Active Standard ASTM E776 | Developed by Subcommittee: D34.03
Book of Standards Volume: 11.04
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Significance and Use
The standard is available to producers and users of RDF for determining the content and forms of chlorine present in the fuel.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the forms of chlorine in refuse-derived fuel-three (RDF): total chlorine, water-soluble chloride, and water-insoluble chlorine.
1.2 This test method may be applicable to any waste material from which a laboratory analysis sample can be prepared.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this 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. For specific precaution statements see Section 6 and 11.2.1.
FIG. 1 Graph From a Potentiometric Titration of Chloride
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
E144 Practice for Safe Use of Oxygen Combustion Bombs
E180 Practice for Determining the Precision of ASTM Methods for Analysis and Testing of Industrial and Specialty Chemicals
E287 Specification for Laboratory Glass Graduated Burets
E711 Test Method for Gross Calorific Value of Refuse-Derived Fuel by the Bomb Calorimeter
E829 Practice for Preparing Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) Laboratory Samples for Analysis