ASTM International - ASTM D2944-71(1998)
Standard Test Method of Sampling Processed Peat Materials
|Publication Date:||10 December 1998|
|ICS Code (Solid fuels):||75.160.10|
significance And Use:
This test method provides a uniform procedure for obtaining relatively homogeneous samples when obtained from a multiplicity of sources.
1.1 This test method covers procedures for obtaining samples for use in the determination of moisture, ash, and organic matter; volume; pH; volume weights, water-holding capacity, and air capacity of water-saturated peat materials; total nitrogen; particle size range; and sand content of processed peat materials.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address the safety problems 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.