This practice describes procedures for the collection of an increment, partial sample, or gross sample of material using mechanical augers.
Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D05 on Coal and Coke, this practice was withdrawn in October 2008 and replaced by Practice D 7430 for Mechanical Sampling of Coal
1.1 This practice describes procedures for the collection of an increment, partial sample, or gross sample of material using mechanical augers. Reduction and division of the material by mechanical equipment at the auger is also covered. Further manual or mechanical reduction or division of the material elsewhere shall be performed in accordance with Method D 2013.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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.
auger sampling; barge sampling; railroad car sampling; split-spoon sampling; stock pile sampling; truck sampling;
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