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 [link]. 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 standards@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 Standard-Specific Interest Group (SSIG). These working 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 SSIGs. Each group requires a minimum of 3 members to approve the content of a TIP.

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Technical information papers
Evaluating Reverse Osmosis for Treating Makeup to the Boiler Feedwater in a Pulp and Paper Mill, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-07 (2006)

Evaluating reverse osmosis for treating makeup to the boiler feedwater in a pulp and paper mill, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-07 (2015)

Technical information papers
Measurement of dryer condensing rates (vertical separator method), Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-18 (2013)

Measurement of dryer condensing rates (vertical separator method), Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-18 (2013)

Technical information papers
Press fabric record book, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-21 (2013)

Press fabric record book, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-21 (2013)

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
Refiner systems: their inspection and maintenance, Technical Information Paper TIP 0508-06 (2013)

Refiner systems: their inspection and maintenance, Technical Information Paper TIP 0508-06 (2013)

Technical information papers
Dilution of Caustic Soda Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-09 (2002)

Dilution of Caustic Soda Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-09 (2002)

Technical information papers
Bulk oxygen (O2) safe storage and handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-29 (2012)

Bulk oxygen (O2) safe storage and handling, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-29 (2012)

Technical information papers
Reel Diameter for Various Reel Spool and Roll Core Sizes, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-03 (2006)

Reel Diameter for Various Reel Spool and Roll Core Sizes, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-03 (2006)

Technical information papers
Energy checklist: pulp mill, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-24 (2015)

Energy checklist: pulp mill, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-24 (2015)

Technical information papers
Viscosity of Liquid Chlorine, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-05 (2002)

Viscosity of Liquid Chlorine, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-05 (2002)

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
Weirs and flumes, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-10 (2012)

Weirs and flumes, Technical Information Paper TIP 0410-10 (2012)

Technical information papers
Density of Milk of Lime Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-05 (2002)

Density of Milk of Lime Solution, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-05 (2002)

Technical information papers
Forming section monitoring, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-14 (2016)

Forming section monitoring, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-14 (2016)

Technical information papers
Paper Test Rooms: Design Considerations, Technical Information Paper TIP 0808-04 (2007)

Paper Test Rooms: Design Considerations, Technical Information Paper TIP 0808-04 (2007)

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)

Technical information papers
Conical Refining Intensity, Technical Information Paper TIP 0508-07 (2002)

Conical Refining Intensity, Technical Information Paper TIP 0508-07 (2002)

Technical information papers
Chlorine Gas Curve, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-02 (2002)

Chlorine Gas Curve, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-02 (2002)

Technical information papers
Viscosity of a Neutral Sulfite Spent Liquor (Ostwald Capillary Viscometer), Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-23 (2002)

Viscosity of a Neutral Sulfite Spent Liquor (Ostwald Capillary Viscometer), Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-23 (2002)

Technical information papers
Guideline specification for procurement of an economizer for a recovery boiler, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-21 (2009)

Guideline specification for procurement of an economizer for a recovery boiler, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-21 (2009)