Archive | Advertise | October 2013

Print Print this article | Send to Colleague

The next meeting of the Standards Advisory Review Group (SARG) is scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 1:30 pm EASTERN time, at TAPPI Headquarters.  SARG approval is the last step prior to publication for any new or revised standard.

In order to act on any appeals from TAPPI members relevant to the standards up for approval, the SARG meeting is open to anyone for participation. The agenda has been posted on the TAPPI SARG page and is shown below. If you would like to participate in the SARG meeting by conference call, please send a message before November 5, 2013, to


Standards Advisory Review Group
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
1:30 pm (EASTERN time)
TAPPI Headquarters
Atlanta, GA

I. Welcome and introductions
II. Antitrust Statement
III. Approval of Agenda
IV. Approval of Minutes from April 30, 2013
V. Standards ready for final approval (* indicates standards eligible for submission as American National Standards)

  1. *T 494 "Tensile properties of paper and paperboard (using constant rate of elongation apparatus)"
  2. *T 511 "Folding endurance of paper (MIT tester)"
  3. T 210 "Sampling and testing wood pulp shipments for moisture"
  4. *T 236 "Kappa number of pulp"
  5. *T 459 "Surface strength of paper (wax pick test)"
  6. *T 812 "Ply separation of solid and corrugated fiberboard (wet)"
  7. *T 524 "Color of paper and paperboard (45/0, C/2)"
  8. *T 527 "Color of paper and paperboard (d/0, C/2)"
  9. *T 836 "Bending stiffness, four point method"
  10. *T 808 "Flat crush test of corrugated board (flexible beam method)"
  11. T 577 "Score bend test"

VI. Other business
VII. Next meeting
VIII. Adjournment

TAPPI Standards guidelines require that all TAPPI members receive notification of any proposed new Standard or TIPs. This message is being sent to you because you are a TAPPI member; have purchased TIPs or Standards products from TAPPI; or because you have previously expressed interest in this topic.


TAPPI is the leading technical association for the worldwide pulp, paper and converting industry.
15 Technology Parkway South | Norcross, GA 30092 |
1-800-332-8686 (US) | 1-800-446-9431 (Canada) | +1-770-446-1400 (Worldwide)