ASTM International - ASTM D3172-89(1997)
Standard Practice for Proximate Analysis of Coal and Coke
|Publication Date:||1 January 1989|
1.1 This practice covers the determination of moisture, volatile matter, and ash and the calculation of fixed carbon on coals and cokes sampled and prepared by prescribed methods and analyzed according to ASTM established procedures.
1.2 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equpiment. This standard does not purport to address all of 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.