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ASTM D2985-92(2002)

Standard Test Method for Color of Asbestos

Standard Test Method for Color of Asbestos D2985-92R02 ASTM|D2985-92R02|en-US Standard Test Method for Color of Asbestos Standard new BOS Vol. 04.05 Committee C17
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1.1 This test method covers the determination of color, whiteness, and yellowness of asbestos by means of a photoelectric reflectometer.

1.2 The test method is applicable to all grades and varieties of homogeneous milled asbestos.

1.3 This test method may be applied to samples that are not dry or homogeneous, or that contain impurities or adulterants. However, in such cases, results may not be comparable with those obtained on clean dry samples.

1.4 To obtain similar results from spectrophotometers, see Test Method E 308.

1.5 The values stated in SI (metric) units are to be regarded as standard. The inch-pound (customary) units are for information only.

1.6 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: 04.05
Developed by Subcommittee: C17.03
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.1520/D2985-92R02
ICS Code: 17.180.20