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
Optimum consistency for pumping pulp, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-15 (2013)

Optimum consistency for pumping pulp, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-15 (2013)

Technical information papers
Flow from a 45° Slice, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-03 (2004)

Flow from a 45° Slice, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-03 (2004)

Technical information papers
Inspection for cracking of composite tubes in black liquor recovery boilers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-30 (2012)

Inspection for cracking of composite tubes in black liquor recovery boilers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-30 (2012)

Technical information papers
Technical Information Paper - TIP 0906-01: Withdrawn - Whit

Technical Information Paper - TIP 0906-01: Withdrawn - White Water Loss Determination

Technical information papers
Technical Information Paper - Withdrawn - TIP 0418-01: Solu

Technical Information Paper - Withdrawn - TIP 0418-01: Solubility of Sodium Carbonate in Sodium Sulfide Solutions

Technical information papers
Rotating Bar Bending Fatigue Testing in a Corrosive Environm

Rotating Bar Bending Fatigue Testing in a Corrosive Environment, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-09 - "Withdrawn"

Technical information papers
Guidelines for Welding and Inspection of Stainless Alloy Pip

Guidelines for Welding and Inspection of Stainless Alloy Piping, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-26 (2005) - WITHDRAWN

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
Caustic soda (NaOH) safe storage and handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-27 (2008)

Caustic soda (NaOH) safe storage and handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-27 (2008)

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)

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
Water quality and monitoring requirements for paper mill boilers operating with high purity feedwater, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-03 (2011)

Water quality and monitoring requirements for paper mill boilers operating with high purity feedwater, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-03 (2011)

Technical information papers
Nozzle Maintenance and Clogging, Technical Information Paper TIP 0420-15 (2002)

Nozzle Maintenance and Clogging, Technical Information Paper TIP 0420-15 (2002)

Technical information papers
CALCULATION AND PARTITIONING OF VARIANCE USING PAPER MACHINE, Technical Information Paper TIP 1101-01

CALCULATION AND PARTITIONING OF VARIANCE USING PAPER MACHINE, Technical Information Paper TIP 1101-01

Technical information papers
Water treatment-related opportunities for energy conservation in a paper mill powerhouse, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-13 (2013)

Water treatment-related opportunities for energy conservation in a paper mill powerhouse, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-13 (2013)

Technical information papers
Guidelines for Procurement of Cast Stainless Steels for Large Pumps and Valves for the Pulp and Paper Industry, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-25 (2005)

Guidelines for Procurement of Cast Stainless Steels for Large Pumps and Valves for the Pulp and Paper Industry, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-25 (2005)

Technical information papers
Guidelines for inspection and nondestructive testing of paper machine dryers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-16 (2011)

Guidelines for inspection and nondestructive testing of paper machine dryers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-16 (2015)

Technical information papers
Flow from a Vertical Slice, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-02 (2004)

Flow from a Vertical Slice, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-02 (2004)

Technical information papers
Flow determination by chemical method, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-09 (2017)

Flow determination by chemical method, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-09 (2017)

Technical information papers
Guidelines for inspecting batch digesters, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-22 (2008)

Guidelines for inspecting batch digesters, Technical Information Paper TIP 0402-22 (2008)