ASTM-B826 Standard Test Method for Monitoring Atmospheric Corrosion Tests by Electrical Resistance Probes

ASTM-B826 - 2009 R15 EDITION - CURRENT
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Standard Test Method for Monitoring Atmospheric Corrosion Tests by Electrical Resistance Probes
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1.1 This test method provides a means for monitoring corrosivity of environmental tests that involve exposure to corrosive gases.

1.2 This test method uses a resistance monitor (RM) probe fabricated from a chosen metal conductor, with one conductor segment uncovered to permit exposure of the chosen metal conductor to the corrosive gas mixture and the second conductor segment covered to protect the metal conductor of this segment from direct attack by the corrosive gas mixture. The covered conductor segment provides a reference for evaluating changes in the uncovered segment. The ratio of the resistance of the exposed segment to that of the covered segment provides a measure of the amount of metal conductor that has reacted with the corrosive gas test environment to form poorly conducting corrosion product, thus providing a measure of test corrosivity.

1.3 Resistance monitoring is applicable to a broad range of test conditions by selection of the appropriate metal conductor and initial metal thickness.

1.4 This method is similar in intent to Test Methods B808.

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for this product/material as provided by the manufacturer, to establish appropriate safety and health practices, and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Keywords

atmospheric corrosion monitor; atmospheric corrosion testing; corrosivity monitor; electrical resistance probe; environmental test; mixed flowing gas test; resistance monitor probe;; ICS Number Code 77.060 (Corrosion of metals)

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02.04 (Nonferrous Metals--Nickel, Cobalt, Lead, Tin, Zinc, Cadmium, Precious, Reactive, Refractory Metals and Alloys; Materials for Thermostats, Electrical Heating and Resistance Contacts, and Connectors)

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77.060 (Corrosion of metals Surface treatment and coating, see 25.220)

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Document Number

ASTM-B826-09(2015)

Revision Level

2009 R15 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Reapproval

Publication Date

May 1, 2015

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

4 pages

Committee Number

B02.11