ASTM C1689 - 08a(2014) - Standard Practice for Subsampling of Uranium Hexafluoride

ASTM C1689 - 08a(2014)

Standard Practice for Subsampling of Uranium Hexafluoride

Status : Current   Published : January 2014



1.1 This practice is applicable to subsampling uranium hexafluoride (UF 6), using heat liquefaction techniques, from bulk containers, obtained in conformance with C1052, into smaller sample containers, which are required for laboratory analyses.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 It is assumed that the liquid UF 6 being sampled comprises a single quality and quantity of material. This practice does not address any special additional arrangement that might be required for taking proportional or composite samples.

1.4 The number of samples to be taken, their nominal sample weight, and their disposition shall be agreed upon between the parties.

1.5 The scope of this practice does not include provisions for preventing criticality incidents.

1.6  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 C1689 - 08a(2014)
TitleStandard Practice for Subsampling of Uranium Hexafluoride
Publication Date01 January 2014
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 Subsampling, Uranium hexafluoride
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