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New or revised Technical Information Papers (Tips) and test methods.

Corrugated Containers TIPs:

* TIP 0302-04 An alternative method for designating flute sizes

Pulping and Paper Production TIPs:

* TIP 0402-16 Guidelines for inspection and nondestructive examination of paper machine dryers

* TIP 0402-29 Qualification of welding procedures for duplex stainless steels

* TIP 0404-46 Techniques for nip impressions

* TIP 0404-47 Paper machine performance guidelines

Test Methods:

* T 226 Specific external surface of pulp

* T 815 Coefficient of static friction (slide angle) of packaging and packaging materials (including shipping sack papers, corrugated and solid fiberboard) (inclined plane method)

All individual TIPs or Test Methods are available for electronic or paper delivery. For electronic delivery, the documents are e-mailed to you in PDF format. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view and print these documents. This is available free from

If you prefer hardcopy printout, these can be mailed or faxed to you. Please include the shipping and handling costs in your total.

For Individual TIPs, order Item Number: 0108 -- (Insert TIP number)

For Individual Test Methods, order Item Number: 0104T -- (Insert Test Method number)

List: US$ 15 Member: US$ 10 Shipping: US US$ 3.20 Canada: US$ 3.30 Other: US$ 8.40

The complete collection of TIPs is available in a two-volume set or on CD. The complete collection of Test Methods is available as printed book or on CD.

Call TAPPI's Service Line at 1-800-332-8686 (US), 1-800-446-9431 (Canada) or +1-770-446-1400 for an index or to place an order or visit our website at and order online.

Withdrawal of Test Methods

The following Test Methods have been withdrawn by the Quality and Standards Management Committee due to lack of progress in its review:

* T 539 cm-88 "Determination of Extruded Polymers and the Resulting Adhesion to Porous Substrates"

* T 837 pm-95 "Measuring the Bond Strength of a Glued Manufacturer's Joint"

* T 273 pm-95 "Wet Zero-Span Tensile Strength of Pulp"

The test method guidelines allow for reinstatement of withdrawn methods if properly reviewed by the responsible Standard-Specific Interest Group. If you have an interest in working on reinstatement of this method, please contact Charles Bohanan (, or phone at +1 770-209-7276) at TAPPI.

Withdrawal of Technical Information Papers

The following Technical Information Papers (TIPs) have been withdrawn by the Quality and Standards Management Committee (Q&SMC) of the Board of Directors due to their lack of timely review by the responsible technical committee:

* TIP 0106-08 "Specialty coating pigments index"

* TIP 0106-04 "Guidelines for reporting of SQC data by pigment supplier to the paper and paperboard industries"

* TIP 0106-03 "Physical properties of anatase slurry"

* TIP 0106-07 "Titanium dioxide pigment index"

* TIP 0108 01 "Printing terminology"

* TIP 0308-02 "Edge crush comparison, waxed vs. neckdown"

* TIP 0404-06 "Drying and related ventilating terminology"

* TIP 0404-21 "Felt record book"

* TIP 0404-22 "Press section economic evaluation"

* TIP 0404-31 "Recommended dryer differential pressures"

* TIP 0506-02 "Papermaker's alum-properties"

* TIP 0508-05 "Refiner plate intensity"

* TIP 0606-22 "Measurement of bleached pulp color"

* TIP 0606-13 "Specific gravity of sodium chlorate solutions"

* TIP 1102-01 "Regulating systems: definition of terms"

* TIP 1102-02 "Environmental factors affecting the performance of regulating systems"

* TIP 1205-01 "Acrylic fibers for nonwovens"

The TIP guidelines allow for reinstatement of these TIPs if properly reviewed by a technical working group of TAPPI members. If you have an interest in working on reinstatement of any of these documents, please contact Charles Bohanan (, or phone at +1 770-209-7276) at TAPPI.
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