ASTM D6908 - 06(2017) - Standard Practice for Integrity Testing of Water Filtration Membrane Systems

ASTM D6908 - 06(2017)

Standard Practice for Integrity Testing of Water Filtration Membrane Systems

Status : Current   Published : December 2017



1.1 This practice covers the determination of the integrity of water filtration membrane elements and systems using air based tests (pressure decay and vacuum hold), soluble dye, continuous monitoring particulate light scatter techniques, and TOC monitoring tests for the purpose of rejecting particles and microbes. The tests are applicable to systems with membranes that have a nominal pore size less than about 1 µm. The TOC, and Dye, tests are generally applicable to NF and RO class membranes only.

1.2 This practice does not purport to cover all available methods of integrity testing.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM D6908 - 06(2017)
TitleStandard Practice for Integrity Testing of Water Filtration Membrane Systems
Publication Date01 December 2017
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 Continuous monitoring, integrity, membrane, multiplexing, pressure decay, soluble dye test, TOC test, vacuum decay
File Size637 KB

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