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. 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 tip@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 Working Group. These 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 Working Groups. Each group requires a minimum of 3 TAPPI members from 3 different companies to approve the content of a TIP.

Review Schedule for TAPPI Technical Information Papers (TIPs)

Any interested member may access drafts of TIPs currently in review and development for the purpose of submitting comments. You can find the list of TIPs up for review in the current year by consulting our review schedule.


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Technical information papers
Corrugated boxplant - list of potential hazards, Technical Information Paper TIP 0301-01 (2008)

Corrugated boxplant - list of potential hazards, Technical Information Paper TIP 0301-01 (2008)

Technical information papers
Physical Data of Calcined Kaolin-Water Suspensions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0106-09 (2006)

Physical Data of Calcined Kaolin-Water Suspensions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0106-09 (2006)

Technical information papers
Some questions and answers on gel temperatures and on the gel temperature test for corrugating adhesives, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-08 (2011)

Some questions and answers on gel temperatures and on the gel temperature test for corrugating adhesives, Technical Information Paper TIP 0304-08 (2011)

Technical information papers
Titanium dioxide pigment index, Technical Information Paper TIP 0106-07 (2008) WITHDRAWN 2011

Titanium dioxide pigment index, Technical Information Paper TIP 0106-07 (2008) WITHDRAWN 2011

Technical information papers
Recycling: A TAPPI PRESS Anthology of Published Papers, 1992-1997

Recycling: A TAPPI PRESS Anthology of Published Papers, 1992-1997

Technical information papers
Guide for increasing the maximum allowable working pressure of cast iron, ASME constructed paper machine dryers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0420-14 (2018)

Guide for increasing the maximum allowable working pressure of cast iron, ASME constructed paper machine dryers, Technical Information Paper TIP 0420-14 (2018)

Technical information papers
Collection and burning of concentrated non-condensible gases: regulations, design and operation, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-09 (2014)

Collection and burning of concentrated non-condensible gases: regulations, design and operation, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-09 (2014)

Technical information papers
Vapor Pressure of Sulfur Dioxide Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-11 (2002)

Vapor Pressure of Sulfur Dioxide Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-11 (2002)

Technical information papers
Paper machine shower recommendations, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-61 (2017)

Paper machine shower recommendations, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-61 (2017)

Technical information papers
Nozzle Maintenance and Clogging, Technical Information Paper TIP 0420-15 (2002)

Nozzle Maintenance and Clogging, Technical Information Paper TIP 0420-15 (2002)

Technical information papers
Pulpstone Speed Chart, Technical Information Paper TIP 0605-02 (2004)

Pulpstone Speed Chart, Technical Information Paper TIP 0605-02 (2004)

Technical information papers
Solubility of Sulfur Dioxide, Ca(HSO3)2 Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-07 (2002)

Solubility of Sulfur Dioxide, Ca(HSO3)2 Solutions, Technical Information Paper TIP 0607-07 (2002)

Technical information papers
Stripping of kraft pulping process condensates: regulations, design and operation, Design and Operation, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-10 (2008)

Stripping of kraft pulping process condensates: regulations, design and operation, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-10 (2015)

Technical information papers
Paper machine vacuum selection factors, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-01 (2013)

Paper machine vacuum selection factors, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-01 (2013)

Technical information papers
Pilot paper and wet laid nonwoven machines., Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-16 (2019)

Pilot paper and wet laid nonwoven machines, Technical Information Paper TIP 0502-16 (2019)

Technical information papers
Water treatment-related opportunities for energy conservation in a paper mill powerhouse, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-13 (2013)

Water treatment-related opportunities for energy conservation in a paper mill powerhouse, Technical Information Paper TIP 0416-13 (2013)

Technical information papers
Troubleshooting cross-machine direction moisture profile problems, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-57 (2010)

Troubleshooting cross-machine direction moisture profile problems, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-57 (2010)

Technical information papers
Bleach plant washer efficiency guide, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-23 (2013)

Bleach plant washer efficiency guide, Technical Information Paper TIP 0606-23 (2013)

Technical information papers
Paper machine energy conservation, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-63 (2016)

Paper machine energy conservation, Technical Information Paper TIP 0404-63 (2016)

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)