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D887-82(1989)e1 Standard Practices for Sampling Water-Formed Deposits

Copyright 1997 AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS, West Conshohocken, PA. All rights reserved.

1. Scope

1.1 These practices cover the sampling of water-formed deposits for chemical, physical, biological, or radiological analysis. The practices cover both field and laboratory sampling. It also defines the various types of deposits. The following practices are included:

Sections Practice A-Sampling Water-Formed Deposits From Tubing of Steam Generators and Heat Exchangers 8 to 10 Practice B-Sampling Water-Formed Deposits From Steam Turbines 11 to 14

1.2 The general procedures of selection and removal of deposits given here can be applied to a variety of surfaces that are subject to water-formed deposits. However, the investigator must resort to his individual experience and judgment in applying these procedures to his specific problem.

1.3 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems 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. >See Section 7 and Notes 1 through 4 for specific hazards statements.

 
 
 
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