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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 220 sp-16 Physical testing of pulp handsheets (October 12, 2020)
T 245 cm-07 Silicates and silica in pulp (wet ash method) (October 24, 2020)
T 255 cm-07 Water-soluble sulfates in pulp and paper (October 25, 2020)
T 256 cm-07 Water-soluble chlorides in pulp and paper (October 25, 2020)

T 408 cm-07 Rosin in paper and paperboard (October 25, 2020)
T 428 om-13 Hot water extractable acidity or alkalinity of paper (October 29, 2020)
T 430 cm-09 Copper number of pulp, paper, and paperboard (October 12, 2020)
T 489 om-15 Bending resistance (stiffness) of paper and paperboard (Taber-type tester in basic configuration) (October 12, 2020)

T 504 cm-07 Glue in paper (qualitative and quantitative determination) (October 25, 2020)
T 538 om-16 Roughness of paper and paperboard (Sheffield method) (October 12, 2020)
T 543 om-16 Bending resistance of paper (Gurley-type tester) (October 12, 2020)
T 556 om-16 Bending resistance of paper and paperboard by single-point bending methods (October 12, 2020)
T 564 sp-16 Transparent chart for the estimation of defect size (October 12, 2020)

T 602 cm-06 Analysis of sulfuric acid (October 25, 2020)
T 611 cm-07 Analysis of bleaching powder, calcium hypochlorite bleach liquor, and bleach sludge (October 26, 2020)
T 699 om-09 Analysis of pulping liquors by suppressed ion chromatography (October 30, 2020)

T 831 om-14 Water absorption of corrugating medium: water drop penetration test (October 29, 2020)

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