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New or Revised Standards, TIPs, and Useful Methods


T 210 cm-13 "Sampling and testing wood pulp shipments for moisture" (Revision)

T 236 om-13 "Kappa number of pulp" (Revision)

T 459 om-13 "Surface strength of paper (wax pick test)" (Revision)

T 494 om-13 "Tensile properties of paper and paperboard (using constant rate of elongation apparatus)" (Revision)

T 511 om-13 "Folding endurance of paper (MIT tester)" (Revision)

T 524 om-13 "Color of paper and paperboard (45/0, C/2)" (Revision)

T 527 om-13 "Color of paper and paperboard (d/0, C/2)" (Revision)

T 577 om-13 "Score bend test" (Revision)

T 808 om-13 "Flat crush test of corrugated board (flexible beam method)" (Revision)

T 812 om-13 "Ply separation of solid and corrugated fiberboard (wet)" (Revision)

T 836 om-13 "Bending stiffness, four point method" (Revision)

TIP 0305-30 "The need for planned maintenance" (Revision)

TIP 0404-17 "Recommended minimum dryer pocket air requirements" (Revision)

TIP 0404-18 "Measurement of dryer condensing rates (vertical separator method)" (Revision)

TIP 0404-21 "Press fabric record book" (Revision)

TIP 0404-22 "Press section economic evaluation" (Revision)

TIP 0404-27 "Press fabric dewatering and conditioning - suction box (Uhle box) design and vacuum requirements" (Revision)

TIP 0404-36 "Paper grade classifications" (Revision)

TIP 0404-41 "Granite roll material and surface requirements" (Revision)

TIP 0404-43 "Water permeability of press fabrics" (Revision)

TIP 0404-51 "Paper machine clothing cleaning and conditioning for recycled fiber use" (Revision)

TIP 0425-02 "Inspection guidelines for yankee hood systems" (New)

TIP 0416-13 "Water treatment-related opportunities for energy conservation in a paper mill powerhouse" (Revision)

TIP 0606-23 "Bleach plant washer efficiency guide" (Revision)

Special note:  Documents appearing in the TAPPI online version of the Standards and TIPs are updated once a month (usually around the 15th). So it is possible that there is a delay between the publication announcement and the posting online. If you are a subscriber to the online access to Standards and TIPs and you are in a hurry for new documents that have not yet been posted, you can send a request to

TAPPI Standards in Ballot

The TAPPI Standards regulations require public review of standards that are up for ballot. TAPPI members can view any drafts that are in ballot by logging in to the TAPPI web site (, clicking on "My TAPPI," and then clicking on the "Standards Public Draft Review" link on the left side of the page. If you would like to review and comment on any draft and are not a member of the corresponding Standard-Specific Interest Group (SSIG), you may view the draft on line or you may request a copy of the draft being balloted by writing to TAPPI members may join SSIGs as permanent members; go to the Subject Category page to download forms for this purpose. Nonmembers of TAPPI may join any SSIG as a voting member; to do so, send a message to to receive a copy of the draft and a ballot.

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 458 "Surface wettability of paper (angle of contact method)" (December 2, 2013)

T 573 "Accelerated temperature aging of printing and writing paper by dry oven exposure apparatus" (December 6, 2013)

T 409 "Machine direction of paper and paperboard" (December 13, 2013)

T 448 "Water vapor transmission rate of paper and paperboard at 23 degrees C and 50% RH" (December 20, 2013)

T NEW (WI 3021) "Nanocellulose nomenclature and terminology" (December 23, 2013)

T 455 "Identification of wire side of paper" (January 2, 2014)

T 278 "Pulp screening (Valley-type screening device)" (January 3, 2014)

Special note about the online balloting system: TAPPI has been experiencing some problems on its website with the online system for balloting. The problem may or may not have been corrected by the time of the publication fo this edition of the STAR newsletter.

If you are a TAPPI member and expderience problems trying to access drafts and vote on line, send a message to and request that a copy of the draft be sent to you. then you can vote by replying to the email. We apologize for the inconvenience.


General Announcements

Getting started is easy. Do you have just a general idea for a standard, or are you farther along and have a substantial draft? If you just have a general idea for a standard or TIP, complete the New Idea Submission Form. TAPPI will review your idea and identify an appropriate committee or group to work on your suggestion. If you are further along, send an initial draft to From there, the TAPPI Standards Manager will guide you through the appropriate process to finalize and approve the new document.
Plans are already underway for the 100th Anniversary of TAPPI, which will be observed during the 2015 PaperCon Conference in Atlanta, April 19-22.2015.

As part of the celebration, TAPPI and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have invited ISO Technical Committee TC 6 and its subcommittees and working groups to hold its 2015 meeting during the PaperCon week.

To keep up with the 100th Anniversary plans, there's a special website: On this site you can also sign up for the special newsletter for this event.
Acronyms You May Need to Know

For details on these commonly-used acronyms in the development of TAPPI Standards and TIPs, please see the Standards Guidelines and the TIP Guidelines, or send your questions to

TIP = Technical Information Paper
Q&SMC = Quality and Standards Management Committee
SSIG = Standard-Specific Interest Group
SARG = Standards Advisory Review Group
WI = Work Item
WG = Working Group
WGC = Working Group Chairman
om = Official Method
pm = Provisional Method
sp = Standard Practice
cm = Classical Method
ss = Standard Specification
sg = Standard Guideline
gl = Standard Glossary
wd = Withdrawn Standard
UM = Useful Method

Searching and Ordering TAPPI Standards, TIPs, and Useful Methods

Details on how to search and order TAPPI Standards, TIPs and Useful Methods can be found on the TAPPI website's Search and Order page.

For Individual TIPs, order Item Number: 0108____ (Insert TIP number)

For Individual Standards, order Item Number: 0104T____ (Insert Standard number)

For individual Useful Methods, order Item Number 0104UM____ (insert UM number)

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The 2013 collection of Standards, TIPs, and UMs, published in March of 2013 (product code STUCD-13), is available on CD. An Individual or Company License for access to the continually updated collection of Standards, TIPs, and UMs via the web is the best way to always have a current set of documents accessible. A print-on-demand version of either the Standards, TIPs, or UMs, current and updated as of the date printed, is also available.

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