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ASTM International releases welding standards publication.

Press Release Summary:

November 28, 2008 - ASTM Standards for Welding incorporates all 59 active ASTM standards referenced by the American Welding Society: Structural Welding Code D1.1, which covers welded structures made from carbon and low-alloy steels. Resources are included to help quality professionals, inspectors, supervisors, engineers, and managers with interpreting the specification and test methods used in the AWS industrial code. The publication is available in print or on CD-ROM.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

New Publication on ASTM Standards for Welding Now Available

Press release date: November 26, 2008

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 26 November 2008 - A new one-of-a-kind publication is now available from ASTM International. ASTM Standards for Welding includes all 59 active ASTM International standards referenced by the American Welding Society: Structural Welding Code D1.1, which covers any type of welded structure made from the commonly used carbon and low-alloy steels. ASTM Standards for Welding is an excellent companion for AWS Code D1.1, and provides the resources to guide and assist quality professionals, inspectors, supervisors and quality conscious engineers and managers with interpreting the specification and test methods used in the AWS industrial code. Copies of ASTM Standards for Welding are available in print (540 pages, soft cover, 8.5" x 11"; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8000-0; stock #WELDING08) and on CD-ROM (ISBN: 978-0-8031-8001-7; stock WELDINGCD08) for $479. Contact: ASTM Customer Service (phone: 610-832-9585; fax: 610-832-9555; service@astm.org) or visit www.astm.org. Established in 1898, ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions around the globe Press Contact:
Marsha Firman
610-832-9612
mfirman@astm.org

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