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 402 sp-13 Standard conditioning and testing atmospheres for paper, board, pulp handsheets, and related products (December 17, 2020)
T 459 om-13 Surface strength of paper (wax pick test) (December 17, 2020)
T 529 om-14 Surface pH measurement of paper (December 7, 2020)

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