ASTM International - ASTM D4916-97
Standard Practice for Mechanical Auger Sampling
|Publication Date:||1 January 1991|
|ICS Code (Equipment for drilling and mine excavation):||73.100.30|
1.1 This practice describes procedures for the collection of an increment, partial sample, or gross sample of material using mechanical augers. Reduction and division of the material by mechanical equipment at the auger is also covered. Further manual or mechanical reduction or division of the material elsewhere shall be performed in accordance with Method D2013.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 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.