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ASTM E688 - 94(2011) Standard Test Methods for Waste Glass as a Raw Material for Glass Manufacturing


Source: ASTM International

These test methods provide a means for determining whether waste glass is suitable for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing.

1. Scope

1.1 These test methods give the various tests for assessing the compliance of glass recovered from wastes for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing.

1.2 The test methods combine visual examinations with both chemical and physical tests. A flow chart of the testing sequence is included in this test method (see ).

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

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 hazard statements, see , , Section , and .

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
C169 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Soda-Lime and Borosilicate Glass
C566 Test Method for Total Evaporable Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying
C702 Practice for Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size
C729 Test Method for Density of Glass by the Sink-Float Comparator
D1068 Test Methods for Iron in Water
D1193 Specification for Reagent Water
D2576 Discontinued 1981; Method of Test for Metals in Water and Waste Water by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
D4129 Test Method for Total and Organic Carbon in Water by High Temperature Oxidation and by Coulometric Detection
E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves
E105 Practice for Probability Sampling Of Materials
E122 Practice for Calculating Sample Size to Estimate, With Specified Precision, the Average for a Characteristic of a Lot or Process

Index Terms

chemical tests; glass; glass cullet; glass manufacturing; glass recovery; inorganic contaminants; metallic contaminants; off-color glass; organic contaminants; physical tests; refractory contaminants; test methods; waste glass;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 81.040.10 (Raw materials and raw glass)

DOI: 10.1520/E0688-94R11

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