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ASTM Releases New Compilation on Testing and Use of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants

Discover the latest research on biobased and other environmentally acceptable (EA) lubricants in a new compilation, STP 1521, Testing and Use of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants, now available from ASTM International.

Quality Control of Soil Compaction Using ASTM Standards - Manual and Companion CD Now Available

A new publication available from ASTM International provides the latest information on the proper application of ASTM standards for soil compaction for various earthworks.

Manual 70, Quality Control of Soil Compaction Using ASTM Standards, combines established soil mechanics engineering fundamentals and the discussions on using the latest ASTM standards related to those fundamentals.

New CD-ROM Edition of ASTM International Standards for Mechanical Fastener and Related Processes

ASTM Standards for Mechanical Fasteners and Related Processes, 3rd Edition, is now available on CD-ROM. Compiled from more than 15 volumes of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, this new edition provides all of the standards developed by ASTM International Committee F16 on Fasteners, as well as the most commonly referenced documents.

Updated Edition of Paint and Coating Testing Manual-Gardner-Sward Handbook Now Available from ASTM International

Paint and Coating Testing Manual: 15th Edition of the Gardner-Sward Handbook, is now available from ASTM International. A total of 79 comprehensive chapters written by experts in their various fields reflect the new and updated technologies within the paint and coating industry in the 16 years since the last edition was published.

Lexicon for Sensory Evaluation CD Now Available from ASTM International

A new CD-ROM available from ASTM International, Lexicon for Sensory Evaluation: Aroma, Flavor, Texture and Appearance, updates and combines the terminology and data previously available on two separate ASTM databases: DS66: Aroma and Flavor Lexicon for Sensory Evaluation; and DS69: Lexicon for Sensory Attributes Relating to Texture and Appearance.

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ASTM International Offers CD Collection of Environmental Sampling Standards

ASTM Standards on Environmental Sampling, 4th Edition, features 135 of the latest ASTM standards emphasizing the importance of sampling techniques used to collect samples in the field.

ASTM International Offers CD Collection of Standards on Indoor Air Quality

ASTM Standards on Indoor Air Quality, 4th Edition, features a comprehensive collection of standards that offer the latest data for establishing consistent and reliable methods for the sampling and analysis of indoor air quality.

Ethiopia Standards Agency Adopts Several ASTM International Concrete Standards

The Ethiopian Standards Agency (EX Quality and Standards Authority of Ethiopia) has adopted several ASTM International standards for building construction over the past year. The Ethiopian Standards Agency (ESA) and ASTM signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in 2005.

ASTM International Proficiency Testing Programs on Metals

ASTM Proficiency Testing Programs (PTP) programs are statistical quality assurance programs that enable laboratories to assess their performance in conducting test methods within their own laboratories when their data are compared against other laboratories that participate worldwide in the same program.

ASTM Proficiency Testing Programs (PTP) on Metals are sponsored by ASTM Committees E01 on Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores and Related Materials and E28 on Mechanical Testing. ASTM offers five metal programs:


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