The principle of the method specified is tapping a specified amount of powder in a container by means of a tapping apparatus until no further decrease in the volume of the powder takes place. The mass of the powder divided by its volume after the test gives its tap density. By agreement, the tapping may be carried out by hand.
Status: WithdrawnPublication date: 1993-10
Edition: 3Number of pages: 3
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 119/SC 2 Sampling and testing methods for powders (including powders for hardmetals)
- ICS :
- 77.160 Powder metallurgy
ISO 3953:1993Stage: 95.99
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