ASTM C837 - 09(2019) - Standard Test Method for Methylene Blue Index of Clay

ASTM C837 - 09(2019)

Standard Test Method for Methylene Blue Index of Clay

Status : Current   Published : October 2019



1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the adsorption of methylene blue dye by a clay, which is calculated as a methylene blue index for a clay.

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

1.4  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 C837 - 09(2019)
TitleStandard Test Method for Methylene Blue Index of Clay
Publication Date01 October 2019
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 bond strength, casting rate, cation exchange capacity, clay, colloidal range, MBI
File Size60 KB

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