EPA Method 5

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EPA Method 5:
DETERMINATION OF PARTICULATE MATTER EMISSIONS FROM STATIONARY SOURCES

Summary:
Particulate matter is withdrawn isokinetically from the source and collected on a glass fiber filter maintained at a temperature of 120 ? 14EC (248 ? 25EF) or such other temperature as specified by an applicable subpart of the standards or approved by the Administrator for a particular application. The PM mass, which includes any material that condenses at or above the filtration temperature, is determined gravimetrically after the removal of uncombined water.

Scope:
This method is applicable for the determination of PM emissions from stationary sources.

Date Issued:
8/16/1996