Developing Technical Information Papers (TIPs)

How to Submit a Technical Information Paper (TIP)

Are you interested in submitting or reviewing a Technical Information Paper (TIP)? Getting started is easy, and which steps you take depend on how far along you are with your idea.

First, you can consult our complete list of subject categories for TIPs below, or view the PDF list.

If you have a general idea for a TIP, simply complete the New Idea Submission Form. We will review your idea and identify the right committee or group to work on your suggestion.

If you already have an initial draft for a TIP that contains, at minimum, a description of the scope of the document, you can send it along to standards@tappi.org. A Standards manager will then work with you to ensure the required formatting for a TIP is followed and to obtain the necessary number of reviewers as outlined in the TIPs Guidelines.

Regulations and Style Guidelines for Technical Information Papers (TIPs)

If you are already at the writing stage, we provide complete regulations and style guidelines for Technical Information Papers. These guidelines include:

  • How to write a TIP using proper terminology and format
  • How to use a checklist to ensure all required sections are included
  • How the working group chairperson and working groups fit into the process of preparing a TIP

Download the complete guidelines to learn more.

How to Review a Technical Information Paper (TIP)

You can get involved in the TIP review process by joining a Standard-Specific Interest Group (SSIG). These working groups are a great way to have discussions with experts around the world on critical processes and procedures in the industry.

All members in good standing are invited to participate in SSIGs. Each group requires a minimum of 3 members to approve the content of a TIP.

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Technical information papers
The need for planned maintenance, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-30 (2013)

The need for planned maintenance, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-30 (2013)

Technical information papers
Short-Run Statistical Process Control: A Basic Charting Method, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-70 (2006)

Short-Run Statistical Process Control: A Basic Charting Method, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-70 (2006)

Technical information papers
Recommended tensions in dryer fabrics, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-04 (2011)

Recommended tensions in dryer fabrics, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-04 (2015)

Technical information papers
Purchase order, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-07 (2007)

Purchase order, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-07 (2007)

Technical information papers
High Vacuum Sheet Dewatering, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-60 (2002)

High vacuum sheet dewatering, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-60 (2015)

Technical information papers
Guideline specification for procurement of an economizer for a recovery boiler, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-21 (2009)

Guideline specification for procurement of an economizer for a recovery boiler, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-21 (2009)

Technical information papers
Common curtain coating problems: causes, detection, and correction, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-26 (2010)

Common curtain coating problems: causes, detection, and correction, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-26 (2010)

Technical information papers
An Introduction to Centrifugal Cleaners, Technical Information Paper TIP 0508-10 (2007)

An Introduction to Centrifugal Cleaners, Technical Information Paper TIP 0508-10 (2007)

Technical information papers
Overview of the selection process for a laser engraved ceramic anilox roll, Technical Information Paper TIP 0306-17 (2009)

Overview of the selection process for a laser engraved ceramic anilox roll, Technical Information Paper TIP 0306-17 (2009)

Technical information papers
Drainage evaluation by mass measurement, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-12 (2010)

Drainage evaluation by mass measurement, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-12 (2010)

Technical information papers
Suggestions for developing a box plant quality manual, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-49 (2011)

Suggestions for developing a box plant quality manual, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-49 (2011)

Technical information papers
Conical Refining Intensity, Technical Information Paper TIP 0508-07 (2002)

Conical Refining Intensity, Technical Information Paper TIP 0508-07 (2002)

Technical information papers
Viscosity of Sodium Carbonate Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-17 (2002)

Viscosity of Sodium Carbonate Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-17 (2002)

Technical information papers
Design Engineer Decisions Tree: Paper Mill Boiler Feedwater, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-04 (2005)

Design Engineer Decisions Tree: Paper Mill Boiler Feedwater, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-04 (2005)

Technical information papers
Specific Gravity and Density of Caustic Soda Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-20 (2002)

Specific Gravity and Density of Caustic Soda Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-20 (2002)

Technical information papers
Guidelines for the design, operation, performance evaluation, and troubleshooting of a paper machine hood and air systems, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-24 (2014)

Guidelines for the design, operation, performance evaluation, and troubleshooting of a paper machine hood and air systems, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-24 (2014)

Technical information papers
Porosity Measurement of Press Felts on the Paper Machine (HSPT), Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-29 (2004) WITHDRAWN

Porosity Measurement of Press Felts on the Paper Machine (HSPT), Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-29 (2004) WITHDRAWN

Technical information papers
Introduction to the flow chart, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-26 (2008)

Introduction to the flow chart, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-26 (2008)

Technical information papers
Viscosity of Sodium Hydroxide Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-11 (2002)

Viscosity of Sodium Hydroxide Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-11 (2002)

Technical information papers
Field welding of pin studs in black liquor recovery boilers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-15 (2016)

Field welding of pin studs in black liquor recovery boilers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-15 (2016)