NB_210_21_3 - NB 210-21-3 ENG – Procedure to Access ASTM Standards
NB 210-21-3 ENG – Procedure to Access ASTM Standards
National Bulletin: 210-21-3    Date: February 4, 2021  
Subject: ENG – Procedure to Access ASTM Standards


 
 
Purpose.   To advise States and Centers of a new procedure to access standards from the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).  
 
Expiration Date.   September 30, 2021   
 
Background.   Access to ASTM standards at no cost is currently available through an NRCS contract with ASTM International and a new procedure is in place for NRCS staff to access these standards.        
 
Explanation.   States and centers are being advised of this new procedure for accessing standards. A new procedure is in place where all employees must contact ASTM by email to receive a temporary access link. See attachment “Procedure to Access ASTM Standards” for temporary and normal access procedures.  
 
Contact.   If you have any issues or if the link expires before you are ready, contact ASTM administrator Greg Crone at gcrone@astm.org or Arthur Ramthun, National Construction Engineer, at arthur.ramthun@usda.gov or (202) 906-0010 for further assistance.   
 
 

 /s/

Diane Gelburd
Deputy Chief for Science and Technology
   
 
Attachment – Procedure to Access ASTM Standards
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