Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D197-87(2002)

Standard Test Method for Sampling and Fineness Test of Pulverized Coal


1.1 This test method covers the determination of the fineness by sieve analysis of coal sampled from a dry pulverizing operation. It is not applicable to products of wet milling or to fines that have clustered into an agglomerated mass.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units shall be regarded as the standard. Sample weights of 1000 g or less shall be expressed in metric units.

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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 05.06
Developed by Subcommittee: D05.07
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.1520/D0197-87R02
ICS Code: 73.040