Significance and Use
The establishment of these test methods for municipal ferrous scrap as a raw material for certain industries (see Specification E702) will aid commerce in such scrap by providing the chemical and physical tests for the characterization of the scrap needed as a basis for communication between the purchaser and supplier.
1.1 These test methods cover various tests for assessing the usefulness of a ferrous fraction recovered from municipal wastes.
1.2 These test methods comprise both chemical and physical tests, as follows:
|Bulk Density|| 6|
|Total Combustibles|| 7|
|Chemical Analysis (for Industries Other Than the |
|Magnetic Fraction (for the Detinning Industry)|| 9|
|Chemical Analysis for Tin (for the Detinning Industry)||10|
|Metallic Yield for All Industries Other Than the Copper |
Industry and the Detinning Industry
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
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.
C29/C29M Test Method for Bulk Density (Unit Weight) and Voids in Aggregate
C702 Practice for Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size
D2234/D2234M Practice for Collection of a Gross Sample of Coal
E30 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Steel, Cast Iron, Open-Hearth Iron, and Wrought Iron
E122 Practice for Calculating Sample Size to Estimate, With Specified Precision, the Average for a Characteristic of a Lot or Process
E350 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Carbon Steel, Low-Alloy Steel, Silicon Electrical Steel, Ingot Iron, and Wrought Iron
E351 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Cast Iron--All Types
E415 Test Method for Atomic Emission Vacuum Spectrometric Analysis of Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel
E702 Specification for Municipal Ferrous Scrap
bulk density; chemical analysis; magnetic fraction; metallic yield; municipal ferrous scrap; sampling; test methods; total combustibles; Density--apparent (bulk); Municipal solid waste (MSW); Resource recovery; Tin content ;
ICS Number Code 13.030.10 (Solid wastes)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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