ASTM WK43332

    Revision of D5671 - 95(2011) Standard Practice for Polishing and Etching Coal Samples for Microscopical Analysis by Reflected Light

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    Active Standard: D5671 - 95(2011)

    Developed by Subcommittee: D05.28 | Committee D05 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    This practice has not been updated since its original publication in 1995. Users in Australia, including Nikola Van de Wetering at the Univ. of Queensland, are using the technique described in the practice extensively and are prepared to offer siginificant revision and improvement.


    coal microscopical analysis; etching; polishing; Coal sampling systems; Etching (materials/process); Light transmission and reflection; Microscopic examination--coal; Polishing; Reflectance and reflectivity--coal;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Paul Hackley

    Draft Under Development