TAPPI Standards & Methods

All TAPPI Standards, along with Technical Information Papers (TIPs) and Useful Methods (UMs), are available to our members.

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The Advantages of TAPPI Standards

  • Developed by TAPPI Members. All our Standards are developed by our members. This allows for a cross-section of expertise, from researchers to industry professionals.
  • Vigorously Peer-Reviewed. All Standards undergo both a peer-review and voting process, ensuring the highest quality results.
  • Available online, 24/7. Thanks to our online licensing system, our Standards can be accessed at any time.
  • ANSI-Certified. Our ANSI certification means that our Standards are considered as American National Standards.

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Online TAPPI Standards & TIPs

Standards can be accessed by print on demand from the TAPPI website, purchase of the Standards CD or by online subscription/license.

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The CD version, STUCD-17, remains available, but, as always, it is designed for one user on one computer. The CD is not as current as online access because online Standards can receive updates throughout the year.

Online access awards the user(s) point-and-click access, providing immediate answers anytime problems arise.

Online Individual Access

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TAPPI Standards, TIPs, and Useful Methods Individual Online subscription gives you point-and-click access to the most current TAPPI Standards, TIPs, and Useful Methods. Enjoy the convenience of online access and it’s easy to get started. All you need is a username and password. No complicated, proprietary software to learn. Simply login and you’re ready to go!

  • Up-to-date Information – Our online information is always updated with the latest Standards, TIPs, and Useful Methods.
  • Easy to Get Started – You only need a username and password
  • User Friendly – No difficult software to learn

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Online Company License

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Are you looking for an easy, hassle-free way to access our library of Standards, Technical Information Papers (TIPs) and Useful Methods (UMs)? We can provide you with a company license that will provide all your employees with up-to-date access to the most current information.

With an online company license, you can rest assured that:

  • Total, instant  access to our library of over 500 Standards, TIPs and UMs
  • Online documents always up to date
  • No need to purchase separate copies
  • Print or share any of the documents internally without having to obtain copyright release

For more information and to order a company license, contact Shayne Nicholas, snicholas@tappi.org, or by phone at (770) 209-7277.  

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