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 240 Consistency (concentration) of pulp suspensions (January 20, 2019)
T 453 Effect of dry heat on properties of paper and board (January 17, 2019)
T 515 Visual grading and color matching of paper (January 17, 2019)
T 520 Curl of gummed flat paper (January 26, 2019)
T 524 Color of paper and paperboard (45/0, C/2) (January 17, 2019)
T 527 Color of paper and paperboard (d/0, C/2) (January 17, 2019)
T 545 Cross-machine grammage profile measurement (gravimetric method) (January 20, 2019)
T 572 Accelerated pollutant aging of printing and writing paper by pollution chamber exposure apparatus (January 17, 2019)


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