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ASTM D5029-98

Standard Test Method for Water Solubles in Activated Carbon


1.1 This test method covers the determination of the water soluble content of new (virgin, unused) granular and powdered activated carbons. Water solubles are materials that can be extracted by distilled water under reflux conditions and are expressed as a percentage of dry carbon weight.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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. For a specific hazard statement, see Section 7.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.01
Developed by Subcommittee: D28.02
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D5029-98
ICS Code: 71.040.30