ASTM G162-99(2004)

    Standard Practice for Conducting and Evaluating Laboratory Corrosions Tests in Soils

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers procedures for conducting laboratory corrosion tests in soils to evaluate the corrosive attack on engineering materials.

    1.2 This practice covers specimen selection and preparation, test environments, and evaluation of test results.

    1.3 This practice 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

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water

    D1654 Test Method for Evaluation of Painted or Coated Specimens Subjected to Corrosive Environments

    D2570 Test Method for Simulated Service Corrosion Testing of Engine Coolants

    G1 Practice for Preparing, Cleaning, and Evaluating Corrosion Test Specimens

    G3 Practice for Conventions Applicable to Electrochemical Measurements in Corrosion Testing

    G4 Guide for Conducting Corrosion Tests in Field Applications

    G16 Guide for Applying Statistics to Analysis of Corrosion Data

    G31 Practice for Laboratory Immersion Corrosion Testing of Metals

    G46 Guide for Examination and Evaluation of Pitting Corrosion

    G51 Test Method for Measuring pH of Soil for Use in Corrosion Testing

    G57 Test Method for Field Measurement of Soil Resistivity Using the Wenner Four-Electrode Method

    G71 Guide for Conducting and Evaluating Galvanic Corrosion Tests in Electrolytes

    G102 Practice for Calculation of Corrosion Rates and Related Information from Electrochemical Measurements


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.01 (Construction materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 41114604(Corrosion testers)


    DOI: 10.1520/G0162-99R04

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