Standard Test Method for Sizing and Counting Airborne Particulate Contamination in Cleanrooms and Other Dust-Controlled Areas

This test method covers the direct flame atomic absorption determination of aluminum in the nitrous oxide-acetylene flame. This test method was tested on reagent, natural, and potable waters. It is the user′s responsibility to ensure the validity of this test method for waters of untested matrices.

Analysis Type (Application Method): Atomic absorption spectrophotometry (AAS)

Link to ASTM® D857:12 Method

Compatible Filters:

Groundwater sampling capsules or portable vacuum filter holder with hand vacuum pump. Filtering in field at time of collection. Any 0.45 μm filter that will not contribute/remove metals. Forceps to handle filter membrane.


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