1.1 This guide covers general recommendations for the use of atomic absorption spectrophotometers in the flame mode for the chemical analysis of metals and metal bearing ores by ASTM methods. It describes tests to determine whether the instrument's performance is satisfactory and recommends procedures for taking atomic absorption measurements. Additional information may be found in Practice E663.
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