Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI)
Standards and technical papers used in the production of paper and related products from TAPPI.
The Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) creates standards and technical information papers used in the measurement, evaluation and description of pulp, paper and related products.
TAPPI Standards may be in the form of Test Methods or as other documents (including specifications, guidelines, glossaries, practices, etc.) that have been developed as TAPPI Standards through the consensus of a technical working group (defined in the guidelines as Standard-Specific Interest Groups) acting in accordance with the procedures described in the guidelines. TAPPI standards also apply to raw materials used in manufacture, use or in scientific investigations of any paper products.
TAPPI Technical Information Papers (TIPs) are documents containing specialized information (e.g., data, software, calculations) used in the manufacture, evaluation and description of pulp, paper and related products and are written in a standardized format, which is readily useable by the industry. TIPs may contain testing procedures or methods used to evaluate equipment but do not contain pulp and paper testing procedures or test methods.