Standardization News

A new ASTM International standard will be helpful to those designing thermal insulation systems for cryogenic piping and equipment for liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled ship applications. ASTM’s... read more
ASTM International’s plastic piping systems committee (F17) is developing a proposed standard that will cover plastic bodied mechanical fittings for use with outside diameter control polyethylene (PE... read more
A new ASTM International standard will be used to provide reference scenarios when evaluating the relative sustainability of bioproducts. ASTM’s committee on bioenergy and industry chemicals from... read more
ASTM International’s Board of Directors has approved the formation of a new technical committee on stormwater control measures (E64). The approval comes after an organizational meeting for the new... read more
ASTM International’s committee on medical and surgical materials and devices (F04) is developing a proposed standard that will provide a cleaning agent formula to clean dried blood from stainless... read more
A new standard developed by ASTM International’s road and paving materials committee (D04) provides guidance on both blast and steel furnace slag product classification.ASTM defines iron and steel... read more
A new ASTM International standard test method will help improve the fit of particle-only air-purifying respirators, including filtering facepiece respirators, in an effort to ensure wearers have... read more
A new standard developed by ASTM International’s concrete pipe committee (C13) is the first standard test for determining the effectiveness of antimicrobial additives on the corrosion of concrete.“... read more
A new standard developed by ASTM International’s commercial spaceflight committee (F47) establishes a failure tolerance for suborbital vehicles specific to... read more
A new ASTM International standard test method will support the measurement of nanoparticle-based products used in a wide range of applications from cancer therapy to antibacterial coatings in... read more

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