ASTM D4380 - 12 - Standard Test Method for Density of Bentonitic Slurries

ASTM D4380 - 12

Standard Test Method for Density of Bentonitic Slurries

Status : Current   Published : January 2012



1.1 This test method covers the determination of the density of slurries used in slurry construction techniques, such as those used for barriers to control the horizontal movement of liquids. This test method is modified from API Recommended Practice 13B .

1.2  Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard, unless other units are also specified, such as density in lbm/ft 3 or lbm/gal. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Standard NumberASTM D4380 - 12
TitleStandard Test Method for Density of Bentonitic Slurries
Publication Date08 January 2012
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Bentonite, Density, Slurry
File Size68.36 KB

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