ISO 11536:2015
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Iron ores -- Determination of loss on ignition -- Gravimetric method

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ISO 11536:2015 specifies a gravimetric method for the determination of the loss in mass of fully-oxidized iron ores, when ignited at 1 000 °C.

This method is applicable to a concentration range of 1,0 % (m/m) to 10,0 % (m/m) loss on ignition in natural iron ores, iron ore concentrates and agglomerates.

The method is not applicable to the following:

a) Processed ores containing metallic iron (direct reduced iron);

b) Natural or processed ores in which the sulfur content is higher than 0,2 % (m/m);

c) Natural or processed ores in which the content of partially-oxidized iron is more than 1,0 % (m/m).


  • Document published on: 2015-08
    Edition: 1 (Monolingual) ICS: 73.060.10
    Status: Published Stage: 60.60 (2015-07-20)
    TC/SC: ISO/TC 102/SC 2 Number of Pages: 7
  • This standard has not been revised

  • No corrigenda or amendments available

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