ASTM WK39568

    Revision of D1857 / D1857M - 04(2010) Standard Test Method for Fusibility of Coal and Coke Ash

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    Active Standard: D1857 / D1857M - 04(2010)

    Developed by Subcommittee: D05.21 | Committee D05 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK39568

    1. Rationale

    The current standard has ambiguous language for the preparation of the ash for the ash fusion test. The language for ashing the samples and the ambiguous temperature range currently recommended will be revised.


    Keywords

    Calibration--coal analysis instrumentation; Coal ash; Coke ash; Cone preparation; Furnaces; Heating tests--coal/coke; Reducing atmosphere test; Fusibility; Sieve analysis--coal/coke; Thermocouples;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    11-03-2012

    Technical Contact:
    John Riley

    Status:
    Draft Under Development