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ASTM International - ASTM D5228-92(2000)

Standard Test Method for Determination of the Butane Working Capacity of Activated Carbon

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 January 2000
Status: inactive
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (Chemical reagents): 71.040.30
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1.1 This test method covers the determination of the butane working capacity (BWC) of new granular activated carbon. The BWC is defined as the difference between the butane adsorbed at saturation and the butane retained per unit volume of carbon after a specified purge. The test method also produces a butane activity value that is defined as the total amount of butane adsorbed on the carbon sample and is expressed as a mass of butane per unit weight or volume of carbon.

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. For a specific hazard statement, see 7.1.

Document History

June 1, 2016
Standard Test Method for Determination of Butane Working Capacity of Activated Carbon
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the butane working capacity (BWC) of new granular activated carbon. The BWC is defined as the difference between the butane adsorbed at saturation and...
October 1, 2015
Standard Test Method for Determination of Butane Working Capacity of Activated Carbon
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the butane working capacity (BWC) of new granular activated carbon. The BWC is defined as the difference between the butane adsorbed at saturation and...
April 1, 2010
Standard Test Method for Determination of Butane Working Capacity of Activated Carbon
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the butane working capacity (BWC) of new granular activated carbon. The BWC is defined as the difference between the butane adsorbed at saturation and...
October 1, 2005
Standard Test Method for Determination of Butane Working Capacity of Activated Carbon
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the butane working capacity (BWC) of new granular activated carbon. The BWC is defined as the difference between the butane adsorbed at saturation and...
ASTM D5228-92(2000)
January 1, 2000
Standard Test Method for Determination of the Butane Working Capacity of Activated Carbon
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the butane working capacity (BWC) of new granular activated carbon. The BWC is defined as the difference between the butane adsorbed at saturation and...
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