ASTM D7299-06

    Standard Practice for Verifying Performance of a Vertical Inclinometer Probe


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice describes three function tests that together can be used to verify that a vertical inclinometer probe is working properly.

    1.2 This practice does not address calibration routines, electronic diagnostics, or repair of the probe, nor does it address inspection of the probes mechanical parts.

    1.3 This practice is not intended to replace manufacturers recommendations for servicing and calibration of inclinometer equipment, nor is it intended to replace maintenance and calibration schedules established by users as part of their quality programs.

    1.4 This practice offers a set of instructions for performing one or more specific operations. This document cannot replace education or experience and should be used in conjunction with professional judgment. Not all aspects of this practice may be applicable in all circumstances. This ASTM standard is not intended to represent or replace the standard of care by which the adequacy of a given professional service must be judged, nor should this document be applied without consideration of a projects many unique aspects. The word "standard" in the title of this document means only that the document has been approved through the ASTM consensus process.

    1.5 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.


    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


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 17.040.30 (Measuring instruments)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D7299-06

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    ASTM D7299-06, Standard Practice for Verifying Performance of a Vertical Inclinometer Probe, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2006, www.astm.org

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