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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Tensile strength and elongation at break for fiber glass mats, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1009 om-10

Tensile strength and elongation at break for fiber glass mats, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1009 om-10

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Test Method T 1010 om-92 "Withdrawn - Flexibility Index of F

Test Method T 1010 om-92 "Withdrawn - Flexibility Index of Fiber Glass Mats"

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Basis weight of fiber glass mats, Test Method T 1011 om-15

Basis weight of fiber glass mats, Test Method T 1011 om-15

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Moisture sensitivity of fiber glass mats, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1014 om-10

Moisture sensitivity of fiber glass mats, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1014 om-10

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Average fiber diameter of fiber glass mats, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1016 om-15

Average fiber diameter of fiber glass mats, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1016 om-15

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Interlaboratory evaluation of test methods to determine repeatability and reproducibility, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1200 sp-19

Interlaboratory evaluation of test methods to determine TAPPI repeatability and reproducibility, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1200 sp-19

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Light sources for evaluating papers including those containing fluorescent whitening agents, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1212 sp-12

Light sources for evaluating papers including those containing fluorescent whitening agents, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1212 sp-12

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Training standard for paper machine tender, Standard Guideline Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1501 sg-18

Training standard for paper machine tender, Standard Guideline Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 1501 sg-18

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Solvent Extractives of Wood and Pulp, Test Method T 204 cm-17

Solvent Extractives of Wood and Pulp, Test Method T 204 cm-17

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Ash in wood, pulp, paper and paperboard: combustion at 525°C, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 211 om-12

Ash in wood, pulp, paper and paperboard: combustion at 525°C, Test Method TAPPI/ANSI T 211 om-12