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ASTM Method Number Title
D2652-11 Standard Terminology Relating to Activated Carbon
D2854-09(2019) Standard Test Method for Apparent Density of Activated Carbon
D2862-16 Standard Test Method for Particle Size Distribution of Granular Activated Carbon
D2866-11(2018) Standard Test Method for Total Ash Content of Activated Carbon
D2867-17 Standard Test Methods for Moisture in Activated Carbon
D3466-06(2018) Standard Test Method for Ignition Temperature of Granular Activated Carbon
D3467-04(2014) Standard Test Method for Carbon Tetrachloride Activity of Activated Carbon
D3802-16 Standard Test Method for Ball-Pan Hardness of Activated Carbon
D3803-91(2014) Standard Test Method for Nuclear-Grade Activated Carbon
D3838-05(2017) Standard Test Method for pH of Activated Carbon
D3860-98(2014) Standard Practice for Determination of Adsorptive Capacity of Activated Carbon by Aqueous Phase Isotherm Technique
D4069-95(2014) Standard Specification for Impregnated Activated Carbon Used to Remove Gaseous Radio-Iodines from Gas Streams
D4607-14 Standard Test Method for Determination of Iodine Number of Activated Carbon
D5029-98(2014) Standard Test Method for Water Solubles in Activated Carbon
D5158-98(2019) Standard Test Method for Determination of Particle Size of Powdered Activated Carbon by Air-Jet Sieving
D5159-04(2014) Standard Guide for Dusting Attrition of Granular Activated Carbon
D5160-95(2019) Standard Guide for Gas-Phase Adsorption Testing of Activated Carbon
D5228-16 Standard Test Method for Determination of Butane Working Capacity of Activated Carbon
D5742-16 Standard Test Method for Determination of Butane Activity of Activated Carbon
D5832-98(2014) Standard Test Method for Volatile Matter Content of Activated Carbon Samples
D5919-96(2017) Standard Practice for Determination of Adsorptive Capacity of Activated Carbon by a Micro-Isotherm Technique for Adsorbates at ppb Concentrations
D6385-99(2017) Standard Test Method for Determining Acid-Extractable Content in Activated Carbon by Ashing
D6586-03(2014) Standard Practice for the Prediction of Contaminant Adsorption On GAC In Aqueous Systems Using Rapid Small-Scale Column Tests
D6646-03(2014) Standard Test Method for Determination of the Accelerated Hydrogen Sulfide Breakthrough Capacity of Granular and Pelletized Activated Carbon
D6647-18 Standard Test Method for Determination of Acid Soluble Iron via Atomic Absorption
D6781-02(2014) Standard Guide for Carbon Reactivation
D6851-02(2011) Standard Test Method for Determination of Contact pH with Activated Carbon
D7385-13 Standard Guide for Estimating Carbon Saturation by Temperature Rise upon Immersion
D8176-18 Standard Test Method for Mechanically Tapped Density of Activated Carbon (Powdered and Fine Mesh)


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