ASTM D720/D720M - 15E1 - Standard Test Method for Free-Swelling Index of Coal
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ASTM D720/D720M - 15E1

Standard Test Method for Free-Swelling Index of Coal

Status : Current   Published : January 2015

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1.1 This test method 2 is a small-scale test for obtaining information regarding the free-swelling properties of a coal. The results may be used as an indication of the caking characteristic of the coal when burned as a fuel. This test is not recommended as a method for the determination of expansion of coals in coke ovens.

1.2  Warning—Breathing of asbestos dust is hazardous. Asbestos and asbestos products present demonstrated health risks for users and for those with whom they come into contact. In addition to other precautions, when working with asbestos-cement products, minimize the dust that results. For information on the safe use of chrysoltile asbestos, refer to, Safe Use of Chrysotile Asbestos: A Manual on Preventive and Control Measures. 3

1.3 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the 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.




Standard NumberASTM D720/D720M - 15E1
TitleStandard Test Method for Free-Swelling Index of Coal
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 January 2015
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 Coal, Free-swelling index
ICS73.040
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages6
File Size320 KB
Price£40.00


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