

Print this article  Send to Colleague The Standards Advisory Review Group (SARG) meeting occurred for Thursday, May 12, 2022, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (ET). This meeting was virtual only  via Zoom. SARG approval is the last step prior to publication for any new, reaffirmed or revised standards. The list below shows 37 revised/ reaffirmed Standards and 1 withdrawn Standard that were submitted to SARG and approved at its Spring 2022 Meeting: T 203 Alpha, beta, and gamma, cellulose in pulp (Reaffirmed) *T 211 Ash in wood, pulp, paper, and paperboard: combustion at 525 degrees C (Reaffirmed) T 221 Drainage time of pulp (Reaffirmed) T 231 Zerospan breaking strength of pulp (dry zerospan tensile) (Reaffirmed) T 235 Alkali solubility of pulp at 25°C (Reaffirmed) T 237 Carboxyl content of pulp (Reaffirmed) *T 252 pH and electrical conductivity of hot water extracts of pulp, paper, and paperboard (Reaffirmed) T 261 Fines fraction by weight of paper stock by wet screening (Reaffirmed) T 264 Preparation of wood for chemical analysis (Reaffirmed) *T 268 Weightvolume measurement of pulpwood (Reaffirmed) *T 400 Sampling and accepting a single lot of paper, paperboard, containerboard, or related product (Reaffirmed) T 408 Rosin in paper and paperboard (Reaffirmed) *T 412 Moisture in pulp, paper, and paperboard (Reaffirmed) T 430 Copper number of pulp, paper, and paperboard (Reaffirmed) *T 435 Hydrogen ion concentration (pH) of paper extracts (hot extraction method) (Reaffirmed) *T 456 Tensile breaking strength of watersaturated paper and paperboard (“wet tensile strength”) (Revision) T 461 Flame resistance of treated paper and paperboard (Reaffirmed) *T 489 Bending resistance (stiffness) of paper and paperboard (Tabertype tester in basic configuration) (Revision) *T 494 Tensile properties of paper and paperboard (using constant rate of elongation apparatus) (Revision) T 507 Grease resistance of flexible packaging materials (Reaffirmed) *T 509 Hydrogen ion concentration (pH) of paper extracts (cold extraction method) (Reaffirmed) T 520 Curl of gummed flat paper (Reaffirmed) *T 538 Roughness of paper and paperboard (Sheffield method) (Reaffirmed) *T 543 Bending resistance of paper (Gurleytype tester) (Reaffirmed) *T 546 Machinedirection grammage variation measurement (gravimetric method) (Reaffirmed) *T 550 Determination of equilibrium moisture in pulp, paper, and paperboard for chemical analysis (Reaffirmed) *T 555 Roughness of paper and paperboard (printsurf method) (Revision) *T 569 Internal bond strength (Scott type) (Revision) *T 610 Preparation of indicators and standard solutions (Reaffirmed) *T 646 Brightness of clay and other mineral pigments (45/0) (Reaffirmed) *T 648 Viscosity of coating clay slurry (Revision) *T 684 Gross heating value of black liquor (Reaffirmed) *T 702 Rheological measurements for characterization of polyolefins: lowdensity polyethylene (LDPE) for extrusion coating (Revision) T 820 Flexural stiffness of corrugated board (Withdrawal) *T 835 Water absorption of corrugating medium: water drop absorption test (Revision) *T 1009 Tensile Strength and elongation at break for fiber glass mats (Reaffirmed) *T 1016 Average fiber diameter of fiber glass mats (Reaffirmed) A copy of the final draft for all these Standards can be found on the SARG page. 

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