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ASTM D2867

Standard Test Methods for Moisture in Activated Carbon

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 July 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Chemical reagents): 71.040.30
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These test methods provide two procedures for the determination of the moisture content of activated carbon.2 The procedures may also be used to dry samples required for other tests. The oven drying method is used when water is the only volatile material present and is in significant quantities, and the activated carbon is not heat sensitive (some activated carbons can ignite spontaneously at temperatures as low as 150 °C). The xylene extraction method is used when a carbon is known or suspected to be heat sensitive or to contain nonwatermiscible organic compounds instead of or in addition to water. The oven drying method described in these test methods may be used as the reference for development of instrumental techniques for moisture determination in activated carbon.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

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.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM D2867
July 1, 2017
Standard Test Methods for Moisture in Activated Carbon
These test methods provide two procedures for the determination of the moisture content of activated carbon.2 The procedures may also be used to dry samples required for other tests. The oven drying...
November 1, 2009
Standard Test Methods for Moisture in Activated Carbon
These test methods provide three procedures for the determination of the moisture content of activated carbon. The procedures may also be used to dry samples required for other tests. The oven-drying...
November 1, 2009
Standard Test Methods for Moisture in Activated Carbon
These test methods provide two procedures for the determination of the moisture content of activated carbon. The procedures may also be used to dry samples required for other tests. The oven-drying...
April 1, 2004
Standard Test Methods for Moisture in Activated Carbon
These test methods provide two procedures for the determination of the moisture content of activated carbon. The procedures may also be used to dry samples required for other tests. The oven-drying...
February 10, 1999
Standard Test Methods for Moisture in Activated Carbon
1. Scope 1.1 These test methods provide two procedures for the determination of the moisture content of activated carbon. The procedures may also be used to dry samples required for other tests. The...
January 1, 1995
Standard Test Methods for Moisture in Activated Carbon
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June 15, 1991
STANDARD TEST METHODS FOR MOISTURE IN ACTIVATED CARBON
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March 25, 1983
STANDARD TEST METHODS FOR MOISTURE IN ACTIVATED CARBON (R 1988)
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