15 Proposed Additive-Manufacturing Standards to Support Key Industry Accreditation

March 30, 2017- 15 newly-proposed standards from ASTM International’s committee on additive manufacturing (F42) will help companies in that industry comply with a new checklist for accreditation by the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP). The checklist is available through the Performance Review Read More »

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ASTM International Publishes First Papers in New Journal: Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems

  W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 7, 2017— ASTM International has published the first papers in its new online journal: Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems.  Access to papers during the journal’s inaugural year is free (here). “From dozens of submissions, we are pleased to announce the Read More »

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AFRL – Embracing Opportunity: Additive Technology for Manufacturing

  By Marisa Alia-Novobilski | Air Force Research Laboratory | Published January 06, 2017 WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s a materials scientist’s dream, but as some experts say, an engineer’s nightmare. For scientists and engineers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Read More »

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ASTM International to Host Delegation of 3D Printing Experts from Singapore

  W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., November 7, 2016— ASTM International will host a delegation of additive manufacturing professionals from Singapore, Nov. 7-12. The delegation will visit Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, and Connecticut. As part of the additive manufacturing program, the delegation will visit: ASTM’s D.C. office and Read More »

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ASTM International and ISO Unveil Framework for Creating Global Additive Manufacturing Standards

  GENEVA, Switzerland and WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pennsylvania, USA, October 6, 2016 —The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and ASTM International have jointly crafted the Additive Manufacturing Standards Development Structure, a framework which will help meet the needs for new technical standards in this fast-growing field. Read More »

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New ASTM Additive Manufacturing Standard Focuses on Directed Energy Deposition

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., October 5, 2016 — Directed energy deposition, an important metal additive manufacturing process, is now covered in an ASTM International standard. The standard (soon to be published as F3187, Guide for Directed Energy Deposition of Metals) was developed by ASTM International Committee Read More »

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New ASTM Standard Supports 3D Printing of Stainless Steel Alloys

  W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., September 27, 2016—A new ASTM International standard will help manufacturers and buyers who want to use 3D-printed stainless steel alloys, which can be made more quickly than through traditional methods.  This new specification describes chemical and mechanical requirements – as well Read More »

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ASTM International Hires Director of Additive Manufacturing Programs

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., September 23, 2016 — ASTM International has hired a technical consultant in additive manufacturing (AM) – also known as 3D printing – to support standards development and related needs in this emerging and fast-growing field. Mohsen Seifi, Ph.D., a post-doctoral research associate at Read More »

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ASTM and 3MF Sign Liaison Agreement

Cooperative Relationship Launched to Share 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing Information WAKEFIELD, Mass. & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.– June 08, 2016 — (BUSINESS WIRE) — ASTM International (ASTM) and the 3MF Consortium (3MF) signed a liaison agreement today to explore ways to collaborate and align standards and Read More »

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ASTM International Launches Year of the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME)

  SAN ANTONIO, January 27, 2016—Today, ASTM International, one of the world’s leading standards development organizations, launched the “Year of the SME: Small Business in Action” at its first major meeting of 2016. Throughout the year, ASTM will emphasize how input from small and medium-sized Read More »

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