ASTM C1318

Full Name

ASTM C1318 – Standard Test Method for Determination of Total Neutralizing Capability and Dissolved Calcium and Magnesium Oxide in Lime for Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD)


This test method covers analysis of magnesian, dolomitic and high-calcium limes for total neutralizing capability and dissolved major oxides.

Dissolved calcium and magnesium are the major species that neutralize acid under the conditions of the test.


dissolved calcium; dissolved magnesium; flue gas desulfurization (FGD); lime; pH determination; total neutralizing capability