Standard Method of Test for
Sampling Hydrated Lime
AASHTO Designation: T 218-86 (2004)
1.1.This method covers the procedure for sampling hydrated lime from various conveyors, points of shipment, and while in various states of storage.
1.2.The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
1.3.Refer to R 16 for regulatory information for chemicals.
2.1. Apparatus shall consist ofa 50-mm (2-in.) wide paint brush, 4 L (1 gal) buckets (or other container of approximately that capacity) with double seal friction lids
(or other sealing method) and suitable lengths of sampling tubes such as 25-mm (l-in.) diameter and 2.5 m (8 ft) in length, and 19 mm (3/4 in.) in diameter and 1
m (3 ft) in length, with suitable diagonal cut on one end.
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