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Here is the list of TAPPI Standards recently approved as American National Standards

New American National Standards:
T 843 om-20 Fluted edge crush of corrugating medium (rigid support method)

Approved reaffirmation of current American National Standards:
T 455 sp-20 Identification of wire side of paper
T 845 om-20 Wet pin adhesion of corrugated board by selective separation
T 1205 sp-20 Dealing with suspect (outlying) test determinations

Approved revision of current American National Standards:
T 804 om-20 Compression test of fiberboard shipping containers

These announcements will be published in ANSI Standards Action on June 19, 2020. These Standards will be available on by June 22, 2020.

Special note: The following Standards have been approved for publication at the Spring 2020 SARG meeting as reaffirmations. However, they represent revisions of the listed Standards. Due to this misclassification, the documents will be re-submitted to SARG for a new approval:

T 441 om-20 Water absorptiveness of sized (non-bibulous) paper, paperboard, and corrugated fiberboard (Cobb test)
T 515 om-20 Visual grading and color matching of paper

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