ASTM International - ASTM D5515-97
Standard Test Method for Determination of the Swelling Properties of Bituminous Coal Using a Dilatometer
|Publication Date:||1 January 1994|
|ICS Code (Waxes, bituminous materials and other petroleum products):||75.140|
1.1 This test method specifies a procedure for the measurement of the swelling of bituminous coal using a dilatometer.
1.2 The test method is limited in applicability to those coals which have a free swelling index [>=] 1 as determined in accordance with Test Method D720.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, 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.
1.4 The values stated in SI units (Practice E380) are to be regarded as standard.