Organic Impurities Test Set

Organic Impurities Test Set

Applications

The Organic Impurities Test Set is used to indicate the presence of detrimental organic compounds in sand used in mortar and cement.

A positive result is indicated by a color which is compared to the permanent color standards chart provided. A positive result will require further testing before the sands can be used. The sand sample is placed in the graduated glass impurities bottle with sodium hydroxide solution (3 parts beads to 97 parts water by weight).

Organic Impurities Test Set

Description

The Test Set includes:
• Six 16 oz Graduated Glass Impurities Test Bottles
• Color Standard Chart
• Sodium Hydroxide beads, 1 lb

Applicable Standards

ASTM C-40
AASHTO T-21

MODEL DESCRIPTION
C-404 Organic Impurities Test Set