Not-for-profit organization that provides a forum for the development and publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems and services.
ASTM - A nonprofit industry wide organization that formulates test methods and material specifications, and publishes standards, testing methods, recommended practices, definitions, and other materials.
ASTM establishes standards, practices, and guides for materials, products, systems, and services. It operates through 170 technical committees. ASTM has developed more than 9000 standard test methods, specifications, classifications, definitions, recommended practices, and guides now used in many industries. Most test methods for solvents were developed by ASTM through â€œround robinâ€ cooperative activities involving industry and academic experts.