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. 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 tip@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 Working Group. These 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 Working Groups. Each group requires a minimum of 3 TAPPI members from 3 different companies to approve the content of a TIP.

Review Schedule for TAPPI Technical Information Papers (TIPs)

Any interested member may access drafts of TIPs currently in review and development for the purpose of submitting comments. You can find the list of TIPs up for review in the current year by consulting our review schedule.


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Technical information papers
Boiling Point Rise of Spent Sulfite Liquors, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-21 (2002)

Boiling Point Rise of Spent Sulfite Liquors, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-21 (2002)

Technical information papers
Methanol (CH3OH) safe storage and handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-25 (2012)

Methanol (CH3OH) safe storage and handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-25 (2012)

Technical information papers
Interconversion of Freeness, Technical Information Paper TIP 0809-01 (2004)

Interconversion of Freeness, Technical Information Paper TIP 0809-01 (2004)

Technical information papers
Cotton in Nonwovens, Technical Information Paper TIP 1205-02 (2008)

Cotton in Nonwovens, Technical Information Paper TIP 1205-02 (2008)

Technical information papers
Chart for Determination of Length of Rolls of Various Diameters and Basis Weights, Technical Information Paper TIP 1008-02 (2005) - WITHDRAWN

Chart for Determination of Length of Rolls of Various Diameters and Basis Weights, Technical Information Paper TIP 1008-02 (2005) - WITHDRAWN

Technical information papers
Viscosity of Sodium Carbonate Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-17 (2002)

Viscosity of Sodium Carbonate Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-17 (2002)

Technical information papers
Units of measurement and conversion factors, Technical Information Paper TIP 0800-01 (REVISED â?? 2012)

Units of measurement and conversion factors, Technical Information Paper TIP 0800-01 (2012)

Technical information papers
Equilibrium Relative Humidities Over Saturated Salt Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0808-03 (2002)

Equilibrium Relative Humidities Over Saturated Salt Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0808-03 (2002)

Technical information papers
Paper Test Rooms: Design Considerations, Technical Information Paper TIP 0808-04 (2018)

Paper Test Rooms: Design Considerations, Technical Information Paper TIP 0808-04 (2018)

Technical information papers
Vapor Pressure of Sodium Carbonate Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-16 (2002)

Vapor Pressure of Sodium Carbonate Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-16 (2002)

Technical information papers
Specific Heat of Sodium Carbonate Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-15 (2002)

Specific Heat of Sodium Carbonate Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-15 (2002)

Technical information papers
Basic Guidelines for Image Analysis Measurements, Technical Information Paper TIP 0804-09 (2001)

Basic Guidelines for Image Analysis Measurements, Technical Information Paper TIP 0804-09 (2001)

Technical information papers
Relative Humidity Tables, Technical Information Paper TIP 0808-06 (2005)

Relative Humidity Tables, Technical Information Paper TIP 0808-06 (2005)

Technical information papers
TAPPI Roll Number for inventory/tracking systems and bar codes TIP 1004-01(2010)

TAPPI Roll Number for inventory/tracking systems and bar codes, TIP 1004-01(2015)

Technical information papers
CALCULATION AND PARTITIONING OF VARIANCE USING PAPER MACHINE, Technical Information Paper TIP 1101-01

CALCULATION AND PARTITIONING OF VARIANCE USING PAPER MACHINE, Technical Information Paper TIP 1101-01

Technical information papers
Moisture Content of Paper: Terminology and Conversion, Technical Information Paper TIP 0808-02 (2004)

Moisture Content of Paper: Terminology and Conversion, Technical Information Paper TIP 0808-02 (2004)

Technical information papers
Definitions of terms in the sulfite pulping process, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-25 (2014)

Definitions of terms in the sulfite pulping process, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-25 (2014)

Technical information papers
Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) safe storage and handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-24 (2017)

Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) safe storage and handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-24 (2017)

Technical information papers
Conducting a Corrugator Temperature Audit, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-65 (2002)

Conducting a Corrugator Temperature Audit, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-65 (2002)

Technical information papers
Density of Aqueous Sodium Carbonate Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-14 (2002)

Density of Aqueous Sodium Carbonate Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-14 (2002)