Bulk density as determined by this test method is a basic material property of importance in manufacturing and application of carbon and graphite.
This test method can be used for quality and process control, material characterization and description, and other purposes.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the bulk density of manufactured articles of carbon and graphite of at least 500 mm3 volume. The bulk density is calculated to an accuracy of 0.25 %, using measurements of mass and dimensions in air at 25 ± 5°C.
Extracted, with permission, from ASTM C559 Standard Test Method for Bulk Density by Physical Measurements of Manufactured Carbon and Graphite Articles, copyright ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, West Conshohocken, PA 19428. A copy of the standard may be purchased from ASTM International, phone 610-832-9555, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.astm.org.
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