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ASTM D3302/D3302M

Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 May 2009
Status: inactive
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Solid fuels): 75.160.10
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This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed, shipped, or used in normal commercial pursuits. It is not applicable to coal-water slurries, sludges, or pulverized products under 0.5-mm-diameter sieve size. It is applicable to coals of all ranks within the recognized limitations imposed by oxidation and decomposition characteristics of lower rank coals. Because of its empirical nature, strict adherence to basic principles and permissive procedures are required for valid results (see Appendix X1). This complete standard is available to producers, sellers, and consumers as a total moisture method when other procedures or modifications are not mutually agreed on.

Since coal can vary from extremely wet (watersaturated) to completely dry, special emphasis must be placed on the sampling, sample preparation, and the moisture determination itself to ensure total reliability of measurement. Therefore, this standard entails collection of the gross sample, sample preparation, and the method of determination.

While it is recognized that such a standard may be unwieldy for routine usage in commercial operations, it can provide a common base for agreement in cases of dispute or arbitration. The complete standard is referred to as the referee method. Embodied in the standard is the commercial method starting with the crushed and divided sample when the gross sample is not too wet to crush and divide. See Test Methods D 2961 and D 3173 for other moisture methods.

The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the 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.

Document History

October 1, 2019
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
February 1, 2017
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
January 1, 2015
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
April 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
January 1, 2010
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
ASTM D3302/D3302M
May 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
October 1, 2007
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
October 1, 2007
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
June 1, 2007
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
June 1, 2007
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
September 15, 2005
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
September 15, 2005
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
April 10, 2002
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
April 10, 2002
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
October 10, 2000
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined, processed,...
October 10, 2000
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined,...
April 10, 2000
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
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September 10, 1999
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the total moisture in coal as it exists at the site, at the time, and under the conditions it is sampled. It is applicable to coals as mined,...
November 10, 1997
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
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November 15, 1991
Standard Test Method for Total Moisture in Coal
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April 14, 1989
STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR TOTAL MOISTURE IN COAL
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June 25, 1982
STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR TOTAL MOISTURE IN COAL (E1-1987)
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