Ascott Corrosion Test Chambers

Corrosion Testing Standards

The test standard summaries are for general guidance only. Though believed to be accurate at the time of writing, this may change over time. So this information should not be used as a substitute for referring to a complete test standard, at an appropriate revision level.
Note: the terms salt spray, salt mist & salt fog are all in wide spread use within corrosion test standards. In this context they can be considered to be equivalent and interchangeable terms.

DIN 50 017

Condensed Water Test Climates

 

Can be used to test the corrosion protection of samples in 3 variations of condensing water climate. These 3 variations are known by the following suffixes and descriptions:

 

DIN 50 017-KK ; Condensed water in a constant climate

Test specimens are placed in an enclosed chamber, in which a climate is created that comprises of a heated, saturated mixture of air and water vapour, at a temperature of +40C and a relative humidity of 100%RH.This climate is maintained under constant steady state conditions. The test duration is variable.

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DIN 50 017-KFW ; Condensed water in a changing temperature and humidity climate

Test specimens are placed in an enclosed chamber, and exposed to a changing climate that comprises of the following two part repeating cycle. 8 hours exposure in a heated, saturated mixture of air and water vapour, at a temperature of +40C and a relative humidity of 100%RH. This is followed by 16 hours exposure to room temperature (+18 to +28C according to DIN 50 014) and a relative humidity of less than 100%RH. The number of cycle repeats and therefore the test duration is variable.

For further information on DIN standards visit; www.din.de

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DIN 50 017-KTW ; Condensed water in a changing temperature climate

Test specimens are placed in an enclosed chamber, and exposed to a changing climate that comprises of the following two part repeating cycle. 8 hours exposure in a heated, saturated mixture of air and water vapour, at a temperature of +40C and a relative humidity of 100%RH. This is followed by 16 hours exposure to room temperature (+18 to +28C according to DIN 50 014) whilst the relative humidity is maintained at 100%RH. The number of cycle repeats and therefore the test duration is variable.

For further information on DIN standards visit; www.din.de

To select an Ascott chamber suitable for this test click here

 

 

 

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