Active Standard ASTM E342 | Developed by Subcommittee: E01.02
Book of Standards Volume: 03.05
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Significance and Use
This test method is intended to be used for compliance with compositional specifications for chromium oxide content in chromium-bearing ores. It is assumed that all who use these procedures will be trained analysts capable of performing common laboratory procedures skillfully and safely. It is expected that work will be performed in a properly equipped laboratory and that proper waste disposal procedures will be followed. Appropriate quality control practices must be followed such as those described in Guide E882.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of chromium oxide (Cr2O3) in chrome ores in the compositional range from 25 % to 60 %.
Note 1—As used in this test method, “%” refers to a mass fraction (wt/wt %) (g/100g).
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.3 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.
D1193 Specification for Reagent Water
E50 Practices for Apparatus, Reagents, and Safety Considerations for Chemical Analysis of Metals, Ores, and Related Materials
E135 Terminology Relating to Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores, and Related Materials
E276 Test Method for Particle Size or Screen Analysis at No. 4 (4.75-mm) Sieve and Finer for Metal-Bearing Ores and Related Materials
E882 Guide for Accountability and Quality Control in the Chemical Analysis Laboratory
ICS Number Code 73.060.30 (Chromium ores)