Developing Technical Information Papers (TIPs)

How to Submit a Technical Information Paper (TIP)

Are you interested in submitting or reviewing a Technical Information Paper (TIP)? Getting started is easy, and which steps you take depend on how far along you are with your idea.

First, you can consult our complete list of subject categories for TIPs below, or view the PDF list.

If you have a general idea for a TIP, simply complete the New Idea Submission Form [link]. We will review your idea and identify the right committee or group to work on your suggestion.

If you already have an initial draft for a TIP that contains, at minimum, a description of the scope of the document, you can send it along to standards@tappi.org. A Standards manager will then work with you to ensure the required formatting for a TIP is followed and to obtain the necessary number of reviewers as outlined in the TIPs Guidelines.

Regulations and Style Guidelines for Technical Information Papers (TIPs)

If you are already at the writing stage, we provide complete regulations and style guidelines for Technical Information Papers. These guidelines include:

  • How to write a TIP using proper terminology and format
  • How to use a checklist to ensure all required sections are included
  • How the working group chairperson and working groups fit into the process of preparing a TIP

Download the complete guidelines to learn more.

How to Review a Technical Information Paper (TIP)

You can get involved in the TIP review process by joining a Standard-Specific Interest Group (SSIG). These working groups are a great way to have discussions with experts around the world on critical processes and procedures in the industry.

All members in good standing are invited to participate in SSIGs. Each group requires a minimum of 3 members to approve the content of a TIP.

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Technical information papers
Corrugator bearing clearance checks and their impact, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-47 (2012)

Corrugator bearing clearance checks and their impact, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-47 (2012)

Technical information papers
Calibration of flexible beam crush tester, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-20 (2009)

Calibration of flexible beam crush tester, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-20 (2009)

Technical information papers
Computer assisted mounting systems, TIP 0306-02 (2017)

Computer assisted mounting systems, TIP 0306-02 (2017)

Technical information papers
Statistical process control pin adhesion, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-23 (2008)

Statistical process control pin adhesion, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-23 (2008)

Technical information papers
Viscosity reading procedure for flexographic corrugated inks, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-18 (2010)

Viscosity reading procedure for flexographic corrugated inks, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-18 (2010)

Technical information papers
Splicer Defects and Cures, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-31 (2013)

Splicer Defects and Cures, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-31 (2013)

Technical information papers
Cleaning anilox rolls: procedures and options, Technical Information Paper TIP 0306-18 (2012)

Cleaning anilox rolls: procedures and options, Technical Information Paper TIP 0306-18 (2012)

Technical information papers
Drying and curing techniques for in-line flexographic printing, Technical Information Paper TIP 0306-06 (2007)

Drying and curing techniques for in-line flexographic printing, Technical Information Paper TIP 0306-06 (2007)

Technical information papers
Common curtain coating problems: causes, detection, and correction, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-26 (2010)

Common curtain coating problems: causes, detection, and correction, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-26 (2010)

Technical information papers
Material handling considerations for flexo folder gluers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-54 (2014)

Material handling considerations for flexo folder gluers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-54 (2014)

Technical information papers
Ink metering systems for corrugated flexo presses, Technical Information Paper TIP 0306-09 (2008)

Ink metering systems for corrugated flexo presses, Technical Information Paper TIP 0306-09 (2008)

Technical information papers
Multiple-out rotary diecut stacking, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-47 (2011)

Multiple-out rotary diecut stacking, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-47 (2011)

Technical information papers
Go/No Go Gauge Devices for the Boxplant, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-42 (2008)

Go/No Go Gauge Devices for the Boxplant, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-42 (2008)

Technical information papers
A method to proof a flexo printing ink, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-60 (2008)

A method to proof a flexo printing ink, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-60 (2008)

Technical information papers
Reduction or elimination of ink and/or varnish smear when printing and rotary die cutting in one pass, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-40 (2011)

Reduction or elimination of ink and/or varnish smear when printing and rotary die cutting in one pass, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-40 (2011)

Technical information papers
Physical Data of Calcined Kaolin-Water Suspensions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0106-09 (2006)

Physical Data of Calcined Kaolin-Water Suspensions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0106-09 (2006)

Technical information papers
Material safety data sheets - what to look for, how to understand them, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-38 (2011)

Material safety data sheets - what to look for, how to understand them, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-38 (2011)

Technical information papers
Troubleshooting the diecutting section, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-39 (2008)

Troubleshooting the diecutting section, Technical Information Paper TIP 0305-39 (2008)

Technical information papers
Measurement of Dryer Condensing Rates (Continuous Method), Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-03 (2003)

Measurement of Dryer Condensing Rates (Continuous Method), Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-03 (2003)

Technical information papers
Paper machine room ventilation guidelines, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-50 (2009)

Paper machine room ventilation guidelines, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-50 (2015)