ASTM WK77141

    Revision of D5192 - 09(2015) Standard Practice for Collection of Coal Samples from Core

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    Active Standard: D5192 - 09(2015)

    Developed by Subcommittee: D05.23 | Committee D05 | Contact Staff Manager



    borehole samples; coal; coal rank; core; core samples; floor; roof;;


    ASTM D5192 09(2015) (Core Sampling) and ASTM D4596 09(2015) (Channel Sampling) are the two primary methods for collecting samples for coal resource assessments. Both standards contain a section on Planning for Sampling which provides instructions to facilitate planning through the execution of sample collection. In reviewing these two planning sections side-by-side, it was apparent that that revisions are needed. Modifications to these two standards will require separate ballot items. Proposed revisions specifically related to D5192 are shown in the bulleted list below: Harmonize the overall format and content of the Planning for Sampling sections of D4596 & D5192. For example, D4596 provides detailed information regarding the effects of weathered coal while D5192 does not even address weathered coal. Add a discussion on issues regarding weathered coal in D5192. Add the requirements of 100% core recovery and avoidance of weathered coal for Standard Rank determinations in D5192. Add additional emphasis highlighting the importance of ASTM Manual 11 to D5192.

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    James Luppens


    D05.23 (21-03)

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