MT 33 - Tap density

 

Content Handbook F

 

Ouline of method

The powder is put into a glass measuring cylinder of known mass which is then raised and allowed to fall vertically through a distance of 2.5 cm on to a rubber pad. The operation is repeated 50 times and the final volume of the powder is measured.

 

 

Scope

The test may be used for determining the apparent density of a material in connection with national and international health regulations.