ASTM International - ASTM D6558-00

Standard Test Method for Determination of TGA CO2 Reactivity of Baked Carbon Anodes and Cathode Blocks

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 December 2000
Status: historical
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Materials for aluminium production): 71.100.10
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1.1 This test method covers the thermogravimetric (TGA) determination of CO2 reactivity and dusting of shaped carbon anodes and cathode blocks used in the aluminum reduction industry. The apparatus selection covers a significant variety of types with various thermal conditions, sample size capability, materials of construction, and procedures for determining the mass loss and subsequent rate of reaction. This test method standardizes the variables of sample dimensions, reaction temperature, gas velocity over the exposed surfaces and reaction time such that results obtained on different apparatuses are correlatable.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.3 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.

Document History

October 1, 2015
Standard Test Method for Determination of TGA CO2 Reactivity of Baked Carbon Anodes and Cathode Blocks
5.1 The CO2 reactivity rates are used to quantify the tendency of a carbon artifact to react with carbon dioxide. Carbon consumed by these unwanted side reactions is unavailable for the primary...
May 1, 2010
Standard Test Method for Determination of TGA CO2 Reactivity of Baked Carbon Anodes and Cathode Blocks
1.1 This test method covers the thermogravimetric (TGA) determination of CO2 reactivity and dusting of shaped carbon anodes and cathode blocks used in the aluminum reduction industry. The apparatus...
May 1, 2005
Standard Test Method for Determination of TGA CO2 Reactivity of Baked Carbon Anodes and Cathode Blocks
The CO2 reactivity rates are used to quantify the tendency of a carbon artifact to react with carbon dioxide. Carbon consumed by these unwanted side reactions is unavailable for the primary reactions...
ASTM D6558-00
December 10, 2000
Standard Test Method for Determination of TGA CO2 Reactivity of Baked Carbon Anodes and Cathode Blocks
1.1 This test method covers the thermogravimetric (TGA) determination of CO2 reactivity and dusting of shaped carbon anodes and cathode blocks used in the aluminum reduction industry. The apparatus...
December 10, 2000
Standard Test Method for Determination of TGA CO2 Reactivity of Baked Carbon Anodes and Cathode Blocks
1.1 This test method covers the thermogravimetric (TGA) determination of CO2 reactivity and dusting of shaped carbon anodes and cathode blocks used in the aluminum reduction industry. The apparatus...
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