About the SAE International
SAE International is a global association that connects, leads, and educates engineers and technical experts in the commercial vehicle, automotive and aerospace industries worldwide. Established in the USA in the early 1900s, SAE International met the needs of manufacturers and automobile parts companies to:
- Provide patent protection.
- Develop engineering standards.
- Establish a worldwide forum where common technical design problems can be discussed.
SAE International standard is a leading not-for-profit standards organisation that develops and maintains SAE Standards across various industries, including:
- Field construction
- Ground vehicles
- Parking structures
- Quality assurance.
SAE International's mission is to advance mobility solutions and knowledge for the benefit of humanity. The vision of SAE International is to be a leader in educating and connecting mobility professionals to enable clean, safe, and accessible mobility solutions.
Intertek Inform: Your Gateway to SAE International
At Intertek Inform, we proudly offer unparalleled access to SAE International’s comprehensive Standards collection, encompassing a vast array of industry-leading guidelines, specifications, and regulations. Our streamlined purchasing process is convenient, empowering businesses with the essential resources necessary to thrive in their respective fields with confidence and compliance.
Ways to access Standards
Compare our solutions to find the best way to access the Standards your need.
Search for and buy Standards in digital, PDF or hardcopy formats
Available in single or multi-user versions
Access digital and PDF standards purchases immediately
Order hardcopy versions shipped directly to you
Manage your Standards with our online subscription service - i2i
Choose the content you want from our range of publishers
Automatically receive alerts when Standards are updated
Easily manage access across locations and terms
Frequently Asked Questions
Read on to find out answers to the common questions related to SAE International Standards..
SAE International is a not-for-profit, global association includes over 128,000 engineers and other commercial vehicle, automotive and aerospace experts. SAE International’s core competencies include voluntary consensus standards development and life-long learning. By championing worldwide diverse collaboration, SAE International connects and educates mobility experts and professionals to enable accessible, clean, and safe mobility solutions.
SAE International is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation overseen by a senior leadership team and executive leadership council. One of SAE International's roles is to encourage and support the development of talented practitioners in mobility communities worldwide.
As a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and mobility experts, SAE International is committed to championing diverse collaboration across companies worldwide. SAE International's core competencies include voluntary consensus standards development and life-long learning. To do this, the SAE International charitable arm, SAE Foundation, supports programs including the Collegiate Design Series and a World in Motion®.
SAE International also produces globally recognised magazines that keep the mobility community updated with the latest developments. They include Off-Highway Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and Automotive Engineering International.
SAE International's training and professional development capabilities include producing over 450 professional development events every year and distributing publications to customers in more than 65 countries.