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ASTM Test Standards

The American Society for Testing and Materials is a standards organization responsible for publishing a variety of technical standards for a range of products. Each of these standards may be used by companies, voluntarily to test their products. These products include iron, steel and other metals, construction materials, petroleum products, lubricants, paints and coatings, plastics rubber and more..

The following are a few ASTM standards that CSZ Testing has experience with; CSZ can also customize materials testing solutions to meet your needs.

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ASTM Standards

Packaging and Shipping Test Standards

ASTM D 4169 - Standard Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems

Shock and Vibration Test Standards

ASTM C 192 - Standard Practice for Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Laboratory
ASTM D 3580 - Standard Test Methods for Vibration (Vertical Linear Motion) Test of Products
ASTM D 999 - Standard Test Methods for Vibration Testing of Shipping Containers

Accelerated Aging Test Standards

ASTM D 5427 - Standard Practice for Accelerated Aging of Inflatable Restraint Fabrics
ASTM F 1980 - Standard Guide for Accelerated Aging of Sterile Barrier Systems for Medical Devices

Corrosion, Salt Fog and Salt Spray Test Standards

ASTM A 380 - Standard Practice for Cleaning, Descaling, and Passivation of Stainless Steel Parts, Equipment, and Systems
ASTM A 923 - Standard Test Methods for Detecting Detrimental Intermetallic Phase in Duplex Austenitic/Ferritic Stainless Steels
ASTM A 967 - Standard Specification for Chemical Passivation Treatments for Stainless Steel Parts
ASTM B 117 - Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus
ASTM B 368 - Standard Test Method for Copper-Accelerated Acetic Acid-Salt Spray (Fog) Testing (CASS Test)
ASTM B 449 - Standard Specification for Chromates on Aluminum
ASTM B 663 - Standard Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings of Zinc on Iron and Steel
ASTM D 1654 - Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Painted or Coated Specimens Subjected to Corrosive Environments
ASTM D 3359 - Standard Test Methods for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test
ASTM D 5894 - Standard Practice for Cyclic Salt Fog/UV Exposure of Painted Metal, (Alternating Exposures in a Fog/Dry Cabinet and a UV/Condensation Cabinet)
ASTM D 610 -Standard Practice for Evaluating Degree of Rusting on Painted Steel Surfaces
ASTM G 47 -Standard Test Method for Determining Susceptibility to Stress-Corrosion Cracking of 2XXX and 7XXX Aluminum Alloy Products
ASTM G 85 -Standard Practice for Modified Salt Spray (Fog) Testing

Temperature and Humidity Test Standards

ASTM A 194 - Standard Specification for Carbon Steel, Alloy Steel, and Stainless Steel Nuts for Bolts for High Pressure or High Temperature Service, or Both
ASTM C 272 - Standard Test Method for Water Absorption of Core Materials for Sandwich Constructions
ASTM C 367 - Standard Test Methods for Strength Properties of Prefabricated Architectural Acoustical Tile or Lay-In Ceiling Panels
ASTM D 1151 - Standard Practice for Effect of Moisture and Temperature on Adhesive Bonds
ASTM D 1183 - Standard Practices for Resistance of Adhesives to Cyclic Laboratory Aging Conditions
ASTM D 1748 - Standard Test Method for Rust Protection by Metal Preservatives in the Humidity Cabinet
ASTM D 2126 - Standard Test Method for Response of Rigid Cellular Plastics to Thermal and Humid Aging
ASTM D 3103 - Standard Test Method for Thermal Insulation Performance of Distribution Packages
ASTM D 3165 - Standard Test Method for Strength Properties of Adhesives in Shear by Tension Loading of Single-Lap-Joint Laminated Assemblies
ASTM D 380 - Standard Test Methods for Rubber Hose
ASTM D 5516 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Flexural Properties of Fire-Retardant Treated Softwood Plywood Exposed to Elevated Temperatures
ASTM D 618 - Standard Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing
ASTM D 696 - Standard Test Method for Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion of Plastics Between −30°C and 30°C with a Vitreous Silica Dilatometer
ASTM E 1171 - Standard Test Methods for Photovoltaic Modules in Cyclic Temperature and Humidity Environments