ASTM-G50 › Standard Practice for Conducting Atmospheric Corrosion Tests on Metals
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1.1 This practice covers and defines conditions for exposure of metals and alloys to the weather. It sets forth the general procedures that should be followed in any atmospheric test. It is presented as an aid in conducting atmospheric corrosion tests so that some of the pitfalls of such testing may be avoided. As such, it is concerned mainly with panel exposures to obtain data for comparison purposes.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
atmospheric corrosion; exposure angle; evaluation—atmospheric test; exposure site design; frames; marine exposures; racks; specimens; specimen preparation;; ICS Number Code 77.060 (Corrosion of metals)
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2010 R15 EDITION
Dec. 1, 2015