ASTM Full Form is American Society for Testing and Materials.
Here A stands for American
S stands for Society
T stands for Testing
M stands for Materials
Short History of ASTM :
The American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) was form in 1898 as the -American Section of the International Association for Testing Materials. Its headquarters are located in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Furthermore, it inspired many other standards organizations, including the BSI (1901), IEC (1906), DIN (1917), ANSI (1981), AFNOR (1926), and ISO (1947).
In short words, ASTM is an international standards organisation that creates and publishes technical standards. Which is based on voluntary consensus for a wide range of products, materials, services, and systems. Around 12,575 ASTM voluntary consensus standards are in use around the world.
ASTM standards apply to a wide range of products, materials, and services, and they are updating on a regular basis in an open and transparent way.
These standards are design to improve people’s lives by combining them with ASTM’s unique commercial services. As a result, it improves quality and performance and allows people to acquire and use materials, products, and services with confidence. Standard Specification, Standard Practice, Standard Guide, Standard Test Method, and Standard Classification are the six categories of ASTM International Standards.