ASTM E323 - 11(2016) - Standard Specification for Perforated-Plate Sieves for Testing Purposes

ASTM E323 - 11(2016)

Standard Specification for Perforated-Plate Sieves for Testing Purposes

Status : Current   Published : July 2016



1.1 This specification covers perforated plate with either round or square apertures, normally mounted in a frame for use as sieves in precision testing in the classification of materials according to designated nominal particle size. A method for checking the accuracy of perforated sieve plates is included as information in Appendix X1.

Note 1:  The perforated-plate sieves covered by this specification are intended for general precision testing. Some industries may require more restricted specifications for sieves for special testing purposes.

Note 2:  For other types of sieves see Specifications E11 and E161.

Note 3:  Complete instructions and procedures on the use of test sieves are contained in ASTM STP 447, Manual on Test Sieving Methods. This manual also contains a list of all ASTM published standards on sieve analysis procedures for specific materials or industries.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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 E323 - 11(2016)
TitleStandard Specification for Perforated-Plate Sieves for Testing Purposes
Publication Date01 July 2016
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 Particle size, Perforated plate sieves, Precision testing, Seive analysis, Sieve perforated plate, Test sieve
File Size91 KB

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