This test method covers the identification of the kinds of fibers present in a sample of paper and their quantitative estimation.
Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D06 on Paper and Paper Products, this test method was withdrawn in 2011 in accordance with section 10.5.3.1 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the end of the eighth year since the last approval date.
1.1 This test method covers the identification of the kinds of fibers present in a sample of paper and their quantitative estimation.
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.
D585 Practice for Sampling and Accepting a Single Lot of Paper, Paperboard, Fiberboard, and Related Product
D586 Test Method for Ash in Pulp, Paper, and Paper Products
D1193 Specification for Reagent Water
T10 Species Identification of Nonwoody Vegetable Fibers
fiber analysis; groundwood fibers; hardwood fibers; microscopic examination (of paper); paper; paperboard; semichemical fibers; softwood fibers;
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