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A new ASTM International standard describes a hardness test method based on measurement of indentation depth into test material. The instruments covered in the new standard, developed by ASTM’s... read more
A new ASTM International standard will be used to quantitatively evaluate the maneuverability, repeatability, and accuracy of an automatic unmanned ground vehicle (A-UGV) when docking at defined... read more
A new ASTM International standard will be helpful in determining load data for small airplanes. ASTM’s general aviation aircraft committee (F44) developed the new standard, which will soon be... read more
A new ASTM International standard will be used to help determine the abrasion resistance of coatings on the touchscreens of smart devices. ASTM’s committee on paint and related coatings, materials,... read more
ASTM International’s forensic sciences committee (E30) is developing a proposed standard to guide laboratories that characterize or compare polymeric materials, such as fiber, paint, or tape forensic... read more
ASTM International’s snow and water sports committee (F27) is developing a standard that will be used to determine how resistant a water ski is to permanent bending. The proposed standard (WK69725)... read more
A new ASTM International standard will help architects who are designing mockup structures used to prepare for the construction of a new building. ASTM’s committee on performance of buildings (E06)... read more
A proposed ASTM International standard will answer the need for a standardized test method that addresses the kink resistance of endovascular stents and stent grafts. The proposed standard (WK70150)... read more
A new package now available includes standards and test methods necessary for concrete certification training and virtual learning.American Concrete Institute (ACI) chapters and sponsoring groups... read more
A proposed ASTM International standard will aid in the identification of recycled polyethylene materials. The proposed standard (WK74657) presents a classification system that is capable of... read more

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