ASTM D1412-99

    Standard Test Method for Equilibrium Moisture of Coal at 96 to 97 Percent Relative Humidity and 30°C



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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers determination of the equilibrium moisture of coal in an atmosphere over a saturated solution of potassium sulfate at 30°C.

    1.2 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems 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.

    ASTM Standards

    D121 Terminology of Coal and Coke

    D388 Classification of Coals by Rank

    D2013 Practice for Preparing Coal Samples for Analysis

    D2234/D2234M Practice for Collection of a Gross Sample of Coal

    D3172 Practice for Proximate Analysis of Coal and Coke

    D3173 Test Method for Moisture in the Analysis Sample of Coal and Coke

    D3302 Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal

    D4596 Practice for Collection of Channel Samples of Coal in a Mine


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 73.040 (Coals)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 15101601(Coal)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D1412-99

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    ASTM D1412-99, Standard Test Method for Equilibrium Moisture of Coal at 96 to 97 Percent Relative Humidity and 30°C, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1999, www.astm.org

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