The set contains some 12,000 active ASTM standards, 28,500 historical and withdrawn standards, and 12,300 redlined standards.
There are nearly 100 categories of standards with the largest number in the areas of Construction, Metals, Nonferrous Metal Products, Paint & Related Coating, Petroleum, Lubricants & Fossil Fuels, Plastics, Environmental, Rubber, Steel, Textiles, Electrical Insulation and Electronics, Water & Environmental Technology, Nuclear, Solar and Geothermal Energy, General Methods & Instrumentation, and new areas that reflect 3D Imaging standards, Additive Manufacturing Standards, Medical Device Standards, and Implant Standards among others.
The standards are searchable by keyword or standard number, and full text access to all standards in either PDF or HTML format can be retrieved.
In addition to the standards, three main collections of publications compose the books, journals and papers of the SEDL:
1. Peer reviewed conference proceedings/Special Technical Publications (STPs)
2. ASTM-issued journals
3. Manuals, Monographs and Data Series Library (eBooks)