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ASTM Targets Green Product Claims

Amid a rising backlash against "greenwashing" claims, ASTM International has unveiled a new program that seeks to clarify the full cradle-to-grave environmental impact of a product.


ASTM Launches 2 Materials Journals

ASTM International, developer of technical standards worldwide, has unveiled two new online journals focusing on civil engineering materials and materials performance.


Nuke Pipe Coatings to Get 1st Standard

An ASTM standard now in development aims to bridge the critical gap between today’s coating technology and yesterday’s aging nuclear power plant pipes.


ASTM Releases Coating Standards CD-ROM

The latest coating test methods, terminology and more are featured on ASTM International’s comprehensive new compilation of paint and coating standards on CD-ROM.


ASTM Revises Measurement, Fog Chamber Standards

Measuring the surface profile of blast-cleaned steel and operating procedures for salt spray (fog) apparatus are the subjects of two standards recently revised by ASTM International.


New Gardner Paint Test Manual Released

After 16 years, ASTM has published a 15th edition of the venerable Gardner-Sward Handbook, encompassing the latest information on significant paint and coating test methods and techno...


AIHA Demands Release of Silica Rule

The federal government has announced yet another delay in its long-stalled rule on crystalline silica exposure, sparking objections and questions from health and safety experts.


ASTM Revises 2 Zinc Coating Standards

ASTM International has revised two zinc coating standards for steel and iron applications: one for measuring coating weight and one for electrodeposited coatings.


ASTM Updates Coating Test Standard

ASTM International has reissued its standard guide for testing industrial protective coatings, with editorial changes.


US Tests Bridge Steel Costs, Options

How do low-cost steels with improved weathering characteristics stack up to the weathering steels now in use?


ASTM Drafting Test for Sewer Coatings

ASTM International is developing a standard to help evaluate protective coatings for sewerage systems with a new test specific to these coatings.


New ASTM Paint Guide Eases Sampling

A new ASTM guide standardizes a useful, fast and easy technique for collecting infrared spectra of non-aqueous liquid paints right out of the can.


ASTM Crafting First Dry Fall Standard

ASTM International is seeking the input of coating manufacturers, architects, engineers, facility owners and end users as it develops the first standard for determining the dry-fall properti...


ASTM Sets Open Time Standard, Revises Humidity Test

ASTM International has established a new standard for determining paint “open time” and has revised its standard for testing water resistance of coatings under 100% relative humidity.


Harvey Hack Wins ASTM’s Reinhart Award for Corrosion Work

Dr. Harvey Hack has received the ASTM International Frank W. Reinhart Award from Committee G01 on Corrosion of Metals and the ASTM Committee on Standards for his work on creating a joint AST...


ASTM Debuts Concrete Profile Standard

ASTM’s Industrial Protective Coatings subcommittee has developed a new standard for replicating and measuring concrete surface profiles—one of the most important characteristics of a coating...


Singleton Wins ASTM’s 2010 LaQue Award

Raymund Singleton, president of Singleton Corp. in Cleveland, OH, has received ASTM International’s 2010 Francis L. LaQue Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to the field of corrosi...


ASTM Introduces Corrosion Cost Tool, Updates Standard Coatings Terms

ASTM has developed its first standard for evaluating the lifecycle cost of corrosion protection systems and has revised its standard for coatings terms.


Toy Safety Chief to Chair ASTM Board

ASTM International has elected Catherine (Kitty) H. Pilarz, senior director of Mattel/Fisher-Price product safety in East Aurora, NY, 2011 chairman of the board of directors—the organization...


New ASTM Book Compiles Protective Coating Standards

ASTM has released Standards for Protective Coating Application and Inspection, a new compilation of 67 industry standards.


ASTM Compiles Protective Coatings Standards

ASTM International has published ASTM Standards for Protective Coating Application and Inspection, a compilation featuring the latest research on protective-coating application and in...


ASTM, ISO Tackle Spill Vessels, Ship Recycling

Standards to improve vessel safety, efficiency and environmental impact from design to disposal are the focus of new and proposed measures by ASTM International and ISO.


ASTM Updates Standards for Pavement Markings

ASTM International has developed one new standard and revised a second one regarding testing and practices involving pavement marking paints.


ASTM Revises 2 Adhesion Test Methods

ASTM International has revised Standards D2197 and D4541, regarding test methods for adhesion of organic coatings and for pull-off strength of coatings.


ASTM Seeks Volunteers to Test Adhesion Standard

A task group under ASTM subcommittee D.01.46 is asking for volunteers to participate in testing the adhesion test standard ASTM D7234 – 05.


ASTM Panel at Work on Steel-Lifecycle Standards

ASTM Subcommittee A05.13 on Structural Shapes and Hardware Specifications announced that work is under way on proposed new standards that will be used to evaluate the costs of steel construc...


ASTM Seeks Labs for Surface Study

ASTM International and its Committee D01.46 on Industrial Protective Coatings are seeking laboratories to participate in an inter-lab study on measurement of certain abrasive blast-cleaned s...


Cavallo Receives ASTM Award of Merit

Jon R. Cavallo, P.E., senior consultant and corporate corrosion and coatings specialist at Enercon Services Inc. (Tulsa, Okla.), has received the ASTM Award of Merit and accompanying title o...


Thomas Langill to Head ASTM Panel

Thomas Langill, Ph.D., technical director at the American Galvanizers Association in Centennial, Colo., has been elected chairman of ASTM International Committee A05 on Metallic-Coated Iron ...


Fletcher Named ASTM D01 Chairman

John Fletcher, technical support manager at Elcometer Ltd. in Manchester, England, has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials and Ap...


ASTM Appoints Vice Chair for 2010

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) has elected Ken Yarosh, global service line manager for the specialty chemicals business of Dow Corning (Midland, MI), to serve as Vice ...


ASTM Honors Berke with LaQue Memorial Award

ASTM International Committee G01 on Corrosion of Metals has presented the Francis L. LaQue Memorial Award to Neal Berke in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the committee and t...


Standard Sets Additive Terminology

The additive manufacturing industry can now speak the same language, with the approval of a new standard by ASTM.


Nuclear Scientist to Chair ASTM

Roger E. Stoller, Ph.D., of Oak Ridge (Tenn.) National Laboratory, has been elected 2010 chairman of the board of directors of ASTM International.


ASTM Adds Certification Programs

Venerable standards developer ASTM International has announced that it will offer certification services for materials, products, services, systems and personnel.


ASTM D-1 and Related Coatings Groups To Meet

Three ASTM International committees that write standards affecting the coatings industry will meet January 17-19, 2010.


Corrosion Terminology Standard Issued

A new standard defining corrosion terminology and identifying relevant acronyms has been issued, according to ASTM International, which developed the document with NACE International.


ASTM Panel Issues 2 New Paint Standards

An ASTM International Committee has approved two new standards regarding architectural coating touch-up properties and ink stainblocking of paint systems.


ASTM Ship Group to Meet on Environment

ASTM Committee F25 on Ships and Marine Technology will hold a seminar on Environmental Requirements for Commercial and Navy Ships for Efficient Maritime Operations and Effective Environmenta...


ASTM Requests Abstracts for Creep-Fatigue Workshop

ASTM Committee E08 on Fatigue and Fracture and its Subcommittees E08.05 on Cyclic Deformation and Fatigue Crack Formation and E08.06 on Crack Growth Behavior are looking for presenters for a...


ASTM Proposing New Traffic Standards

ASTM International Subcommittee D01.44 on Traffic Coatings, part of Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials, and Applications, is working on two proposed new standards coverin...


ASTM Presents Award of Merit

ASTM International has presented the Award of Merit to Gary A. Hayden for his service to ASTM Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel, and Related Alloys.


ASTM Releases New Building Codes

The 46th Edition of ASTM Standards in Building Codes is now available from ASTM International in print, DVD and online.


New ASTM Standard on Corrosion

ASTM International (W. Conshohocken, PA) has developed a new corrosion-related standard, G199, Guide for Electrochemical Noise Measurement.


ASTM Seeks Cavanaugh Nominees

ASTM International (West Conshohocken, PA) is seeking nominations for the William T. Cavanaugh Memorial Award.


ASTM Bestows International Merit Award

Joseph J. Peters, technical sales manager at Leneta Co., has received the ASTM International Award of Merit and accompanying title of fellow. The award is ASTM’s highest honor for individual...


ASTM Invites Participation on New Standard

ASTM International (West Conshohocken, PA) is proposing a new standard, WK21984, “Test Method for Creep-Fatigue Crack Growth Rate Testing.”


ASTM Presents Steel Committee Award

Dean C. Krouse, a metallurgical consultant, has received the ASTM International Founding Committee Award, which recognizes distinguished service to ASTM Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Ste...


ASTM Recruiting for New Sustainability Panel

ASTM International is seeking members for a new technical standards writing committee: E60 on Sustainability.


ASTM Launches Educational Campaign

ASTM International plans to launch the “Year of the Professor” campaign this year.


 
 
   

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