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 [link]. 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
Troubleshooting cross-machine direction moisture profile problems, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-57 (2010)

Troubleshooting cross-machine direction moisture profile problems, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-57 (2010)

Technical information papers
Press roll cover application guidelines, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-37 (2009)

Press roll cover application guidelines, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-37 (2009)

Technical information papers
Relative Enthalpy (Heat Content) of Sodium Hydroxide Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-08 (2002)

Relative Enthalpy (Heat Content) of Sodium Hydroxide Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-08 (2002)

Technical information papers
Sampling procedures for biomass fuel for boiler performance testing, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-17 (2008)

Sampling procedures for biomass fuel for boiler performance testing, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-17 (2008)

Technical information papers
Guidelines for operating and maintenance practices impacting an economizer on a recovery boiler, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-22 (2009)

Guidelines for operating and maintenance practices impacting an economizer on a recovery boiler, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-22 (2009)

Technical information papers
Guidelines for evaluation of liquid ring vacuum pump performance, Technical Information Paper TIP 0420-12 (2012)

Guidelines for evaluation of liquid ring vacuum pump performance, Technical Information Paper TIP 0420-12 (2012)

Technical information papers
Catalog of stock prep pilot plants, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-20 (2016)

Catalog of stock prep pilot plants, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-20 (2016)

Technical information papers
Use of ceramics on the forming section: diagnosing and preventing forming fabric wear, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-19 (2011)

Use of ceramics on the forming section: diagnosing and preventing forming fabric wear, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-19 (2011)

Technical information papers
Press fabric record book, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-21 (2013)

Press fabric record book, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-21 (2013)

Technical information papers
Forming section monitoring, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-14 (2016)

Forming section monitoring, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-14 (2016)

Technical information papers
Evaluating Reverse Osmosis for Treating Makeup to the Boiler Feedwater in a Pulp and Paper Mill, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-07 (2006)

Evaluating reverse osmosis for treating makeup to the boiler feedwater in a pulp and paper mill, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-07 (2015)

Technical information papers
Weight of Newsprint Rolls, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-11 (2003)

Weight of Newsprint Rolls, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-11 (2003)

Technical information papers
Response to Contamination of High Purity Boiler Feedwater, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-05 (2005)

Response to Contamination of High Purity Boiler Feedwater, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-05 (2005)

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
Guidelines for Side-Entering Stock Agitators, Technical Information Paper TIP 0420-13 (2005)

Guidelines for side-entering stock agitators, Technical Information Paper TIP 0420-13 (2015)

Technical information papers
Water quality guidelines and monitoring requirements for paper mill boilers operating with softened makeup water, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-14 (2011)

Water quality guidelines and monitoring requirements for paper mill boilers operating with softened makeup water, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-14 (2011)

Technical information papers
Recovery boiler sootblowers: practical guidelines, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-20 (2009)

Recovery boiler sootblowers: practical guidelines, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-20 (2009)

Technical information papers
Recovery boiler energy efficiency improvements, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-16 (2008)

Recovery boiler energy efficiency improvements, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-16 (2008)

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
Through drying, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-25 (2014)

Through drying, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-25 (2014)