ASTM International - ASTM D6032-96
Standard Test Method for Determining Rock Quality Designation (RQD) of Rock Core
|Publication Date:||1 January 1996|
|ICS Code (Other standards related to soil quality):||13.080.99|
|ICS Code (Equipment for drilling and mine excavation):||73.100.30|
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the rock quality designation (RQD) as a standard parameter in drill core logging.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values stated in inch-pound units are approximate.
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.