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ASTM International Announces Proficiency Testing Program for Biodiesel Blend

Today, ASTM International announced a new proficiency testing program for biodiesel blend. Proficiency testing programs allow labs to compare their performance with others, ultimately helping all participants improve their performance.

The program provides laboratories with a statistical quality assurance tool, enabling them to compare, improve, and maintain, a high level of performance in the use of ASTM International methods with other labs worldwide. Many labs also use the program to help gain lab accreditation. 

17 New ASTM International Proficiency Testing Program Accreditations Bring Total to 45

Today, ASTM International announced the addition of accreditation for the globally-recognized American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for 17 of its proficiency testing programs.

The new accreditations cover programs including:

ASTM International Launches Collaboration Platform for Document Development (SpecBuilder)

Today, ASTM International launched the ASTM SpecBuilder platform which empowers organizations to streamline collaboration and document development for internal documents such as specifications, test methods, guidelines, and procedures.

In an effort to refine the platform, the Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) and others have tested SpecBuilder over the past year.

ASTM International Gains Additional Accreditations for Proficiency Testing Programs

Today, ASTM International announced the addition of accreditation from the globally-recognized American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for nine of its proficiency testing programs. 

The new accreditations cover programs including:

ASTM International Announces First Additive Manufacturing Proficiency Testing Program

Today, ASTM International announced its first proficiency testing program in additive manufacturing. Proficiency testing programs allow labs to compare their performance with others, ultimately helping all participants improve their performance.

ASTM International to Hold Aviation Fuels Training and Meeting in Lima

Today, ASTM International announced that it will hold a popular two-day training course on aviation fuels at EnginZone in Lima, Peru, on April 23-24. The course, Aviation Fuels: Specifications and Test Methods, focuses on how technical standards help control the quality of aviation fuels and why they affect product performance and availability. 

Participants will learn to:

Certification Program Attracting Interest in Advance of Deadline for Women’s Lacrosse Equipment

The Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) certification program with US Lacrosse is now fully operational and has issued its first certifications. The program, which applies to women’s headgear and goggles requires headgear equipment made after January 1, 2018, to be SEI-certified. 

The women’s eyewear certification portion is also operational with a later certification deadline date.

ASTM International Offers Additive Manufacturing Webinars

ASTM International is offering a series of webinars on additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing.  The webinars include, but are not limited to, the role of technical standards in supporting innovation in this industry. 

Upcoming webinar courses, taught by respected experts in the field, include:

ASTM International Awarded Accreditations for Additional Proficiency Testing Programs

Today, ASTM International announced the addition of seven accreditations from the globally-recognized American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for seven of its proficiency testing programs.

The programs include:

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