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ASTM Symposium on Lime

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The objective of the ASTM Symposium on Lime is to use this milestone to not only reflect on the legacy of 100 years of dedicated work by Committee C07 on Lime and the impact of this work on the lime industry and related industries, but also to invite discussion on the need for new work and possible revisions of old as we move into the next century. Producers and users of lime in all of its forms (limestone, dolomite, quicklime, lime kiln dust, hydrate, slurries and putties) and applications, as well as other professionals involved in the development of specifications regarding lime, are asked to submit an abstract. Topics include: physical and chemical characterization, sustainability, flue gas treatment technology uses, water treatment applications, mine reclamation, building lime applications, soil stabilization, asphalt, steel and glass manufacturing. For a full list of requested paper and presentation topics, click here.

Submittal Date: April 4, 2011
Symposium Date: June 28, 2012
Location: San Diego, CA
Sponsored by: C07 on Lime

To participate, presenters/authors must submit an online Abstract Submittal Form, use this link and attach a 250-300 word abstract by April 4, 2011. Presenters/authors will be notified of their paper’s acceptance by June 1, 2011. ASTM will then provide authors’ instructions and final papers are due September 8, 2011. The presentation and manuscript must not be of a commercial nature nor can it have been previously published.

Abstracts must:

  • Clearly define the objective and approach of the work discussed

  • Point out material that is new

  • Present sufficient details regarding results
Qualified, peer-reviewed symposium papers will be published in the online Journal of ASTM International (JAI). JAI is an online, peer-reviewed journal for the international scientific and engineering community. You may access information about JAI at www.astm.org/JAI.

For information on the symposium, use this link. For additional technical information, contact symposium co-chairs Margaret L. Thomson or Joseph H. Brisch.


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ASTM International develops international standards for materials, products, systems and services used in construction, manufacturing and transportation. ASTM standard specifications and test methods define uniform requirements and procedures. Visit www.astm.org to find out more.

 

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