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
Procedure for Utilizing Statistical Control Techniques to Monitor the Tare Weight of a Run of Boxes, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-35 (2003)

Procedure for Utilizing Statistical Control Techniques to Monitor the Tare Weight of a Run of Boxes, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-35 (2003)

Technical information papers
Rotary cutting die maintenance, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-23 (2007)

Rotary cutting die maintenance, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-23 (2007)

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
Machinery Considerations and Selection, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-06 (2007)

Machinery Considerations and Selection, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-06 (2007)

Technical information papers
Guidelines for replacement of generating bank tubes with expanded joints in two-drum boilers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-08 (2009)

Guidelines for replacement of generating bank tubes with expanded joints in two-drum boilers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-08 (2009)

Technical information papers
Paper machine shower recommendations, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-61 (2017)

Paper machine shower recommendations, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-61 (2017)

Technical information papers
Quality techniques using existing printing equipment, Technical Information Paper TIP 0306-11 (2012)

Quality techniques using existing printing equipment, Technical Information Paper TIP 0306-11 (2012)

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
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
Grinder Pulpstones - Cubical Contents, Technical Information Paper TIP 0605-01 (2004)

Grinder Pulpstones - Cubical Contents, Technical Information Paper TIP 0605-01 (2004)

Technical information papers
Physical and Chemical Properties of Magnesia-Base Pulping Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-04 (2002)

Physical and Chemical Properties of Magnesia-Base Pulping Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-04 (2002)

Technical information papers
Specific Gravity of Sodium Chloride Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-10 (2002)

Specific Gravity of Sodium Chloride Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-10 (2002)

Technical information papers
Methanol (CH3OH) safe storage and handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-25 (2012)

Methanol (CH3OH) safe storage and handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-25 (2012)

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Gaseous ozone (O3) safe handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-28 (2012)

Gaseous ozone (O3) safe handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-28 (2012)

Technical information papers
Pilot paper machines, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-16 (2013)

Pilot paper machines, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-16 (2013)

Technical information papers
Density of Chlorine Gas, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-03 (2006)

Density of Chlorine Gas, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-03 (2006)

Technical information papers
Paper machine vacuum selection factors, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-01 (2013)

Paper machine vacuum selection factors, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-01 (2013)

Technical information papers
Weld Repairs on New Suction Roll Shells, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-17 (2005)

Weld repairs on new suction roll shells, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-17 (2015)

Technical information papers
Weirs and flumes, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-10 (2012)

Weirs and flumes, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-10 (2012)