1.1 This test method covers a dry screen analysis for asbestos fiber by means of a mechanical sieve shaker.
1.2 This test method is limited in its application to Group 4 and shorter chrysotile asbestos fiber samples as defined in Test Method D 3639. However, some short amphibole asbestos fibers may be suitable for evaluation by this method.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are standard. The inch-pound (customary) units in brackets are presented for information only.
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