ASTM International, AATCC partner
April 11, 2017,
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — ASTM International and the American Assn. of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) announced a collaboration to bring together textiles standards and other offerings in one online platform, Compass.
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The new package includes over 125 AATCC test methods, procedures and monographs in both PDF and HTML formats. It can be expanded to include ASTM International textile offerings, including Section 7 of its "Book of Standards," as well as proficiency testing and training programs. Alternatively, the AATCC package can be added to an existing Compass subscription of textile standards and other documents.
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Subscribers will also have access through PDF and HTML to two AATCC compilations of provisional technical documents:
• "Concept 2 Consumer Technical Supplement: A Compilation of Procedures and Guidelines"
• "Moisture Management Technical Supplement: Applicable to Apparel, Linens and Soft Goods"
Through Compass, AATCC standards now feature:
• ability to add notes and attach pertinent files within each standard
• interaction down to the section level
• bookmarking for easy retrieval
• ability to form project teams related to the standards
• an optional tool (SpecBuilder) to manage internal company specifications
• optional training modules and videos
• optional access to thousands of peer-reviewed papers and books in the ASTM International Digital Library
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