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ASTM D3838-05

Standard Test Method for pH of Activated Carbon

Standard Test Method for pH of Activated Carbon D3838-05 ASTM|D3838-05|en-US Standard Test Method for pH of Activated Carbon Standard new BOS Vol. 15.01 Committee D28
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Significance and Use

When a fluid containing an adsorbate is passed through a bed of activated carbon, chemical reactions may take place between the activated carbon, its other noncarbonaceous constituents, and the adsorbate containing fluid. The pH of the carbon may be a significant parameter of such a reaction and therefore may be an important characteristic of the carbon.


1.1 This test method covers determination of the pH of a water extract of activated carbon.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems 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. For specific hazard statements, see Section 6.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.01
Developed by Subcommittee: D28.02
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D3838-05
ICS Code: 71.040.30