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    ASTM E1266 - 20

    Standard Practice for Processing Mixtures of Lime, Fly Ash, and Heavy Metal Wastes in Structural Fills and Other Construction Applications

    Active Standard ASTM E1266 | Developed by Subcommittee: D34.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 11.04


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This practice provides users with current methods for preconditioning, handling, processing, and means of characterizing the materials that are produced.

    4.2 Lime and fly ash, and mixtures of lime and fly ash, can be useful for treating hazardous and nonhazardous waste as follows:

    4.2.1 Treating hazardous waste for potential resource recovery application;

    4.2.2 Solidifying liquids and sludges that are banned from land disposal because of excess free liquid content;

    4.2.3 Treating hazardous waste that may require treatment because of hazardous constituents prior to land disposal; and

    4.2.4 Treating hazardous waste for potential delisting to a nonhazardous waste status. Each one of these applications, however, must comply with requirements of the Resource Recovery and Conservation Act and the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice provides descriptions and references of existing test methods and commercial practices relating to the processing of lime, fly ash, and heavy metal wastes in construction applications.

    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

    C5 Specification for Quicklime for Structural Purposes

    C25 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Limestone, Quicklime, and Hydrated Lime

    C109/C109M Test Method for Compressive Strength of Hydraulic Cement Mortars (Using 2-in. or [50-mm] Cube Specimens)

    C110 Test Methods for Physical Testing of Quicklime, Hydrated Lime, and Limestone

    C206 Specification for Finishing Hydrated Lime

    C207 Specification for Hydrated Lime for Masonry Purposes

    C311/C311M Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Fly Ash or Natural Pozzolans for Use in Portland-Cement Concrete

    C400 Test Methods for Quicklime and Hydrated Lime for Neutralization of Waste Acid

    C593 Specification for Fly Ash and Other Pozzolans for Use With Lime for Soil Stabilization

    C618 Specification for Coal Fly Ash and Raw or Calcined Natural Pozzolan for Use in Concrete

    C821 Specification for Lime for Use with Pozzolans

    C911 Specification for Quicklime, Hydrated Lime, and Limestone for Selected Chemical and Industrial Uses

    C977 Specification for Quicklime and Hydrated Lime for Soil Stabilization

    D1557 Test Methods for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Modified Effort (56,000 ft-lbf/ft3 (2,700 kN-m/m3))

    D1633 Test Methods for Compressive Strength of Molded Soil-Cement Cylinders

    D2434 Test Method for Permeability of Granular Soils (Constant Head)

    D2435/D2435M Test Methods for One-Dimensional Consolidation Properties of Soils Using Incremental Loading

    D3877 Test Methods for One-Dimensional Expansion, Shrinkage, and Uplift Pressure of Soil-Lime Mixtures

    D3987 Practice for Shake Extraction of Solid Waste with Water

    D4318 Test Methods for Liquid Limit, Plastic Limit, and Plasticity Index of Soils

    D5681 Terminology for Waste and Waste Management

    E850 Guide for Characterization of Inorganic Process Wastes for Use as Structural Fill

    Environmental Protection Agency Documents

    EPA/600/R-09-148 Technology Performance Review: Selecting and Using Solidification/Stabilization Treatment for Site Remediation National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH, November 2009, http://www.epa.gov/nrmrl/pubs/600r09148/600r09148.pdf.

    EPA SW-846

    EPA SW-872

    Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments (HSWA)

    Code of Federal Regulations

    40 CFR 264 Subpart B, Section 264.13 Hazardous Waste Management System, Land Disposal Restrictions, Proposed Rule, Dec. 11, 1988

    40 CFR 268

    Department of the Interior Document

    U.S. Department of the Interior Earth Manual (Sect

    Corps of Engineers Document

    1110-2-1906 Permeability of Fine Materials, Falling Head Aug. 12, 1987


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.15 (Mineral materials and products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 76121900(Hazardous waste disposal)


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    DOI: 10.1520/E1266-20

    Citation Format

    ASTM E1266-20, Standard Practice for Processing Mixtures of Lime, Fly Ash, and Heavy Metal Wastes in Structural Fills and Other Construction Applications, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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