Accelerated Weathering

Simulation tests for environmental weathering processes can be performed through UV exposure by Xenon Arc and QUV instruments or chemical and salt solutions exposure.

Coefficient of Soil and Geosynthetic or Geosynthetic and Geosynthetic Friction by the Direct Shear Method (ASTM D5321)
• Geosynthetic/Geosynthetic
• Geosynthetic/Soil
• Soil/Soil

Accelerated Weathering Tests
QUV Exposure GRI GM11
Standard Guide for Testing Varnishes ASTM D154
Standard Practice for Operating Fluorescent Light Apparatus for UV Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials ASTM G154
Standard Practice for Fluorescent UV Exposure of Plastics ASTM D4329
Standard Practice for Fluorescent UV-Condensation Exposures of Paint and Related Coatings ASTM D4587
Standard Practice for Accelerated Weathering Test Conditions and Procedures for Bituminous Materials
(Fluorescent UV, Water Spray, and Condensation Method)
ASTM D4799-08
Accelerated Exposure of Automotive Exterior Materials Using a Fluorescent UV and Condensation Apparatus SAE J2020
Plastics -- Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources Part 4: Open-flame carbon-arc lamps ISO 4892-4: 2004
Test Method of Failure End Point in Accelerated & Outdoor Weathering of Bituminous Materials ASTM 1670