Developed by Subcommittee: D34.03
WITHDRAWN, NO REPLACEMENT
This test method covers the determination of the gross calorific value of a prepared analysis sample of solid forms of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) by the bomb calorimeter method.
Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D34 on Waste Management, this test method was withdrawn without replacement in July 2011 because of limited use by industry in light of analogous standards for coal.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the gross calorific value of a prepared analysis sample of solid forms of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) by the bomb calorimeter method.
1.2 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 specific cautionary and precautionary statements see 6.10 and Section 8.
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
D3177 Test Method for Total Sulfur in the Analysis Sample of Coal and Coke
E1 Specification for ASTM Thermometers
E180 Practice for Determining the Precision of ASTM Methods for Analysis and Testing of Industrial Chemicals
E775 Test Methods for Total Sulfur in the Analysis Sample of Refuse-Derived Fuel
E790 Test Method for Residual Moisture in a Refuse-Derived Fuel Analysis Sample
E829 Practice for Preparing Refuse-Derived Fuels (RDF) Laboratory Samples for Analysis