ASTM D2234 November 10, 2000
Standard Practice for Collection of a Gross Sample of Coal
Includes all amendments and changes through Editorial Change 1, September 2001
Additional Comments: W/D S/S BY ASTM D2234/D2234M
Published By:ASTM International (ASTM)
This practice covers procedures for the collection of a sample under various conditions of sampling. The sample is to be crushed and further prepared for analysis in accordance with Method D 2013. However, the procedures for dividing large samples before any crushing are given in this practice.
This practice describes general and special purpose sampling procedures for coals (1) by size and condition of preparation (for example, mechanically cleaned coal or raw coal) and (2) by sampling characteristics.
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.