Artificial Weathering

  • AATCC TM 169:
    Weather Resistance of Textiles – Xenon Lamp Exposure
  • AATCC TM 186:
    Weather Resistance – UV Light and Moisture Exposure
  • ASTM D 2565:
    Standard Practice for Xenon-Arc Exposure of Plastics Intended for Outdoor Applications
  • ASTM D 4329:
    Standard Practice for Fluorescent UV Exposure of Plastics
  • ASTM D 4459:
    Standard Practice for Xenon-Arc Exposure of Plastics Intended for Indoor Applications
  • ASTM D 4798:
    Standard Practice for Accelerated Weathering Test Conditions and Procedures for Bituminous Materials (Xenon-Arc Method)
  • ASTM D 5208:
    Standard Practice for Fluorescent Ultraviolet (UV) Exposure of Photodegradable Plastics
  • ASTM G 154:
    Standard Practice for Operating Fluorescent Light Apparatus for UV Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials
  • ASTM G 155:
    Standard Practice for Operating Xenon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure of Non-Metallic Materials
  • DIN EN 513:
    Unplasticized Polyvinylchloride (PVC-U) Profiles for the Fabrication of Windows and Doors – Determination of the Resistance to Artificial Weathering
  • DIN EN ISO 4892:
    Plastics –Methods of Exposure to Laboratory Light Sources
    • Part 2: Xenon-Arc Lamps
    • Part 3: Fluorescent UV Lamps
  • SAE J 2020:
    Accelerated Exposure of Automotive Exterior Materials Using a Fluorescent UV and Condensation Apparatus
  • SAE J 2527:
    Accelerated Exposure of Automotive Exterior Materials – Using a Controlled Irradiance Apparatus
  • Ford FLTM BO 115-01:
    Plastics – Resistance To Artificial Weathering
  • Mercedes Benz DBL 5555:
    Supply Specification – Finished Parts and Semi-finished Products Made of Organic Polymer Materials – General Conditions and Test Methods
  • Porsche PPV 4014:
    Exterior – Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials – Testing in dry-hot climate or in humid-warm climate
  • VW PV 3929:
    Nonmetallic Materials – Exposure to dry-hot climate
  • VW PV 3930:
    Nonmetallic Materials – Exposure to humid-warm climate
  • ASTM G 151:
    Standard Practice for Exposing Nonmetallic Materials in Accelerated Test Devices that Use Laboratory Light Sources
  • DIN EN ISO 4892:
    Plastics – Methodsof Exposure to Laboratory Light Sources
    • Part 1: General Guidance

Others

  • DIN 53497:
    Testing of Plastics – Hot Storage Test on Mouldings Made of Thermoplastic Moulding Materials without External Mechanical Stressing
  • DIN EN ISO 62:
    Plastics –Determination of Water Absorption
  • DIN EN ISO 1110:
    Plastics – Polyamides –Accelerated Conditioning of Test Specimens
  • DIN EN ISO 2440:
    Flexible and rigid cellular polymeric materials – Accelerated ageing tests
  • DIN EN ISO 22088:
    Plastics – Determination of Resistance to Environmental Stress Cracking (ESC) 
    • Part 3: Bent Strip Method