About NACE Standards

Value of Standards

About NACE Standards

The development of NACE International’s industry standards responds to the standardization needs of the corrosion industry ensuring a focus on standards that address the impact of emerging technologies, new materials and capabilities, and changing regulatory requirements. NACE’s Standards Committees are responsible for the generation, maintenance and publishing of all products requiring a consensus-driven process including technical standards, standards-related information, and technical reports covering all aspects of corrosion prevention and control worldwide.

New Standards Committees

Download the Standards Committees List of Standards to see what each new standards committee covers. Join a Standards Committee

NACE Standards Committee Meetings

NACE will hold its first meetings of the new Standards Committees during the Fall of 2020.

November

​Thursday, November 5

SC 05 – Surface Preparation
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Central Time

Register in advance

SC 04 – Linings & Internal Coatings
2 – 4 p.m. Central Time

Register in advance

October

Thursday, October 1

SC 19 – Maritime
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central Time

Agenda

SC 11 - Electric Utility Generation, Transmission & Distribution
12 – 4 p.m. Central Time

Agenda

Tuesday, October 6 

SC 11 - Electric Utility Generation, Transmission & Distribution-Nuclear
8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Central Time

Agenda

Register in advance for this meeting

SC 11 - Electric Utility Generation, Transmission & Distribution-Renewables
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central Time

Agenda

Register in advance for this meeting

SC 10 – Asset Integrity Management
1 – 2 p.m. Central Time

Agenda

Wednesday, October 7

SC 02 - External Coatings - Atmospheric
9 – 11 a.m. Central Time

Register in advance for this meeting

Thursday, October 8 

SC 14 – Oil and Gas - Upstream
9 – 11 a.m. Central Time

Agenda

Register in advance for this meeting

SC 11 - Electric Utility Generation, Transmission & Distribution-Projects
12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Central Time

Agenda

Meeting (Meeting ID: 956 8261 9536 Passcode: 380929)

SC 11 - Electric Utility Generation, Transmission & Distribution-Transmission & Distribution
12 – 4 p.m. Central Time

Tuesday, October 13 

SC 07 – Defense & Aerospace
9 – 11 a.m. Central Time

Agenda

SC 08 – Metallic Material Selection & Testing
8 – 11 a.m. Central Time

Agenda

Register in advance for this meeting

Friday, October 16

SC 12 – Concrete Infrastructure
10 – 11 a.m. Central Time

Agenda

Register in advance for this meeting

SC 06 – Process Industries
1 – 3 p.m. Central Time

Agenda

Register in advance for this meeting

Monday, October 19

SC 01 – Cathodic/Anodic Protection
12 – 3 p.m. Central Time

Register in advance for this meeting

Wednesday, October 21

SC 21 – Mining & Mineral Processing
8 – 10 a.m. Central Time

Agenda

Thursday, October 22

SC 17 – Rail & Land Transportation
10 – 11 a.m. Central Time

Register in advance for this meeting

Wednesday, October 28

SC 20 – Internal Corrosion Management
8 – 11 a.m. Central Time

Agenda

Register in advance for this meeting

Thursday, October 29

SC 11 - Electric Utility Generation, Transmission & Distribution-Wrap Up
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Central Time

Agenda

September

Tuesday, September 22

SC 09 - Non-metallic
9 - 11 a.m. Central Time

Agenda

Register in advance for this meeting

Friday, September 25

SC 13 – Corrosion Monitoring & Measurement
9 – 11 a.m. Central Time

Agenda

Register in advance for this meeting

Tuesday, September 29

SC 03 - External Coatings - Buried & Immersed
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Central Time

Register in advance for this meeting

Wednesday, September 30

SC 15 - Pipelines & Tanks
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Central Time

Agenda

Register in advance for this meeting

NACE Standards news

July 27, 2020

NACE Standards Program Transition Frequently Asked Questions July 20, 2020

Frequently asked question about the new NACE Standards Program and how they affect you.

Read More

April 16, 2020

Standards Communication Update on Progress

Even with the challenges presented by the postponement of CORROSION 2020 until June, we are continuing to make excellent progress on the implementation of our new Standards system.

Read More

March 3, 2020

Roles of the NACE Standards Board and the NACE Standards Committees

The newly created NACE Standards Board is a distinct body from the NACE Standards Committees. While the Standards Committees report directly to the Standards Board, each body has its own unique operating manual, and its own set of responsibilities. Let’s examine the differences, and why they are important.

Read More

February 21, 2020

Benefits of the New NACE Standards Development Program

The new NACE Standards Development Program is entirely focused on meeting NACE industry needs for new, current, and technically accurate standards. The structure consists of balanced standing committees of dedicated volunteer technical experts.

Read More

February 4, 2020

NACE International Announces Members of New Standards Board

The NACE International Board of Directors announces the unanimously approved slate of members of the new NACE Standards Board. The Standards Board is authorized to provide oversight and management of NACE International’s standards and its chair holds a voting seat on the NACE International board.

Read More

January 23, 2020

Standards initiative Communication #1: Official formation of the NACE Standards board

I am pleased to bring you some excellent news regarding the new NACE Standards Board. On October 31st, the NACE International Board of Directors unanimously approved both the new operating manual and the slate of initial members of the newly created NACE Standards Board.

Read More

December 17, 2019

NACE International Board of Directors Unanimously Approves Creation of New NACE Standards Board

The NACE International Board of Directors has unanimously approved the membership slate of the new NACE Standards Board, and authorized its members to provide oversight and management of NACE International’s standards program. Additionally, it was agreed that the Standards Board will have a voting seat on the NACE International Board of Directors, effective March 2020.

Read More