Standard Active Last Updated: Apr 06, 2021
ASTM C159-06(2021)

Standard Specification for Vitrified Clay Filter Blocks

Abstract

This specification establishes the criteria for acceptance, prior to installation, of vitrified clay filter block used in trickling filters for the treatment of sewage and industrial wastes. Filter block shall be formed from fire clay, shale, surface clay, or a combination of these materials. Chemical properties such as acid resistance; and physical properties such as compressive strength, and absorption; are detailed.

Scope

1.1 This specification establishes the criteria for acceptance, prior to installation, of vitrified clay filter block used in trickling filters for the treatment of sewage and industrial wastes.

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

1.3 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portions shown in Annex A1 – Annex A3. 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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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 04.05
Developed by Subcommittee: C04.20
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/C0159-06R21
ICS Code: 81.080