Standard Test Methods for Physical Testing of Quicklime, Hydrated Lime, and Limestone
|Publication Date:||1 December 2020|
|ICS Code (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar):||91.100.10|
These test methods cover physical testing of quicklime and hydrated lime, and of limestone not otherwise covered in ASTM standards.2
NOTE 1-Quicklime and hydrated lime have a high affinity for moisture and carbon dioxide. Caution should be taken to protect both hydrated and quicklime during sampling, storage, and testing (see Practice C50).
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in brackets are mathematical conversions to inch-pound units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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, health, and environmental 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.
2 For tests on limestone as aggregate, see Vol 04.02 of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards. For tests on limestone as building stone, see Vol 04.05 of the Annual Book of ASTM Standards.