Matter which remains as a residue after evaporation at 105 or 180oC, but which is lost after ignition at 600oC. Includes most forms of organic matter.
(VS) is the amount of matter which volatilizes (or burns) when a water sample is heated to 550EC.
Those solids in water or other liquids that are lost on ignition of the dry solids at 550 degrees C.
Readily vaporizable solids. Those solids that are combustible at 6000C.
Those solids in water or other liquids that are lost on ignition of the dry solids at 550E° centigrade.
The quantity of solids in a sample which is lost by ignition of the dry solids at 600°C.
A solid material that is readily decomposable at relatively low temperatures.
the organic matter in manure which can be converted to gas
The term used in the laboratory analysis of the solids content of a substance (such as water) to define the portion of the total suspended and/or dissolved solids that become expulsed or driven off after heating or burning a given sample of the substance at a specified temperature and for a specified time.