Developing TAPPI Standards

Standards are of the utmost importance in the pulp, paper and converting industries as they have a serious impact on business and trade. As a member, you are eligible to get involved in the process of developing new Standards for the industry.

How to Propose new Standards

Are you interested in proposing a new Standard? We encourage members to consult our complete list of subject categories for Standards below, or view the PDF list.

If you have a general idea for a Standard, you can 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 further along, you can send an initial draft to standards@tappi.org. A Standards manager will then work with you to develop a Standard-Specific Interest Group (SSIG) for the new Standard. This will set in motion the development and review process, which is described in the Standards Guidelines.

TAPPI Standards Guidelines

If you are at the writing stage, or if you are the chairperson of a Standards working group, you can download a copy of our Regulations and Style Guidelines.

In this manual, you will find:

  • How to write a Standard Test Method using proper terminology and format
  • How to write TAPPI Standard Specifications, Glossaries and Guidelines using proper terminology and format
  • What requirements exist for precision statements in Official and Provisional Test Methods
  • A checklist to make sure all required sections have been included in a Standard draft
  • How working group chairperson, working groups and Standard-Specific Interest Groups (SSIGs) fit into the process of preparing a Standard
  • How the balloting process works
  • How to resolve comments and negative votes

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Effect of Chemical Surface Treatment and Calender Parameters on the Two-Sidedness of SC Paper, 2005 TAPPI Coating Conference

Effect of Chemical Surface Treatment and Calender Parameters on the Two-Sidedness of SC Paper, 2005 TAPPI Coating Conference

Mixing, Retention and Washing, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Mixing, Retention and Washing, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Positive Displacement Reservoir Breathers: An Active Method of Removing Moisture from Hydaulic Fluids, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Positive Displacement Reservoir Breathers: An Active Method of Removing Moisture from Hydaulic Fluids, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Ozone, Enzymes & TCF, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Ozone, Enzymes & TCF, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Recent Advances in the Commercialization of NIR (Near-Infrared) Based Analyzers in the Pulping and Recovery Area, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Recent Advances in the Commercialization of NIR (Near-Infrared) Based Analyzers in the Pulping and Recovery Area, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Overview of Comments on EPA Draft National Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) Implementation Guidance, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Overview of Comments on EPA Draft National Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) Implementation Guidance, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Specificity of Kraft Pulp Bleaching With Xylanase-A Key Factor in Cost Benefit Analysis, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Specificity of Kraft Pulp Bleaching With Xylanase-A Key Factor in Cost Benefit Analysis, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

GRIâ??s Fibrous Filler Technology, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

GRI’s Fibrous Filler Technology, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

The Influence of Kraft Cooking Conditions on Fiber Charge of the Flowing Peroxide Bleaching, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

The Influence of Kraft Cooking Conditions on Fiber Charge of the Flowing Peroxide Bleaching, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Reducing Mill Energy Costs with Compact Heat Exchangers and Condensers, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Reducing Mill Energy Costs with Compact Heat Exchangers and Condensers, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Kinetics of the Direct Causticizing Reaction Between Black Liquor and Titanates During Low Temperature Gasification, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Kinetics of the Direct Causticizing Reaction Between Black Liquor and Titanates During Low Temperature Gasification, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

U.S. Hardwood Fiber Demand and Supply Situation: Globalization and Structural Change, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

U.S. Hardwood Fiber Demand and Supply Situation: Globalization and Structural Change, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Applications of Best Available Technologies (Bat) For Integrated Environmental Management, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Applications of Best Available Technologies (Bat) For Integrated Environmental Management, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Discovery and Development of Advanced Enzyme Products to Meet the Needs of the Pulp and Paper Industry, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Discovery and Development of Advanced Enzyme Products to Meet the Needs of the Pulp and Paper Industry, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Development of Bending Stiffness Sensor for Automated Sorting of Recovered Paper, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Development of Bending Stiffness Sensor for Automated Sorting of Recovered Paper, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Poplar Breeding for Superior Papermaking Fibers, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Poplar Breeding for Superior Papermaking Fibers, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Medium Consistency Oxygen Delignification Performed with a Hydro Dynamics Controlled Cavitation Reactor, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Medium Consistency Oxygen Delignification Performed with a Hydro Dynamics Controlled Cavitation Reactor, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Optimal Kappa Cooking - a Versatile Tool to Improve Both Cost and Fiber Quality Performance of a Bleached Kraft Mill, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Optimal Kappa Cooking - a Versatile Tool to Improve Both Cost and Fiber Quality Performance of a Bleached Kraft Mill, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Process Control, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Process Control, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Mill Trial on Low Pressure Sootblower Performance in a Recovery Boiler, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference

Mill Trial on Low Pressure Sootblower Performance in a Recovery Boiler, 2005 Engineering, Pulping & Environmental Conference