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Cyclic Corrosion & Salt Spray Testing

CSZ Testing provides salt spray testing services to simulate the resistance of your product to corrosion from salt and sea mist. 

Cyclic Corrosion testing is often performed on coatings, paints, automotive components, electronic connections and virtually any product that may be corroded from being exposed to salt and/or sea mists.

CSZ's Salt Spray and cyclic corrosion testing can also meet a variety of test standards including ASTM, Mil-Std, SAE and DO-160 for testing the effects of salt fog on a variety of products.

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Salt Spray Testing Services

  • Capabilities
  • Services
  • Products Tested
  • Test Specifications

Temperature: Ambient to 71°C
Humidity: 10% to 95% RH
Chamber Size: Up to 31 cubic feet
Salt Dilution: 5% Salt Solution



  • Cyclic Corrosion
  • Accelerated Corrosion
  • Salt Spray/Salt Fog





Here are a few of the products that are often tested in salt spray conditions:

  • Airbag Inflators
  • Brakes
  • DAB & PAB
  • Electronics
  • Military Products
  • Roofrails
  • Steering Wheels
  • ...and more


The following are a few of the common specifications that require the use of temperature and humidity testing. Tests may also be adapted to your specific needs, view full list of specifications.

Specification Type of Product
ASTM B 117 Betakes, Nuts, Bolts, Steering Wheels, DAB, Black Boxes
ASTM G 85 Metals, Coatings
CM20106 Rev. 1 Steering Wheels DAB & PAB
GM-CM20217 & 21 Steering Wheels DAB & PAB
GMW2118GS-5-2-V-1 PAB, DAB, Steering Wheels, Roofrails
MIL-STD-810 Military
MIL-C-5541E Military
MIL-STD-331B Test C3 Military
Navistar Military
RTCA/DO 160 Commercial, Military

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