ASTM D6167-97e1

    Standard Guide for Conducting Borehole Geophysical Logging: Mechanical Caliper


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide covers the general procedures necessary to conduct caliper logging of boreholes, wells, access tubes, caissons, or shafts (hereinafter referred as boreholes) as commonly applied to geologic, engineering, ground-water and environmental (hereinafter eeferred as geotechnical) investigations. Caliper logging for mineral or petroleum exploration and development are excluded.


    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

    D5088 Practice for Decontamination of Field Equipment Used at Waste Sites

    D5608 Practices for Decontamination of Sampling and Non Sample Contacting Equipment Used at Low Level Radioactive Waste Sites

    D5753 Guide for Planning and Conducting Geotechnical Borehole Geophysical Logging


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 19.060 (Mechanical testing)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 81151902(Geophysical exploration)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D6167-97E01

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    ASTM D6167-97e1, Standard Guide for Conducting Borehole Geophysical Logging: Mechanical Caliper, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1999, www.astm.org

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