ASTM F726 - 12

    Standard Test Method for Sorbent Performance of Adsorbents

    Active Standard ASTM F726 | Developed by Subcommittee: F20.22

    Book of Standards Volume: 11.08

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    Significance and Use

    This test method is to be used as a basis for comparison of adsorbents in a consistent manner.

    These tests are not appropriate for absorbent materials that are covered in Methods F716.

    Note 1—Ensure that material compatibilities exist between the sorbent and the hazardous substance which may be sorbed.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers laboratory tests that describe the performance of adsorbents in removing nonemulsified oils and other floating, immiscible liquids from the surface of water.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the 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. Specific precautionary statements are given in 8.3.1.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    Federal Standard

    Fed. Std. No. 141a Paint, Varnish, Lacquer and Related Materials, Methods of Inspection, Sampling and Testing Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, Bldg. 4 Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Attn: NPODS.

    Military Specification

    MIL-I-631D Insulation, Electric, Synthetic Resin Composition, Nonrigid

    ASTM Standards

    D2859 Test Method for Ignition Characteristics of Finished Textile Floor Covering Materials

    F716 Test Methods for Sorbent Performance of Absorbents

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.040.30 (Chemical reagents)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 77101501(Risk or hazard assessment)

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/F0726-12

    Citation Format

    ASTM F726-12, Standard Test Method for Sorbent Performance of Adsorbents, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012,

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