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Listed below are TAPPI Standards that have recently gone out for ballot to the corresponding Standard-Specific Interest Group (SSIG). The date in parentheses is the closing date for voting.


T 203 cm-09 Alpha-, beta- and gamma-cellulose in pulp (March 31, 2019)

T 207 cm-08 Water solubility of wood and pulp (April 6, 2019)

T 221 cm-09 Drainage time of pulp (April 7, 2019)

T 235 cm-09 Alkali solubility of pulp at 25°C (April 12, 2019)

T 236 om-13 Kappa number of pulp (April 7, 2019)

T 249 cm-09 Carbohydrate composition of extractive-free wood and wood pulp by gas-liquid chromatography (March 31, 2019)

T 274 sp-13 Laboratory screening of pulp (MasterScreen-type instrument) (March 24, 2019)

T 428 om-13 Hot water extractable acidity or alkalinity of paper (March 31, 2019) 

T 455 sp-14 Identification of wire side of paper (April 18, 2019)

T 459 om-13 Surface strength of paper (wax pick test) (April 18, 2019)

T 494 om-13 Tensile properties of paper and paperboard (using constant rate of elongation apparatus) (April 11, 2019)

T 511 om-13 Folding endurance of paper (MIT tester) (April 18, 2019)

T 529 om-14 Surface pH measurement of paper (April 25, 2019)

T 569 om-14 Internal bond strength (Scott type) (April 18, 2019)

T 604 cm-09 Sulfur dioxide in sulfite cooking liquor (April 7, 2019)

T 656 cm-07 Measuring, sampling, and analyzing white waters (April 18, 2019)

T 804 om-12 Compression test of fiberboard shipping containers (April 19, 2019)

T 820 cm-09 Flexural stiffness of corrugated board (March 30, 2019)


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