1.1 This test method covers the determination of the inorganic residue as ash in the analysis sample of coal or coke as prepared in accordance with Method D 2013 or Practice D 346. The results obtained can be applied as the ash in the proximate analysis, Practice D 3172, and in the ultimate analysis, Practice D 3176. For the determination of the constituents in ash, reference is made to Test Methods D 2795 and D 3682. See Terminology D 121 for definition of ash.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
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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