ASTM D4380-84(1993)e1

    Standard Test Method for Density of Bentonitic Slurries


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the density of slurries used in slurry construction techniques, such as are used for barriers to control the horizontal movement of liquids. This test method is modified from API Recommended Practice 13B.

    1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to consult and 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

    D653 Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids

    D3740 Practice for Minimum Requirements for Agencies Engaged in Testing and/or Inspection of Soil and Rock as Used in Engineering Design and Construction

    American Petroleum Institute (API) Standard

    API RP 13B Recommended Practice Standard Procedure for Testing Drilling Fluids (Section ) Available from the American Petroleum Institute, 2101 L St., NW, Washington, DC 20037.


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11111804(Bentonite)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D4380-84R93E01

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    ASTM D4380-84(1993)e1, Standard Test Method for Density of Bentonitic Slurries, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1984, www.astm.org

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