ASTM International - ASTM D2113-99
Standard Practice for Rock Core Drilling and Sampling of Rock for Site Investigation
|Publication Date:||10 January 1999|
|ICS Code (Earthworks. Excavations. Foundation construction. Underground works):||93.020|
1.1 This practice describes equipment and procedures for diamond core drilling to secure core samples of rock and some soils that are too hard to sample by soil-sampling methods. This method is described in the context of obtaining data for foundation design and geotechnical engineering purposes rather than for mineral and mining exploration.
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.