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 [email protected]. 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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Books
How to Write What People Like to Read

How to Write What People Like to Read

Nanotechnology

The Nanotechnology Industry is focused on advancing the responsible and sustainable production and use of renewable nanomaterials.

Events
2019 International Nanotechnology Conference for Renewable Materials

This is the conference to attend if you work, conduct research, or use nanotechnology in any renewable materials

Webinars
Cellulose Nanomaterials: Measurement Needs and Potential Solutions

As global efforts continue to discover new applications for cellulose nanomaterials, commercial production and processing of these materials will have unique measurement needs. 

Webinars
Nanocellulose: The Road to Commercialization - Opportunities and Recommendations for Researchers, Producers, and End Users

This webinar is presented by Jack Miller, Market-Intell LLC – and brought to you by the Nanotechnology Division 

 

Webinars
Nanocellulose in the Formulation of Emulsions and Formulation-Composition Maps

Cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) and naocrystals (CNC) are high aspect nanomaterials that can form structured networks. Taking advantage of this property, I will introduce novel approaches to wood deconstruction for the development of CNF and CNC. They mainly consist of microemulsions with super-solubilizing power and ultralow interfacial tension. Further, the unique properties of fluid multiphase systems will be exploited in the synthesis of various types of emulsions.

Webinars
Overview, Properties and Opportunities for Nanocellulose

The forest products industry has a unique opportunity that is unfolding: the production of renewable and sustainable nanomaterials for a broad range of applications. Commercialization of this technology will preserve existing jobs, allowing our mature industry to remain competitive.

Webinars
Roadmap for the Safe and Sustainable Commercialization of Nanocellulose

This webinar described the development of an environmental health and safety roadmap for nanocellulose to ensure commercialization opportunities are informed by state of the art testing and analysis demonstrating the safety of consumer and related products containing nanocellulose.

Webinars
How to Use Rheology to Characterize and Formulate Nanofiber Based Materials

Presenter: Yaman Boluk, University of Alberta

Webinars
Processing of nanocellulose based polymer nanocomposites

A webinar on the Processing of nanocellulose based polyer nanocomposites. The presentation covered the different strategies reported in the literature to process polymer nanocomposites reinforced when nanocellulose are presented.

Webinars
Responsive Cellulose Nanocrystal Composites

Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) are high-aspect ratio, mechanically stiff fibers which can serve as both a bio-renewable reinforcing agent in nanocomposites as well as a handle for adding stimuli responsiveness.

Webinars
Nanocellulose based materials for barrier and antibacterial packages

This presentation provides an overview of the potential of nanocellulose (functionalized or not) in packaging materials like fibre-based materials or nanocomposites. The main focus is on industrialization of nanocellulose and their uses in biobased materials for imp

Nano-Composite Polymer Optical Coatings, 2007 PLACE Conference

Nano-Composite Polymer Optical Coatings, 2007 PLACE Conference

Webinars
Transforming Cellulose Nanocrystals into Sustainable Products through Surface Engineering

This webinar is presented by Emily D. Cranston, McMaster University– and brought to you by the Nanotechnology Division 

 

Webinars
Nanotechnology in Fibrous Materials: 101

This presentation will provide an overview of the field and discuss new applications that have evolved in connection with developing nonwoven fibrous materials, performance clothing and protective textiles. The environment and health impacts of nanotechnology and science will also be examined.

Webinars
High performance cement via cellulose nanocrystal addition

This webinar is presented by Professor Jeffery Youngblood, Purdue University . 

Books
Applied Nanotechnology: The conversion of Research Results to Products , Second Edition

Applied Nanotechnology: The conversion of Research Results to Products , Second Edition

Conference papers
Influence of fibrillation degree & surface grafting of micro-fibrillated cellulose on their rheological behavior in aqueous suspension, 2010 TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for th

Influence of fibrillation degree & surface grafting of micro-fibrillated cellulose on their rheological behavior in aqueous suspension, 2010 TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Product Industry

Conference papers
Applications of nanofibrillated cellulose in polymer composites, 2010 TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Product Industry

Applications of nanofibrillated cellulose in polymer composites, 2010 TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Product Industry

Conference papers
2009 Int'l Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry

2009 Int'l Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry