Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D3177-02

Standard Test Methods for Total Sulfur in the Analysis Sample of Coal and Coke


1.1 These test methods cover two alternative procedures for the determination of total sulfur in samples of coal and coke. Sulfur is included in the ultimate analysis of coal and coke.

1.2 The procedures appear in the following order:

Method A—Eschka Method6-9
Method B—Bomb Washing Method10 and 11

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 Sections 11.1.1-

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

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Book of Standards Volume: 05.06
Developed by Subcommittee: D05.21
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/D3177-02
ICS Code: 75.160.10