Standards & Methods

ASTM, ISO & USP

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ASTM

 

PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION ANALYSES

B330-15 Standard Test Methods for Estimating Average Particle Size of Metal Powders and Related Compounds Using Air Permeability
B822-10 Standard Test Method for Particle Size Distribution of Metal Powders and Related Compounds by Light Scattering
C110-15 Standard Test Methods for Physical Testing of Quicklime, Hydrated Lime, and Limestone
C117-13 Standard Test Method for Materials Finer than 75µm (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing
C136/C136M-14 Standard Test Method for Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates
C690-09(2014) Standard Test Method for Particle Size Distribution of Alumina or Quartz Powders by Electrical Sensing Zone Technique
D197-87(2012) Standard Test Method for Sampling and Fineness Test of Pulverized Coal
D4438-13 Standard Test Method for Particle Size Distribution of Catalysts and Catalyst Carriers by Electronic Counting
D4464-15 Standard Test Method for Particle Size Distribution of Catalytic Materials by Laser Light Scattering
D5861-07(2013) Standard Guide for Significance of Particle Size Measurements of Coating Powders
E2490-09(2015) Standard Guide for Particle Size Distribution of Nanomaterials in Suspension by Photon Correlation Spectroscopy (PCS)
E2834-12 Standard Guide for Particle Size Distribution of Nanomaterial in Suspension by Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA)
F312-08 Standard Test Methods for Microscopical Sizing and Counting Particles from Aerospace Fluids on Membrane Filters
F577-03(2009) Standard Test Method for Particle Size Measurement of Dry Toners
F2149-01(2007) Standard Test Method for Automated Anlyses of Cells -- the Electrical Sensing Zone Method of Enumerating and Sizing Single Cell Suspensions

 

SURFACE AREA & PORE SIZE ANALYSIS

B922-10 Standard Test Method for Metal Powder Specific Surface Area by Physical Adsorption
C1069-09(2014) Standard Test Method for Specific Surface Area of Alumina or Quartz by Nitrogen Adsorption
C1240-15 Standard Specification for Silica Fume Used in Cementitious Mixtures
C1274-12 Standard Test Method for Advanced Ceramic Specific Surface Area by Physical Adsorption
D1993-03(2013)e1 Standard Test Method for Precipitated Silica-Surface Area by Multipoint BET Nitrogen Adsorption
D3663-03(2015) Standard Test Method for Surface Area of Catalysts and Catalyst Carriers
D4222-03(2015)e1 Standard Test Method for Determination of Nitrogen Adsorption and Desorption Isotherms of Catalysts and Catalyst Carriers By Static Volumetric Measurements
D4284-12 Standard Test Method for Determining Pore Volume Distribution of Catalysts and Catalyst Carriers by Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry
D4365-13 Standard Test Method for Determining Micropore Volume and Zeolite Area of a Catalyst
D4404-10 Standard Test Method for Determination of Pore Volume and Pore Volume Distribution of Soil and Rock by Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry
D4567-03(2013)e Standard Test Method for Single-Point Determination of Specific Surface Area of Catalysts and Catalyst Carriers Using Nitrogen Adsorption by Continuous Flow Method
D4641-12 Standard Practice for Calculation of Pore Size Distributions of Catalysts and Catalyst Carriers from Nitrogen Desorption Isotherms
D4780-12 Standard Test Method for Determination of Low Surface Area of Catalysts and Catalyst Carriers by Multipoint Krypton Adsorption
D5604-96(2012) Standard Test Methods for Precipitated Silica -- Surface Area by Single Point B.E.T. Nitrogen Adsorption
D6556-16 Standard Test Method for Carbon Black -- Total and External Surface Area by Nitrogen Adsorption
D6761-07(2012) Standard Test Method for Determination of the Total Pore Volume of Catalysts and Catalyst Carriers

 

DENSITY

B527-15 Standard Test Method for Tap Density of Metal Powders and Compounds
B923-10 Standard Test Method for Metal Powder Skeletal Density by Helium or Nitrogen Pycnometry
C110-15 Standard Test Methods for Physical Testing of Quicklime, Hydrated Lime, and Limestone
C357-07(2015) Standard Test Method for Bulk Density of Granular Refractory Materials
C604-02(2012) Standard Test Method for True Specific Gravity of Refractory Materials by Gas-Comparison Pycnometer
D2638-10(2015)e1 Standard Test Method for Real Density of Calcined Petroleum Coke by Helium Pycnometer
D4781-03(2013) Standard Test Method for Mechanically Tapped Packing Density of Fine Catalyst Particles and Catalyst Carrier Particles
D5550-14 Standard Test Method for Specific Gravity of Soil Solids by Gas Pycnometer
D5965-02(2013) Standard Test Method for Specific Gravity of Coating Powders
D6761-07(2012) Standard Test Method for Determination of the Total Pore Volume of Catalysts and Catalyst Carriers
D7481-09 Standard Test Methods for Determining Loose and Tapped Bulk Densities of Powders Using a Graduated Cylinder

 

PHYSICAL MEASUREMENTS

C311/C311M-13 Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Fly Ash or Natural Pozzolans for Use in Portland-Cement Concrete
D1293-12 Standard Test Methods for pH of Water
D2196-15 Standard Test Methods for Rheological Properties of Non-Newtonian Materials by Rotational Viscometer
D2974-14 Standard Test Methods for Moisture, Ash, and Organic Matter of Peat and Other Organic Soils
D5907-13 Standard Test Methods for Filterable Matter (Total Dissolved Solids) and Nonfilterable Matter (Total Suspended Solids) in Water
E1868-10(2015) Standard Test Methods for Loss-On-Drying by Thermogravity
E2402-11 Standard Test Method for Mass Loss and Residue Measurement Validation of Thermogravimetric Analyzers
E2865-12 Standard Guide for Measurement of Electrophoretic Mobility and Zeta Potential of Nanosized Biological Materials