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MMSD Standards and Tools

The Materials Measurement Science Division collaborates with key stakeholders to develop and disseminate NIST products that enable enable innovation in U.S. Industry and address measurement science needs of our various other agency (OA) partners. We develop and disseminate Standard Reference Materials (SRM), Standard Reference Data (SRD), software tools, and participate in the development of documentary standards. Our portfolio of SRM products support methods and properties including: x-ray diffraction and scattering, particle size distribution, thermal properties, nanomaterials and specific surface area, dust and particulate matter, thermal spray powder, mechanical properties, depth profile, and microprobe analysis. 

Created March 8, 2023, Updated August 15, 2023