Significance and Use
The emission of mercury during coal combustion can be an environmental concern.
When representative test portions are analyzed according to one of these procedures, the total mercury is representative of concentrations in the sample.
1.1 These test methods cover procedures to determine the total mercury content in a sample of coal or coal combustion residue.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are regarded as the standard.
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.
D121 Terminology of Coal and Coke
D1193 Specification for Reagent Water
D2013 Practice for Preparing Coal Samples for Analysis
D3173 Test Method for Moisture in the Analysis Sample of Coal and Coke
D3180 Practice for Calculating Coal and Coke Analyses from As-Determined to Different Bases
D5142 Test Methods for Proximate Analysis of the Analysis Sample of Coal and Coke by Instrumental Procedures
E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method
ISO5725-6:1994 Accuracy of measurement methods and results-Part 6
coal; coal combustion residues; cold-vapor atomic absorption; mercury;
ICS Number Code 73.040 (Coals)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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