ASTM D2862 - 16 - Standard Test Method for Particle Size Distribution of Granular Activated Carbon

ASTM D2862 - 16

Standard Test Method for Particle Size Distribution of Granular Activated Carbon

Status : Current   Published : June 2016

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1.1 This test method covers the determination of the particle size distribution of granular activated carbon. For the purposes of this test, granular activated carbon is defined as a minimum of 90 % of the sample weight being retained on a 180-μm Standard sieve. A U.S. mesh 80 sieve is equivalent to a 180–μm Standard sieve.

Note 1:  For extruded carbons, as the length/diameter ratio of the particles increases, the validity of the test results might be affected.

1.2 The data obtained may also be used to calculate mean particle diameter (MPD), effective size, and uniformity coefficient.

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.

1.3.1  Exception—All mass measurements are in SI units only.

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 D2862 - 16
TitleStandard Test Method for Particle Size Distribution of Granular Activated Carbon
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 June 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 Granular activated carbon, Particle size distribution
ICS19.120
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages6
File Size127 KB
Price£40.00


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