ASTM D1799 - 03a(2008)

    Standard Practice for Carbon Black—Sampling Packaged Shipments

    Active Standard ASTM D1799 | Developed by Subcommittee: D24.61

    Book of Standards Volume: 09.01


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    Significance and Use

    This practice is for use in obtaining representative samples of carbon black from the packages in the shipment. These samples are used to determine the average quality or variability of the shipment.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers the sampling of packaged carbon blacks for shipment in bags, cartons, flexible immediate bulk containers (FIBC), or other non-bulk packages.

    Note 1—The tests to be made on the samples obtained by this practice shall be determined by the producer and the consumer. The specific details of each test method are described in appropriate ASTM methods used for testing carbon black.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 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

    D1509 Test Methods for Carbon Black--Heating Loss

    D5817 Practice for Carbon Black, Pelleted--Reduction, Blending, and Drying of Gross Samples for Testing


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.040.20 (Rubber compounding ingredients)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12171603(Carbon black)


    DOI: 10.1520/D1799-03AR08

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