ASTM C159 - 06(2016) - Standard Specification for Vitrified Clay Filter Blocks

ASTM C159 - 06(2016)

Standard Specification for Vitrified Clay Filter Blocks

Status : Current   Published : November 2016



1.1 This specification establishes the criteria for acceptance, prior to installation, of vitrified clay filter block used in trickling filters for the treatment of sewage and industrial wastes.

1.2 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  The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portions shown in Annex A1 –Annex A3.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 C159 - 06(2016)
TitleStandard Specification for Vitrified Clay Filter Blocks
Publication Date01 November 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 Clay blocks, Drains, Filters, Filter drainage, Media, Media supports, Support, Trickling filters, Underdrains
File Size77 KB

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