ASTM B703-94(1999)e1

    Standard Test Method for Apparent Density of Powders Using Arnold Meter

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers a procedure for determining the apparent density of both free- and non-free-flowing powders, premixes, and blended mixes.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    B212 Test Method for Apparent Density of Free-Flowing Metal Powders Using the Hall Flowmeter Funnel

    B215 Practices for Sampling Metal Powders

    B243 Terminology of Powder Metallurgy

    B329 Test Method for Apparent Density of Metal Powders and Compounds Using the Scott Volumeter

    B417 Test Method for Apparent Density of Non-Free-Flowing Metal Powders Using the Carney Funnel

    E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods

    E456 Terminology Relating to Quality and Statistics

    E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method

    MPIF Standard

    MPIF48 Determination of Apparent Density of Metal Powders Using the Arnold Meter


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.160 (Powder metallurgy)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/B0703-94R99E01

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