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    ASTM C329 - 88(2020)

    Standard Test Method for Specific Gravity of Fired Ceramic Whiteware Materials

    Active Standard ASTM C329 | Developed by Subcommittee: C21.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.02


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    Significance and Use

    3.1 Measurement of specific gravity is a tool for determining the degree of maturation of a ceramic body.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of specific gravity of fired ceramic whiteware materials under prescribed conditions.

    Note 1: This test method is not applicable to materials attacked by water.

    1.2 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    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

    D153 Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Pigments

    E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 81.060.20 (Ceramic products); 97.040.60 (Cookware, cutlery and flatware)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 60124300(Clay and modeling compounds and ceramics equipment and accessories)


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    DOI: 10.1520/C0329-88R20

    Citation Format

    ASTM C329-88(2020), Standard Test Method for Specific Gravity of Fired Ceramic Whiteware Materials, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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