ASTM E688 - 94(2011)

    Standard Test Methods for Waste Glass as a Raw Material for Glass Manufacturing

    Active Standard ASTM E688 | Developed by Subcommittee: D34.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 11.04


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    Significance and Use

    These test methods provide a means for determining whether waste glass is suitable for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing.

    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods give the various tests for assessing the compliance of glass recovered from wastes for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing.

    1.2 The test methods combine visual examinations with both chemical and physical tests. A flow chart of the testing sequence is included in this test method (see ).

    1.3 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. For hazard statements, see , , Section , and .


    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

    C169 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Soda-Lime and Borosilicate Glass

    C566 Test Method for Total Evaporable Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying

    C702 Practice for Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size

    C729 Test Method for Density of Glass by the Sink-Float Comparator

    D1068 Test Methods for Iron in Water

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water

    D2576 Method of Test for Metals in Water and Waste Water by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry

    D4129 Test Method for Total and Organic Carbon in Water by High Temperature Oxidation and by Coulometric Detection

    E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves

    E105 Practice for Probability Sampling of Materials

    E122 Practice for Calculating Sample Size to Estimate, With Specified Precision, the Average for a Characteristic of a Lot or Process


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 81.040.10 (Raw materials and raw glass)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 77100000(Environmental management)


    DOI: 10.1520/E0688-94R11

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