ASTM WK42375

    New Test Method for Rapid Radiochemical Method for Americium-241 in Water

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D19.04 | Committee D19 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    The standard is applicable to samples where radioactive contamination is either from known or unknown origins.

    Standard uses rapid radiochemical separation techniques for determining americium in water following a radiological or nuclear incident.


    Am-241,radioactivity, actinides, emergency response, rapid radiochemical methods, alpha radioactivity, alpha spectrometry

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    David McCurdy

    Draft Under Development