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    ASTM D421-85(2007)

    Standard Practice for Dry Preparation of Soil Samples for Particle-Size Analysis and Determination of Soil Constants (Withdrawn 2016)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM D421-85(2007) | Developed by Subcommittee: D18.03

    WITHDRAWN, NO REPLACEMENT


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This practice covers the dry preparation of soil samples as received from the field for particle-size analysis and the determination of the soil constants.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D18 on Soil and Rock, this practice was withdrawn in January 2016 in accordance with section 10.6.3 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the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. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers the dry preparation of soil samples as received from the field for particle-size analysis and the determination of the soil constants.

    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

    D2217 Practice for Wet Preparation of Soil Samples for Particle-Size Analysis and Determination of Soil Constants

    E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves


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    DOI: 10.1520/D0421-85R07

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    ASTM D421-85(2007), Standard Practice for Dry Preparation of Soil Samples for Particle-Size Analysis and Determination of Soil Constants (Withdrawn 2016), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2007, www.astm.org

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