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Security Engineering Standard revised to include new symbols.

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December 9, 2010 - ASTM International Committee F12 on Security Systems and Equipment invites interested parties to participate in revising ASTM F967, Practice for Security Engineering Symbols. According to F12 committee chairman Ed Conrath, ASTM F967 is being revised to incorporate latest security symbols used in engineering and security industry. Interested parties are invited to send new symbols or revised existing symbols for possible incorporation into standard.

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ASTM Committee Revises Security Engineering Standard to Include New Symbols

Press release date: December 8, 2010

Participants Solicited to Contribute Symbols W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-ASTM International Committee F12 on Security Systems and Equipment invites all interested parties to participate in the current revision of ASTM F967, Practice for Security Engineering Symbols. The standard is under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee F12.10 on Systems, Products and Services. According to Ed Conrath, senior principal, Protection Engineering Consultants, and F12 committee chairman, ASTM F967 is being revised to incorporate the latest security symbols used in the engineering and security industry. "Anyone interested is invited to send new symbols or revisions to existing symbols for possible incorporation into the standard," Conrath says. Conrath notes that high resolution files (at least 300 dpi) may be forwarded to Joseph Hugo, ASTM staff manager for F12 (jhugo@astm.org), by July 31, 2011. To purchase ASTM standards, visit www.astm.org and search by the standard designation number, or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 610-832-9585; service@astm.org). ASTM International welcomes and encourages participation in the development of its standards. For more information on becoming an ASTM member, visit www.astm.org/JOIN. 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. View this release on the ASTM Web site at www.astmnewsroom.org. ASTM Committee F12 Next Meeting: April 11-13, 2011, April Committee Week, Anaheim, Calif. Technical Contact: Ed Conrath, Protection Engineering Consultants, Bellevue, Neb., Phone: 512-380-1988, ext. 4; econrath@protection-consultants.com ASTM Staff Contact: Joseph Hugo, Phone: 610-832-9740; jhugo@astm.org ASTM PR Contact: Barbara Schindler, Phone: 610-832-9603; bschindl@astm.org

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