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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 200 sp-15  Laboratory beating of pulp (Valley beater method) (September 7, 2020)

T 213 om-15  Dirt in pulp – chart method (September 14, 2020) 

T 222 om-15  Acid-insoluble lignin in wood and pulp (September 14, 2020)             

T 248 sp-15  Laboratory beating of pulp (PFI mill method) (September 7, 2020)

T 259 om-15  Species identification of nonwood plant fibers (September 21, 2020)

T 265 cm-09  Natural dirt in wood chips  (September 21, 2020)

T 403 om-15  Bursting strength of paper  (September 7, 2020)

T 411 om-15  Thickness (caliper) of paper, paperboard, and combined board (September 7, 2020)

T 425 om-16  Opacity of paper (15/d geometry, illuminant A/2°, 89% reflectance backing and paper backing)  (September 21, 2020)

T 431 cm-10  Ink absorbency of blotting paper (August 30, 2020)

T 454 om-15  Turpentine test for voids in glassine and greaseproof papers  (September 21, 2020)

T 456 om-15  Tensile breaking strength of water-saturated paper and paperboard (“wet tensile strength”) (September 21, 2020)

T 460 om-16  Air resistance of paper (Gurley method)   (September 21, 2020)

T 541 om-15  Internal bond strength of paperboard (z-direction tensile)  (September 24, 2020)

T 563 om-15  Equivalent Black Area (EBA) and count of visible dirt in pulp, paper and paperboard by image analysis (August 30, 2020)

T 566 om-15  Bending resistance (stiffness) of paper (Taber-type tester in 0 to 10 Taber stiffness unit configuration) (September 24, 2020)

T 573 sp-15  Accelerated temperature aging of printing and writing paper by dry oven exposure apparatus (August 31, 2020)

T 650 om-15  Solids content of black liquor (September 13, 2020)

T 807 om-16  Bursting strength of linerboard  (September 21, 2020)

T 822 om-16  Ring crush of paperboard (rigid support method)  (September 21, 2020)

T 829 om-15  Score quality test (September 7, 2020)

T 1006 sp-15 Testing of fiber glass mats: use of modified TAPPI procedures for sampling and lot acceptance, stiffness, tear resistance, and thickness (September 7, 2020)

T 1008 sp-15 Test conditions for fiber glass mat test methods  (September 7, 2020)

T 1009 om-16 Tensile strength and elongation at break for fiber glass mats (September 21, 2020)

T 1011 om-15 Basis weight of fiber glass mats (September 7, 2020)

T 1013 om-15 Loss on ignition of fiber glass mats (September 7, 2020)

T 1014 om-15 Moisture sensitivity of fiber glass mats (September 24, 2020)

T 1016 om-15 Average fiber diameter of fiber glass mats (September 24, 2020)

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