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Most of the standards sources below are publicly accessible.

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  • AHRI standards - from the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute
  • AISC standards - from the American Institute of Steel Construction
  • ANSI/LIA Z136.1 - Safe Use of Lasers
    • 2007 version (pdf) [withdrawn 2000 version (pdf) and errata sheet (pdf)]
    • Copyright: ANSI Z136.1 Safe Use of Lasers, is copyrighted and all rights are reserved to Laser Institute of America (LIA).
    • Authorized Users: This document is for use solely by Authorized Users which is those individuals employed by or otherwise engaged by Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in research and development in furtherance of LANL's business including employees, contractors, subcontractors, consultants and students.
    • Permitted Uses: Authorized Users of this document may reproduce the electronic version the document, as needed, on paper or in electronic format for temporary use by such users as long as all such copies retain the LIA's copyright notice and no such copies are distributed to third parties.
    • Prohibited Uses: Authorized Users shall not alter the content (including paragraph numbering) of this document. Authorized Users shall not allow access to the document by any third party.
  • ANSI/LIA Z136.2 - Safe Use of Optical Fiber Communication Systems Utilizing Laser Diode and LED Sources
    • 1997 version (pdf) (no longer active)
    • Copyright: ANSI Z136.2 Safe Use of Optical Fiber Communication Systems, is copyrighted and all rights are reserved to Laser Institute of America (LIA).
    • Authorized Users: This document is for use solely by Authorized Users which is those individuals employed by or otherwise engaged by Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in research and development in furtherance of LANL's business including employees, contractors, subcontractors, consultants and students.
    • Permitted Uses: Authorized Users of this document may reproduce the electronic version the document, as needed, on paper or in electronic format for temporary use by such users as long as all such copies retain the LIA's copyright notice and no such copies are distributed to third parties.
    • Prohibited Uses: Authorized Users shall not alter the content (including paragraph numbering) of this document. Authorized Users shall not allow access to the document by any third party.
  • assistdocs.com - Defense Standardization Program documents from DoD's ASSIST database
  • BIPM - key comparison database of national calibration and measurement standards
  • CGA standards - contact Timothy Lopez (timlopez@lanl.gov), Ben Swartz (abswartz@lanl.gov), or Roberto Trujillo (roberto_t@lanl.gov)
  • Drawing Requirements Manual, Tenth Edition
    • The 11th edition (2008) is available at IHS
  • EverySpec - free downloads of government and military standards, specifications, handbooks, and documents
  • FM Global - Loss Prevention Data Sheets (registration required) and Approval Standards
  • IAEA Safety Standards
  • IBR Standards Portal - standards "Incorporated by Reference" into U.S. Government Regulations, freely available in read-only format from ANSI (requires FileOpen plug-in)
  • IEEE Standards
  • ITSDF B56 standards - from the Industrial Truck Standards Development Foundation
  • NISO standards
  • SDI Technical Documents - from the Steel Door Institute...also see their selected ANSI standards

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  • NSSN - from ANSI
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