ASTM C693 - 93(2013)

    Standard Test Method for Density of Glass by Buoyancy

    Active Standard ASTM C693 | Developed by Subcommittee: C14.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.02


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 Density as a fundamental property of glass has basic significance. It is useful in the physical description of the glass and as essential data for research, development, engineering, and production.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the density of glasses at or near 25°C, by buoyancy.

    1.2 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

    E12 Terminology Relating to Density and Specific Gravity of Solids, Liquids, and Gases


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 81.040.10 (Raw materials and raw glass)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/C0693

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