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ASTM D2797

2007 Edition, October 1, 2007

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Standard Practice for Preparing Coal Samples for Microscopical Analysis by Reflected Light

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Superseded By: ASTM D2797/D2797M

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W/D S/S BY ASTM D2797/D2797M
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Product Details:

  • Revision: 2007 Edition, October 1, 2007
  • Published Date: October 1, 2007
  • Status: Superseded By:
  • Superseded By: ASTM D2797/D2797M
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 5
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This practice covers laboratory procedures for the preparation of granular samples of bituminous coal and anthracite samples for examination with a microscope using reflected light illumination. It does not apply to the preparation of oriented blocks of coal. 

The values stated in SI units shall be considered as standard; and inch-pound units shall be considered as approximate equivalents.

This standard does not purport to address the safety concerns 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.