ASTM D3879

Full Name

ASTM D3879 – Standard Test Method for Sampling Amphibole Asbestos


This test method describes the procedure for taking a composite sample or a master composite sample (at the mine, at the factory, or from a consignment) from a lot of commercial milled amphibole fibers, conditioning the sample, and reducing it in quantity so as to provide a series of relatively small test specimens of loose asbestos fiber, each of which may be regarded as representative of the lot.


amphibole asbestos; asbestos; sample; sampling; test specimen