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ASTM C121/C121M-20

Standard Test Method for Water Absorption of Slate

Standard Test Method for Water Absorption of Slate C0121_C0121M-20 ASTM|C0121_C0121M-20|en-US Standard Test Method for Water Absorption of Slate Standard new BOS Vol. 04.07 Committee C18
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Significance and Use

4.1 This test method is useful in indicating the differences in water absorption of slates. This test method also provides one element in the comparison of slates.


1.1 This test method covers the determination of the water absorption of slate.

1.2 Units—The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 04.07
Developed by Subcommittee: C18.01
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/C0121_C0121M-20
ICS Code: 91.100.15