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Standard Test Method for Specific Gravity of Fired Ceramic Whiteware Materials

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Standard Test Method for Specific Gravity of Fired Ceramic Whiteware Materials


1.1 This test method covers the determination of specific gravity of fired ceramic whiteware materials under prescribed conditions.

Note 1—This test method is not applicable to materials attacked by water.

1.2 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.

Significance and Use

Measurement of specific gravity is a tool for determining the degree of maturation of a ceramic body.


fired ceramic whiteware materials; specific gravity; Ceramic whitewares; Specific gravity; ICS Number Code 81.060.20 (Ceramic products); 97.040.60 (Cookware, cutlery and flatware)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

15.02 (Glass; Ceramic Whitewares)

To find similar documents by classification:

81.060.20 (Ceramic products Ceramic tiles, see 91.100.23 Ceramic building products, see 91.100.25 Sanitary ceramic products, see 91.140.70)

97.040.60 (Cookware, cutlery and flatware Including table cutlery and table ware)

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Revision Level

1988 R11 EDITION



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Publication Date

Feb. 1, 2011

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

3 pages

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