The Standard-Specific Interest Groups (SSIGs) for the following Standards are in need of additional members. These groups may or may not have ballots currently open.

All Standard-Specific Interest Groups (SSIG) require a minimum of 10 members in order to ballot and vote on a draft of a method. The following test methods do not have the required minimum number of member to initiate a ballot:

SSIGs that need 1 member:

T 213 om-15  Dirt in pulp - chart method
T 235 cm-09  Alkali solubility of pulp at 25°C
T 245 cm-07  Silicates and silica in pulp (wet ash method)
T 248 sp-15   Laboratory beating of pulp (PFI mill method)
T 254 cm-10  Cupriethylenediamine disperse viscosity of pulp (falling ball method)
T 258 om-16  Basic density and moisture content of pulpwood
T 573 sp-15   Accelerated temperature aging of printing and writing paper by dry oven exposure apparatus
T 829 om-15  Score quality test
T 835 om-14  Water absorption of corrugating medium: water drop absorption test
T 1215 sp-12 The determination of instrumental color differences

SSIGs that need 2 members:

T 222 om-15  Acid insoluble lignin in wood and pulp
T 504 cm-07  Glue in paper (qualitative & quantitative determination)

SSIGs that need 3 members:

T 256 cm-07  Water-soluble chlorides in pulp and paper
T 259 om-15  Species identification of nonwood plant fibers 

SSIGs that need 4 or more members:

T 223 cm-10  Pentosans in wood and pulp
T 226 cm-11  Specific external surface of pulp
T 237 cm-08  Carboxyl content of pulp
T 244 cm-11  Acid-insoluble ash in wood, pulp, paper, and paperboard
T 265 cm-09  Natural dirt in wood chips
T 267 cm-15  Compression wood identification in pulpwood
T 429 cm-10  Alpha-cellulose in paper
T 434 cm-10  Acid-soluble iron in paper
T 435 om-16  Hydrogen ion concentration (pH) of paper extracts (hot extraction method)
T 493 cm-10  Identification and determination of melamine resin in paper
T 495 cm-13  Bending number of paperboard
T 509 om-15  Hydrogen ion concentration (pH) of paper extracts (cold extraction method)
T 600 om-15  Analysis of formaldehyde in aqueous solutions and of free formaldehyde in resins
T 610 sp-15   Preparation of indicators and standard solutions
T 613 cm-10  Analysis of caustic soda
T 617 cm-10  Analysis of lime
T 618 cm-10  Analysis of limestone
T 619 cm-10  Analysis of salt cake
T 621 cm-10  Analysis of rosin
T 622 cm-10  Analysis of sodium hydrosulfite
T 628 cm-10  Analysis of rosin size
T 632 cm-11  Analysis of sodium silicate
T 699 om-09 Analysis of pulping liquors by suppressed ion chromatography  

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