1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the physical and chemical properties of ion-exchange resins when used for the treatment of water. They are intended for use in testing both new and used materials. The following thirteen test methods are included:Sections Test Method A--Pretreatment 6 to 10 Test Method B--Water Retention Capacity 11 to 17 Test Method C--Backwashed and Settled Density 18 to 24 Test Method D--Particle Size Distribution 25 to 32 Test Method E--Salt-Splitting Capacity of Cation- 33 to 41 Exchange Resins Test Method F--Total Capacity of Cation-Exchange 42 to 50 Resins Test Method G--Percent Regeneration of Hydrogen- 51 to 58 Form Cation-Exchange Resins Test Method H--Total and Salt-Splitting Capacity of 59 to 66 Anion-Exchange Resins Test Method I--Percent Regeneration of Anion Ex- 67 to 75 change Resins Test Method J--Ionic Chloride Content of Anion- 76 to 83 Exchange Resins Test Method K--Carbonate Content of Anion-Ex- 84 to 91 change Resins Test Method L--Sulfate Content of Anion Exchange 92 to 99 Resins Test Method M--Total Anion Capacity of Anion- 100 to 108 Exchange Resins
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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. Specific precautionary statements are given in Note 1.
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