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ASTM C693-93(2019)

Standard Test Method for Density of Glass by Buoyancy

Significance and Use

4.1 Density as a fundamental property of glass has basic significance. It is useful in the physical description of the glass and as essential data for research, development, engineering, and production.


1.1 This test method covers the determination of the density of glasses at or near 25 °C, by buoyancy.

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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.02
Developed by Subcommittee: C14.04
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/C0693-93R19
ICS Code: 17.060; 81.040.30