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1.1 These test methods cover the chemical analysis of gypsum and gypsum panel products, including gypsum ready-mixed plaster, gypsum wood-fibered plaster, and gypsum concrete.
1.2 The test methods appear in the following order:
Preparation of Sample
5 – 16
Alternative Procedure for Analysis of Free Water in Gypsum Using a Moisture Balance
Alternative Procedure for Analysis of Combined Water in Gypsum Using a Moisture Balance
Alternative Procedure for Analysis for Calcium Sulfate by Ammonium Acetate Method
Alternative Procedure for Analysis for Sodium Chloride by the Coulometric Method
Determination of Sand in Set Plaster
Wood-Fiber Content in Wood-Fiber Gypsum Plaster
Optional Procedure for Analysis for Sodium by the Atomic Absorption Method
Optional Procedure for Analysis for Sodium by Flame Photometry
Determination of Orthorhombic Cyclooctasulfur (S8) in Ggypsum Panel Products—General Provisions
Determination of Orthorhombic Cyclooctasulfur (S8) in Gypsum Panel Products by Gas Chromatograph Equipped with a Mass Spectrometer (GS/MS)
Determination of Orthorhombic Cyclooctasulfur (S8) in Gypsum Panel Products by Gas Chromatograph Equipped with an Electron Capture Detector (GC/ECD)
Determination of Orthorhombic Cyclooctasulfur (S8) in Gypsum Panel Products by High-performance Liquid Chromatograph Equipped with and Ultraviolet Detector (HPLC/UV)
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