ASTM D6542 - 05(2018)e1 - Standard Practice for Tonnage Calculation of Coal in a Stockpile

ASTM D6542 - 05(2018)e1

Standard Practice for Tonnage Calculation of Coal in a Stockpile

Status : Current   Published : December 2018



1.1 This practice is used to calculate the mass (commonly expressed in tons) of coal in a storage pile using the volume of the stockpile by Test Method D6172 and the density of the coal determined by Test Method D6347/D6347M.

1.2 This practice is applicable to all ranks of coal.

1.3 The user of this standard determines when the density values provided by the survey require an adjustment for moisture.

1.4 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.

1.5  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.

1.6  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 D6542 - 05(2018)e1
TitleStandard Practice for Tonnage Calculation of Coal in a Stockpile
Publication Date01 December 2018
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 density, stockpile, tonnage, tons, volume
File Size67 KB

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