ASTM D887 - 13 - Standard Practices for Sampling Water-Formed Deposits

ASTM D887 - 13

Standard Practices for Sampling Water-Formed Deposits

Status : Current   Published : January 2013



1.1 These practices cover the sampling of water-formed deposits for chemical, physical, biological, or radiological analysis. The practices cover both field and laboratory sampling. It also defines the various types of deposits. The following practices are included:

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1.2 The general procedures of selection and removal of deposits given here can be applied to a variety of surfaces that are subject to water-formed deposits. However, the investigator must resort to his individual experience and judgment in applying these procedures to his specific problem.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.4  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. See Section 7, 9.8,, and 9.14 for specific hazards statements.

Standard NumberASTM D887 - 13
TitleStandard Practices for Sampling Water-Formed Deposits
Publication Date01 January 2013
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 Biological Analysis, Biological Test, Chemical Analysis, Physical Analysis, Physical Tests, Radiological Analysis, Sampling, Sediments, Steam Turbines, Stream Turbines, Water-Formed Deposits
File Size114.7 KB

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