Get involved in ASTM International Committee D35 on Geosynthetics

June 24th, 2021

By Gary T. Torosian, Chief Operating Officer, Geocomp/GeoTesting Express ASTM is the abbreviation for the American Society for Testing and Materials. ASTM International is a consensus standard writing organization that is involved with almost every type of material engineers work with, including soil, rock, geosynthetics, concrete, steel and plastic. If you’ve worked on a tunnel, highway, deep […]

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Notification to ASTM D35 members

April 1st, 2017

During 2016, representatives of ASTM International and the ASTM D35 Committee on Geosynthetics were in discussion with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) Subcommittee on Materials (SOM), Technical Section 4e (TS 4E), regarding their current revision efforts on Standard Specification for Highway Applications, AASHTO M288. TS 4e includes 26 state DOT […]

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Report from the ASTM D35 Committee on Geosynthetics, February 2017

February 23rd, 2017

The ASTM D35 Committee on Geosynthetics met in Norfolk, Va., February 1–3, 2017. Among the topics addressed were these three subcommittee reports. Under ASTM D35.01 Subcommittee on Mechanical Properties, a task group is working to develop a protocol for biaxial testing of geosynthetics. This test would describe the tensile properties of the geosynthetic as it […]

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