What is the purpose of testing metals in a salt spray testing chamber?
Metals are essential components of a variety of products, from aerospace and automotive parts, the use of metals is everywhere. But what if these metals will get deteriorated before time? This will lead to poor quality of products. Thus, it is important for metal manufacturers to conduct salt spray test on the materials and ensure that quality products will be delivered to the customers.
Presto is a leading salt spray tester manufacturer in Asia and designed different models of this quality testing instrument. One of the widely used models of the salt spray chamber is the cyclic corrosion salt spray chamber. This is one of the high-quality lab testing equipment that has been designed to test the different properties of metals and save your metal from getting deteriorated.
In this blog, we are going to discuss brief information about salt spray testing instruments and how this quality testing equipment is used to test the corrosion-resistant properties of the metals accurately. But first, let us discuss brief information about salt spray testing.
What is salt spray testing?
Salt spray testing is a type of corrosion test that involves exposing the metal to a salt spray or salt salt-laden environment. The purpose of this test is to determine how the metal will perform in terms of corrosion resistance when exposed to these conditions.
Presto ASTM B117 salt spray tester is one of the widely used lab testing equipment that is used to test the metal-related properties of the materials and ensure that quality products will be delivered to the customers.
The salt spray corrosion chamber is the most versatile corrosion test chamber that will help the manufacturers to perform neutral salt spray tests and other related tests so that the metal will be tested accurately. This high-quality lab testing equipment has been designed with high-end features that make it easy for manufacturers to conduct salt spray tests on the materials. Now, let us discuss brief information about Presto cyclic corrosion test chamber. You can easily assess the durability of metal components with the Presto salt spray chamber.
Now, let us discuss brief information about the Presto salt spray chamber.
All about Presto cyclic corrosion test chamber
Many metals are susceptible to corrosion, and one of the most common ways that metal corrodes is through a salt spray. Salt spray testing is a way to simulate the conditions that can lead to corrosion, and it can help manufacturers determine which metals are more resistant to corrosion and which are more likely to succumb to it.
Thus, we at Presto have designed a highly versatile salt spray test chamber that has been designed to test the corrosion-resistant properties of the materials and ensure that quality products will be delivered to the customers. This high-quality lab testing equipment has been designed to perform the corrosion-resistant properties of the materials and will help manufacturers in performing neutral salt spray tests and also enables the users to perform intense ‘modified’ tests such as those explained in ASTM G85. In this the conventional salt spray is often programmed with multiple climates, in a multi-stage cycle, to intensify the test. Some Test Cycles Names – Salt spray and Wetting / Condensation Humidity (SWAAT) or Salt spray and Air drying (PROHESION).
Now, let us discuss brief information about the features and technical specifications of the cyclic corrosion test chamber.
Features of Presto cyclic corrosion test chamber
Salt spray testing is a common corrosion test method used to evaluate the corrosion resistance of materials and coatings. The test specimens are exposed to an environment that is highly corrosive, and the results are used to determine the material’s or coating’s ability to withstand corrosion. Presto salt spray corrosion test chamber has been designed with an advanced set of features that makes it easy for manufacturers to conduct salt spray test on the materials. Below we have discussed the advanced features of the Presto cyclic corrosion test chamber.
- HMI-based Touchscreen Model
- Inbuilt temperature settings
- Salt Spray Test mode enabled to set parameters according to the test sample
- Temperature setting and Preset Timer functions incorporated in HMI for accuracy and repeatability
- Corrosion Resistant PT-100 sensor
- Solid-state digital Programmable Temperature Controller
- Program profile for selecting test parameters and performing the test.
- Easy Data Management. Users can create PID settings, Air Saturator settings, test temperature, test and air purge time, etc.
- Current test running status display
- Robust Construction with Fiber reinforced body (Triple wall)
- Ease of use of sample placements inside the test chamber
- Pneumatically operated canopy (only for 250 Ltr. Model)
- Air purge after the test for fog settlement.
- Microprocessor-based inbuilt PID controller
- Reservoir Tank inside sponge filter available
- Auto Tuning feature selection
- Run time vs temperature graph
- Data recording with a temperature data reading
- USB option available (Pen drive is not a part of supply)
- Option available to set PV and SV value
- User can control PID settings through Advanced Hysteresis setting
- Angle of Canopy maintained in order to restrict the flow of droplets directly on the test sample.
Technical specifications of Presto salt spray chamber
|Display||HMI Based touchscreen 7inch TFT LCD Colour screen|
|Chamber Temperature Range||Ambient to 40ºC|
|Test Temperature Range||35ºC ± 2ºC|
|Chamber Temperature Least Count||0.1ºC|
|Chamber Temperature Repeatability||± 2ºC|
|Air Saturator Temperature Range||40ºC – 49ºC|
|Air Saturator Temperature Least Count||0.1ºC|
|Air Saturator Temperature Repeatability||± 2ºC|
|Power||220V Ac, Single phase, 50 Hz, 15 A|
|pH value of Salt Solution||6.5 to 7.2|
|Temperature Control||Inbuilt PID Temperature Controller|
|Timer(Hour meter)||99999.9 hour|
|Test Air Pressure||0.7Kg/cm² – 1.2Kg/cm²|
|Air Regulator||0 to 30 psi|
With these high-end features and technical specifications, one can easily conduct salt spray tests on the metals. You can also conduct a free sample testing session for this quality testing equipment by giving us a call at +91-9210903903 or emailing us at [email protected] to know salt spray chamber price. Our team of technical experts will consult you regarding all your needs and queries.
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