美国材料与试验协会(ASTM)转载 2016-01-14 11:00 ASTM 来源：美国材料与试验协会
美国材料与试验协会（American Society for Testing and Materials,ASTM）前身是国际材料试验协会（International Association for Testing Materials, IATM）。19世纪80年代，为解决采购商与供货商在购销工业材料过程中产生的意见和分歧，有人提出建立技术委员会制度，由技术委员会组织各方面的代表参加技术座谈会，讨论解决有关材料规范、试验程序等方面的争议问题。IATM首次会议于1882年在欧洲召开，会上组成了工作委员会。
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