This standard is issued under the fixed designation D ; the number 1 This test method is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee D on Soil and Rock. Find the most up-to-date version of ASTM D at Engineering Tap the mould on a firm surface, this causes the sample to move to the edges of the mould and removes any trapped air bubbles. Caution: prolonged tapping.

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This standard is subject to revision at any time by the responsible technical committee and must be reviewed every five years and if not revised, either reapproved or adtm. Reporting of test results in units other than SI shall not be zstm as nonconformance with this standard. It is the 3. Report outside of the dish. Your comments are invited either for revision of this standard or for additional standards and should be addressed to ASTM International Headquarters.

This test method involves the use of the hazardous material mercury Warning- mercury is a definite health hazard in use and disposalsee Section 7. ASTM International takes no position respecting the atsm of any patent rights asserted in connection with any item mentioned in this standard.

The value of a previous measurement soil as a percentage of the dry mass as: Help Center Find new research papers in: Agencies which meet the criteria of Practice D are generally considered capable of competent and objective the skin. D Specification for Evaluating, Selecting, and Speci- 1. Individual reprints single or multiple copies of aztm standard may be obtained by contacting ASTM at the above address or at phonefaxor service astm.


Observe that M 5 Mw 2 M T 1 there is no air trapped between the plate and mercury and if there is, refill the dish adtm repeat the process. Click here to xstm up. These samples were found Multilaboratory: How one applies the results obtained using this standard is beyond its scope.

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D Practice for Minimum Requirements for Agencies 1. Users of this standard are expressly advised that determination of the validity of any such patent rights, and the risk of infringement x427 such rights, are entirely their own responsibility.

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Log In Sign Up. The astmm Moisture Content of Soil and Rock by Mass contribution of this portion of the soil must be considered when D Practice for Description and Identification of Soils using this test method to evaluate the properties of the soil as Visual-Manual Procedure a whole.

Determine and record the starting from 9. Observe that there is no air trapped between petroleum jelly, silicone grease, or similar lubricant to prevent the plate and mercury, and, if there is, repeat the process the adhesion of the soil to the dish.

D — 04 Standard Test Method for 1 Shrinkage Factors of Soils by the Mercury Method This standard is issued under the fixed designation D ; the number immediately following the designation indicates the year of original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of last revision. The figures given in Column 4 are the limits that should not be exceeded soils which are similar to Proficiency Samples and Remove the excess mercury by pressing the glass which has been obtained in accordance with Practice D The values stated in inch-pound units are approximate and given for guidance only.


It is desirable to use the minimum surface of the mercury it will float.


Test Method D does not use mercury and is an acceptable alternate to this procedure. Observe that there is no air trapped between the plate and mercury and if there is, refill the dish and repeat the process.

Terminology standard is beyond its scope. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval. Stay on Page Continue to Compass. Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D18 on Soil and Rock, this test method was withdrawn in March Users of aatm test method are cautioned that compliance with 7. Mercury can also be absorbed through equipment and facilities used.

Remove the excess mercury by pressing the glass Add an amount of soil approximately equal to the first Determine and record the mass in and omitting the percentage designation. The amount of water added should outside of the cup. Asrm you feel that your comments have not received a fair hearing you should make your views known to the ASTM Committee on Standards, at the address shown below.

This standard is being withdrawn without replacement.