Active Standard ASTM C737 | Developed by Subcommittee: C07.02
Book of Standards Volume: 04.01
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This specification covers limestone suitable for use as dust in coal mines to prevent coal dust explosions. The limestone shall conform to the chemical composition requirements prescribed. The chemical analysis and the particle size analysis of the limestone shall be conducted.
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1.1 This specification covers limestone suitable for use as dust in coal mines to reduce risk of coal dust explosions.
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.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C25 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Limestone, Quicklime, and Hydrated Lime
C50 Practice for Sampling, Sample Preparation, Packaging, and Marking of Lime and Limestone Products
C110 Test Methods for Physical Testing of Quicklime, Hydrated Lime, and Limestone
C1271 Test Method for X-ray Spectrometric Analysis of Lime and Limestone
C1301 Test Method for Major and Trace Elements in Limestone and Lime by Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP) and Atomic Absorption (AA)
ICS Number Code 73.080 (Non-metalliferrous minerals)
UNSPSC Code 11111608(Limestone); 71000000(Mining and oil and gas services)