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1.1 This test method covers a dry screen analysis for asbestos fiber by means of a mechanical sieve shaker.
1.2 This test method is limited in its application to Group 4 and shorter chrysotile asbestos fiber samples as defined in Test Method D3639. However, some short amphibole asbestos fibers may be suitable for evaluation by this method.
1.3 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.
1.5 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. For specific safety hazard, see 1.4. ^REFERENCE:
D2590 Test Method for Sampling Chrysotile Asbestos
D2946 Terminology for Asbestos and Asbestos–Cement Products
D3639 Test Method for Classification of Asbestos by Quebec Standard Test
D3879 Test Method for Sampling Amphibole Asbestos (Withdrawn)
E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves
E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods
|Engelse titel||Standard Test Method for Screen Analysis of Asbestos Fibers|