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ME 215 - Engineering Materials & Processes: Standards & Guidelines
Answer: Standards are documents that serve to formalize procedures, rules, or guidelines for industry to follow. A document that has been developed and established within the consensus principles of ASTM International, and which meets the approval requirements of ASTM procedures and regulations, can become one of ASTM International's standards.
Access to active (most current) ASTM standards documents that are updated weekly. ASTM standards provide consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services in areas such as metals, petroleum, construction, rubber, the environment and more.