ASTM C1843 - 16

    Standard Test Method for Determining Moisture Content in Uranium-Ore Concentrate

    Active Standard ASTM C1843 | Developed by Subcommittee: C26.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 12.01

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    Significance and Use

    5.1 The test method within this standard is used to demonstrate uranium ore-concentrate material meets the moisture specification defined in Specification C967 or other applicable requirements.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method is used to determine compliance with Specification C967 for the requirements of moisture in uranium ore concentrates (UOC). A procedure is given to determine the approximate temperature for drying the UOC; normally 110°C but possibly 165°C for uranyl peroxides. The dried uranium ore-concentrate resulting from this procedure is then used for performing additional analyses described in Specification C967.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical equivalents that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.3 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

    C859 Terminology Relating to Nuclear Materials

    C967 Specification for Uranium Ore Concentrate

    C1022 Test Methods for Chemical and Atomic Absorption Analysis of Uranium-Ore Concentrate

    C1075 Practices for Sampling Uranium-Ore Concentrate

    E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 27.120.30 (Fissile materials and nuclear fuel technology)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11101603(Uranium ore)

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    DOI: 10.1520/C1843-16

    Citation Format

    ASTM C1843-16, Standard Test Method for Determining Moisture Content in Uranium-Ore Concentrate, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2016,

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