Standardization News

New standard practices and specifications developed by ASTM International’s plastic piping systems committee (F17) establish requirements and test methods for ... read more
A new standard developed by building and environmental acoustics committee (E33) establishes an evaluation metric for low-frequency impact noise. Specifically, it allows for evaluation of thudding... read more
A proposed standard will establish the first test method for determining humus generation during biodegradation. ASTM International’s plastics committee (D20)... read more
ASTM International’s textiles committee (D13) is developing a proposed standard test method that will cover the determination of maturity, fineness,... read more
An ASTM International standard test method seeks to evaluate antimicrobial catheters to prevent bacterial colonization. ASTM International’s pesticides,... read more
A proposed ASTM International standard would address requirements to evaluate small aircraft components as low stress structures. ASTM’s general aviation aircraft committee (F44) is... read more
ASTM International’s commercial spaceflight committee (F47) is developing new practices for the design of orbital and suborbital space vehicles. The proposed ... read more
A new ASTM International standard will support the characterization of engineered gold nanoparticles used in advanced technologies, including biomedical applications. ASTM’s nanotechnology committee... read more
A proposed ASTM International standard will establish best practices for retail dispensary businesses to protect critical database information covering inventory and... read more
An ASTM International standard for flame mitigation devices on disposable fuel containers, published by the consumer products committee (F15), is being... read more