What is Salt Spray Corrosion Testing and why conduct it?

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Salt spray testing is used in a variety of sectors to verify long-term coating performance. For example, in the oil and gas business, salt spray testing will frequently require to ensure that fasteners (nuts, bolts, etc.) are suitably coated for usage in extremely severe conditions. Thus, with the help of Testronix salt spray chamber stainless steel digital, you will be able to measure the corrosion-resistant properties of materials with ease. The salt spray test conducted with the help of this reliable testing instrument will make sure that your products will be tested easily. Here in this blog, we will discuss the salt spray corrosion testing method and the importance of conducting the corrosion test with the help of this lab testing instrument.

What is a salt spray test?

Salt spray testing simulates a corrosive saline environment in the lab. It is used to test the capacity of surface coatings to survive air corrosion in an expedited manner. It's also known as salt fog testing, and it's one of the oldest testing procedures that help you to test the quality of surface coatings when exposed to a salt-laden environment. This test can be conducted with the help of a salt spray chamber- stainless steel. Thus, we at Testronix Testing Instruments are known as the leading manufacturer of salt spray testing instrument.

This time-tested product has been specifically designed to assess the rust-proof ability of components to withstand corrosion due to atmospheric conditions. It provides complete flexibility in the simulation of real-life weathering conditions. This lab testing equipment is used in industrial testing laboratories for various research and analysis purposes. This lab testing instrument is capable of creating very high temperatures for testing and studying the effect on different painted and plated metal substrates.

Salt Spray Test Chambers, also known as Salt Fog Test Chambers, are used to evaluate the corrosion resistance of metal parts, zinc-plated nuts and bolts, surface coatings, and paint. Below we have listed the features and technical specifications of this corrosion test chamber.

Features of Testronix salt spray chamber-stainless steel (digital)

Salt Spray chamber SS digital is one the most accurate testing instruments for measuring the corrosion resistance of the coating. Below we have listed the features you will get with the help of this lab testing equipment.

  • Inbuilt temperature settings
  • Salt Spray Test feature to enable parameters according to test sample
  • Temperature and timer functions are inbuilt to set all test parameters accurately
  • Robust Construction with stainless steel body
  • Less maintenance and easy to operate model
  • Stainless steel Corrosion-resistant body as per ASTM B117
  • Simple placement of samples with extra hooks
  • Users can control PID settings through the advanced hysteresis setting
  • Angle of Canopy maintained in order to restrict the flow of droplets directly on the test sample as per ASTM B117 standards
  • Leakproof Hood and 100% insulation to provide accurate results

Technical Specifications of salt spray chamber – stainless steel (digital)

  • Construction: Inside Tank & Canopy Heavy Grade Laser Cut 316 Grade Stainless Steel (certified)
  • Latest Technology Atomiser Timer
  • Chamber Temperature: Ambient to 35 +/- 2 °C
  • Test air pressure 0.7Kg/cm² - 1.2Kg/cm²
  • Power 220V, Single phase, 50 Hz, 15 A
  • Ph Value of salt solution 6.5 to 7.2 pH
  • 45-degree angle canopy
  • Sample viewing window

Besides this, you will also get optional accessories along with this lab testing instrument.

1. Air saturator- to saturate the air inside the chamber for compliance with ASTM B117

2. Fog collection unit

3. pH meter- to check the pH of salt solution

4. Pneumatic opening of canopy for ease in operation

Although each laboratory has a slightly different setup, Testronix is fortunate to have a cabinet with a digital readout displaying the total hours of test cabinet operation, as well as alarms that will notify us about a variety of important things, such as if the salt solution level becomes low. If you want to know about the salt spray chamber price, working, maintenance, then give us a call at +91 9313140140 or email us at info@testronixinstruments.com. Our technical experts will provide you with effective information about this testing instrument so that you can deliver the quality of products to your customers.

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