ASTM F2561-06 Articles

  • ASTM Standards Help Meet Need for Clean Water

    The new ASTM Water Portal provides a single access point to standards and related information about ASTM International’s diverse committees working to protect and monitor this vital global resource. Clean and safe water is the underpinning of the quality of life for people around the world. Global economies depend on water, whether it’s to support the manufacturing of goods ...


    By ASTM International

  • Validation of a New Method for Screening Soil and Water for TCE Contamination

    INTRODUCTION ASTM Method D 7203-06, Standard Test Method for Screening Trichloroethylene (TCE)-Contaminated Media Using a Heated Diode Sensor, (ASTM 2006) can be used to screen a sample of soil or water known to contain the halogenated volatile organic compound (HVOC) TCE. The method calls for measuring the TCE concentration in the headspace above the sample using a heated diode sensor ...

  • Determining Concrete Maturity with Temperature Monitoring

    Thermocouple Data Loggers Save Time & Improve Safety Concrete maturity is a measure of how much a batch of freshly poured concrete has cured. It is a quick indicator of the in-place strength at that point in time relative to the ultimate strength when the concrete is fully cured. Traditional measurements of concrete strength rely on compression tests such as made in a lab on field cured ...


    By CAS DataLoggers

  • Blast-Induced Liquefaction of an Alluvial Sand Deposit

    A series of six different explosive charges ranging from 0.0045 to 9.06 kg were detonated at a depth of 3 m below a sand island in the South Platte River, northeast Colorado. Pore pressure, particle velocity, and residual pore pressure were measured at several locations. Liquefaction was induced in the dense, saturated, coarse sand at a depth of 3.0 m when peak compressive strain exceeded 0.01%, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Gas analyzers accelerate business growth - Case study

    Transportable multi-parameter analytical instruments have been key to the growth of an analytical services company based in Elk City, Oklahoma. Great Plains Analytical Services (GAS) operates a fleet of mobile monitoring systems, providing onsite gas analysis for customers across the USA, and Gasmet FTIR analyzers have enabled the company to offer a comprehensive onsite monitoring service. CEO ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Ask the Expert: Oil Analysis in Power Generation

    Uptime is one of the key considerations for all power generators. Electricity supply must equal demand at all times. Downtime, especially unplanned downtime, is very difficult to deal with and can be quite costly. Fortunately condition based monitoring can go a long way towards preventing unscheduled downtime and achieving ...


    By Spectro Scientific

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