption. The new standard will soon be published as D8417.Hempseed is the... read more
Global standards organization ASTM International has acquired Wohlers Associates, a global intelligence leader in the additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing industry. The announcement coincided... read more