ASTM International - ASTM C1274-12(2020)

Standard Test Method for Advanced Ceramic Specific Surface Area by Physical Adsorption

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 April 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 11
ICS Code (Other standards related to ceramics): 81.060.99
significance And Use:

5.1 Advanced ceramic powders and porous ceramic bodies often have a very fine particulate morphology and structure that are marked by high surface-to-volume (S-V) ratios. These ceramics with high... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method covers the determination of the surface area of advanced ceramic materials (in a solid form) based on multilayer physisorption of gas in accordance with the method of Brunauer, Emmett, and Teller (BET) (1)2 and based on IUPAC Recommendations (1984 and 1994) (2, 3). This test method specifies general procedures that are applicable to many commercial physical adsorption instruments. This test method provides specific sample outgassing procedures for selected common ceramic materials, including: amorphous and crystalline silicas, TiO2, kaolin, silicon nitride, silicon carbide, zirconium oxide, etc. The multipoint BET (1) equation along with the single-point approximation of the BET equation are the basis for all calculations. This test method is appropriate for measuring surface areas of advanced ceramic powders down to at least 0.05 m2  (if in addition to nitrogen, krypton at 77.35 K is utilized as an adsorptive).

1.2 This test method does not include all existing procedures appropriate for outgassing of advanced ceramic materials. However, it provides a comprehensive summary of procedures recommended in the literature for selected types of ceramic materials. The investigator shall determine the appropriateness of listed procedures.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. State all numerical values in terms of SI units unless specific instrumentation software reports surface area using alternate units. In this case, provide both reported and equivalent SI units in the final written report. It is commonly accepted and customary (in physical adsorption and related fields) to report the (specific) surface area of solids as m2/g and, as a convention, many instruments (as well as certificates of reference materials) report surface area as m2 g-1, instead of using SI units (m2 kg-1).

1.4 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM C1274-12(2020)
April 1, 2020
Standard Test Method for Advanced Ceramic Specific Surface Area by Physical Adsorption
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the surface area of advanced ceramic materials (in a solid form) based on multilayer physisorption of gas in accordance with the method of Brunauer,...
August 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Advanced Ceramic Specific Surface Area by Physical Adsorption
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the surface area of advanced ceramic materials (in a solid form) based on multilayer physisorption of gas in accordance with the method of Brunauer,...
December 1, 2010
Standard Test Method for Advanced Ceramic Specific Surface Area by Physical Adsorption
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the surface area of advanced ceramic materials (in a solid form) based on multilayer physisorption of gas in accordance with the method of Brunauer,...
January 1, 2006
Standard Test Method for Advanced Ceramic Specific Surface Area by Physical Adsorption
1.1 This test method covers determination of surface area of advanced ceramic materials. This test method specifies general procedures that are applicable to many commercial physical adsorption...
December 10, 2000
Standard Test Method for Advanced Ceramic Specific Surface Area by Physical Adsorption
1.1 This test method covers determination of surface area of advanced ceramic materials. This test method specifies general procedures that are applicable to many commercial physical adsorption...
December 10, 2000
Standard Test Method for Advanced Ceramic Specific Surface Area by Physical Adsorption
1.1 This test method covers determination of surface area of advanced ceramic materials. This test method specifies general procedures that are applicable to many commercial physical adsorption...
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