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AACC International Approved Methods -AACC Method 64-71.01. Mechanical Sampling of Dry, Free-Flowing Granular Material

AACC International Approved Methods

Sampling

AACCI Method 64-71.01
Mechanical Sampling of Dry, Free-Flowing Granular Material

VIEW METHOD

Objective
A representative sample is essential for meaningful inspection and quality analysis. This method provides the means of obtaining a representative sample from a large mass of free-flowing material (Fig. 1) as material is conveyed through an inclined spout or chute or from discharge end of conveyer belt (Figs. 2 and 3). The method is applicable to wheat, rice and other cereal grains, and other commodities like pulses, seeds, cornmeal, bulgur, etc.