

Print this article  Send to Colleague The system for review and development of TAPPI Standards requires an announcement of review dates so that any interested TAPPI parties may access the drafts, submit comments, and/or join the StandardSpecific Interest Group (SSIG) to cast an official vote. Listed below are the 26 Standards that will be up for review in 2021. The date indicated is the target month on which the draft will be distributed to the StandardSpecific Interest Group (SSIG) for that particular Standard. Any interested individuals who wish to be part of the voting for any Standard should contact the Standards Department at TAPPI (standards@tappi.org), phone +17702097249 or fax +17704466947) and request voting membership on the corresponding SSIG prior to the target ballot date. You may also visit tappi.org/JoinStandards and complete the short form to get started. If you join the Standard Specific Interest Group for any Standard, you will receive a notice for ballot at the proper time with instructions for casting your vote and making your comments. T 559 cm12 Grease resistance test for paper and paperboard April21 T 400 sp17 Sampling and accepting a single lot of paper, paperboard, containerboard, or related product T 278 sp17 Pulp screening (Valleytype screening device) April21 T 227 om17 Freeness of pulp (Canadian standard method) April21 T 433 cm12 Water resistance of sized paper and paperboard (dry indicator method) April21 T 448 om17 Water vapor transmission rate of paper and paperboard at 23 degrees C and 50% RH April21 T 581 om17 Dry tensile properties of paper towel and tissue products (using constant rate of elongation apparatus) April21 T 413 om17 Ash in wood, pulp, paper and paperboard: combustion at 900 degrees C April21 T 838 cm12 Edge crush test using neckdown April21 T 821 om17 Pin adhesion of corrugated board by selective separation April21 T 827 om17 Box blank dimensioning April21 T 809 om17 Flat crush of corrugating medium (CMT test) April21 T 811 om17 Edgewise compressive strength of corrugated fiberboard (short column test) April21 T 810 om17 Bursting strength of corrugated board April21 T 802 om17 Drop test for fiberboard shipping containers April21 T 519 om17 Diffuse opacity of paper (d/0 paper backing) April21 T 832 om17 Water absorption of corrugating medium: float curl method October21 T 525 om17 Diffuse brightness of paper, paperboard and pulp (d/0)  ultraviolet level C October21 T 1214 sp17 Interrelation of reflectance, R0; reflectivity, R ; TAPPI opacity, C0.89; scattering, s; and absorption, k October21 T 1219 sp17 Storage of paper samples for optical measurements and color matching October21 T 204 cm17 Solvent extractives of wood and pulp October21 T 418 cm17 Organic nitrogen in paper and paperboard October21 T 234 cm12 Coarseness of pulp fibers November21 T 483 cm12 Odor of packaging materials November21 T 697 cm12 Accelerated test for viscosity stability of clay slurries November21 T 665 cm12 Analysis of talc November21
The below 27 Standards are all past due for review. The first four Standards will be opened after the new year begins. The other 23 Standards must have additional members join the SSIG prior to a ballot being opened for review. The members short are listed after each of the titles. If you would like to join one of the below SSIGs, please send an email to Standards@tappi.org or visit tappi.org/JoinStandards, complete the short form and get started! T 211 om16 Ash in wood, pulp, paper and paperboard: combustion at 525 degrees C T 412 om16 Moisture in pulp, paper, and paperboard T 476 om16 Abrasion loss of paper and paperboard (Tabertype method) T 631 om16 Microbiological enumeration of process water and slush pulp T 631 om16 Microbiological enumeration of process water and slush pulp  T 617 cm10 Analysis of lime (Need 2 more members) T 619 cm10 Analysis of salt cake (Need 3 more members) T 223 cm10 Pentosans in wood and pulp (Need 5 more members) T 429 cm10 Alphacellulose in paper (Need 6 more members) T 434 cm10 Acidsoluble iron in paper (Need 7 more members) T 493 cm10 Identification and determination of melamine resin in paper (Need 7 more members) T 509 om15 Hydrogen ion concentration (pH) of paper extracts (cold extraction method) (Need 3 more members) T 600 om15 Analysis of formaldehyde in aqueous solutions and of free formaldehyde in resins (Need 4 more members) T 610 sp15 Preparation of indicators and standard solutions (Need 4 more members) T 613 cm10 Analysis of caustic soda (Need 6 more members)T 618 cm10 Analysis of limestone (Need 6 more members) T 618 cm10 Analysis of limestone (Need 6 more members) T 621 cm10 Analysis of rosin (Need 6 more members) T 622 cm10 Analysis of sodium hydrosulfite (Need 4 more members) T 628 cm10 Analysis of rosin size (Need 6 more members) T 263 sp16 Identification of wood and fibers from conifers (Need 3 more members) T 435 om16 Hydrogen ion concentration (pH) of paper extracts (hot extraction method) (Need 5 more members) T 516 cm11 Envelope seal, seam, and window patch testing (Need 3 more members) T 632 cm11 Analysis of sodium silicate (Need 6 more members) T 226 cm11 Specific external surface of pulp (Need 4 more members) T 244 cm11 Acidinsoluble ash in wood, pulp, paper, and paperboard (Need 5 more members) T 624 cm11 Analysis of soda and sulfate white and green liquors (Need 4 more members) T 252 om16 pH and electrical conductivity of hot water extracts of pulp, paper, and paperboard (Need 2 more members) T 578 sp16 Accelerated light aging of printing and writing paper by xenonarc exposure apparatus (Need 2 more members) 

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