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The following Standards were recently published as Revised TAPPI Standards:

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

Special thanks to the SSIG members below for being the Working Group Chairs in the recently published reviews of TAPPI Standards:

Ben Frank - WGC for T 441
Todd Popson - WGC for T 515

The TAPPI Standards Department would also like to express its gratitude to all volunteers who participated in the review of those Standards as SSIG members.

Special note: Documents appearing in the TAPPI online version of the Standards and TIPs are updated once a month (usually around the 15th). So it is possible that there is a delay between the publication announcement and the posting online. If you are a subscriber to the online access to Standards and TIPs and you are in a hurry for new documents that have not yet been posted, you can send a request for TIPs to or for Standards to

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