Significance and Use
This practice provides guidance on sampling of EPS geofoam in order to determine compliance to Specification D 6817
1.1 This practice provides guidance on the location, frequency, and method of sampling representative specimens from large blocks of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Geofoam.
1.2 This practice is not intended to replace professional judgments nor should this guide be applied without consideration of a project’s many unique aspects.
1.3 The word “standard” in the title of this guide means only that this guide has been approved through the ASTM International consensus process.
1.4 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.
D4439 Terminology for Geosynthetics
D6817 Specification for Rigid Cellular Polystyrene Geofoam
ISO/IEC17025:2005 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories
EPS; expanded polystyrene; geofoam; geofoam lot; rigid cellular polystyrene;
ICS Number Code 93.080.20 (Road construction materials)
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