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Test Method Title

Test Method for pH of Peat Materials

Reference Number

ASTM D2976

Material

Soil

Test Property

pH

Description of Test

The electrometric measurement of the pH of peat in suspensions of water and calcium chloride solutions is made with a potentiometer using a glass-calomel electrode system, calibrated with buffers of known pH.

Preferred Test Sample Size

1 drillers jar

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

3.0 grams of air-dried peat

Keywords

Peat, pH, water penetration, water retention

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