ASTM D2866 - 11

    Standard Test Method for Total Ash Content of Activated Carbon

    Active Standard ASTM D2866 | Developed by Subcommittee: D28.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.01


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    Significance and Use

    In specific end uses, the amount and composition of the ash may influence the capabilities and certain desired properties of activated carbon.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method describes a procedure for the determination of total ash content of activated carbon.

    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 deterrmine 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

    D2867 Test Methods for Moisture in Activated Carbon

    D7582 Test Methods for Proximate Analysis of Coal and Coke by Macro Thermogravimetric Analysis

    E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods

    E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.040.30 (Chemical reagents)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11101522(Activated carbon)


    DOI: 10.1520/D2866-11

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