• ASTM D 6558 : 2000 : REV A : R2015 : EDT 1

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    Standard Test Method for Determination of TGA CO2 Reactivity of Baked Carbon Anodes and Cathode Blocks

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-10-2015

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    1 Scope
    2 Referenced documents
    3 Terminology
    4 Summary of test method
    5 Significance and use
    6 Apparatus
    7 Reagents
    8 Sampling
    9 Calibration
    10 Procedure
    11 Calculation
    12 Report
    13 Precision and bias
    14 Keywords

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    CONTAINED IN VOL. 05.03, 2018 Defines the thermogravimetric (TGA) determination of CO[2] reactivity and dusting of shaped carbon anodes and cathode blocks used in the aluminum reduction industry.

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    1.1This test method covers the thermogravimetric (TGA) determination of CO2 reactivity and dusting of shaped carbon anodes and cathode blocks used in the aluminum reduction industry. The apparatus selection covers a significant variety of types with various thermal conditions, sample size capability, materials of construction, and procedures for determining the mass loss and subsequent rate of reaction. This test method standardizes the variables of sample dimensions, reaction temperature, gas velocity over the exposed surfaces, and reaction time such that results obtained on different apparatuses are correlatable.

    1.2The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.3This 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.

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    Committee D 02
    Document Type Test Method
    Product Note Reconfirmed EDT 1
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ASTM D 6354 : 2012 Standard Guide for Sampling Plan and Core Sampling of Carbon Cathode Blocks Used in Aluminum Production
    ASTM D 6353 : 2006 : R2011 Standard Guide for Sampling Plan and Core Sampling for Prebaked Anodes Used in Aluminum Production
    ASTM D 6353 : 2006 : R2017 : EDT 1 Standard Guide for Sampling Plan and Core Sampling for Prebaked Anodes Used in Aluminum Production
    ASTM D 6354 : 1998 : R2008 Standard Guide for Sampling Plan and Core Sampling of Carbon Cathode Blocks Used in Aluminum Production
    ASTM E 691 : 2020 Standard Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method
    ASTM E 691 : 2019 : EDT 1 Standard Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method
    ASTM D 6354 : 2012 : R2017 Standard Guide for Sampling Plan and Core Sampling of Carbon Cathode Blocks Used in Aluminum Production
    ASTM D 6354 : 1998 Standard Guide for Sampling Plan and Core Sampling of Carbon Cathode Blocks Used in Aluminum Production
    ASTM E 691 : 2009 Standard Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method
    ASTM E 691 : 2021 Standard Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method
    ASTM D 6354 : 1998 : R2003 Standard Guide for Sampling Plan and Core Sampling of Carbon Cathode Blocks Used in Aluminum Production
    ASTM D 6353 : 1998 Standard Guide for Sampling Plan and Core Sampling for Prebaked Anodes Used in Aluminum Production
    ASTM D 6353 : 2006 Standard Guide for Sampling Plan and Core Sampling for Prebaked Anodes Used in Aluminum Production
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