ASTM International

Relationship to GA:
ASTM International is globally recognized in the development of voluntary consensus standards. Today, over 12,000 ASTM standards are used to improve product quality, enhance safety, strengthen market access and trade, and build consumer confidence. ASTM welcomes and encourages participation from around the world. Through their 150 technical standards-writing committees, they serve a broad range of industries: aerospace, infrastructure, public safety personnel, additive manufacturing, robotics, aviation fuels, and many more. From an aviation infrastructure perspective, ASTM standards support international codes, construction, public safety personnel, and insurance requirements. Their Centers of Excellence for Additive Manufacturing and Exo Technologies are supporting critical research to support aviation manufacturing.

Related Committees:
F37 – Light Sport Aircraft 
F38 – Unmanned Aircraft Systems 
F39 – Aircraft Systems  
F44 – General Aviation Aircraft  
F46 – Aerospace Personnel 
D02 – Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels, and Lubricants
D30 – Composite Materials  
E07 – Nondestructive Testing  
F42 – Additive Manufacturing  
B09 – Metal Powders 
Membership: Annual membership fees are $75 per year per person.
Voting: One vote per company.
Standards Access: Available online; approximate cost per standards $40-$80. Free to members.

Additional Resources:
Interlaboratory Study Program Resources
Emerging Professionals Program

Additive-Manufacturing Sector Overview
Keeping Aircraft Safe – Sector Overview
ASTM and the Metals Industry: Partners in Long-Term Success – Sector Overview
A Technical Foundation for Unmanned Aircraft – Sector Overview
Virtual Classroom for Members – Online training
AM COE – Additive Manufacturing
ET COE – Exo Technologies

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