ASTM International - ASTM B368-09
Standard Test Method for Copper-Accelerated Acetic Acid-Salt Spray (Fog) Testing (CASS Test)
|Publication Date:||15 April 2009|
|ICS Code (Corrosion of metals):||77.060|
significance And Use:
The CASS test is widely employed and is useful for specification acceptance, simulated service evaluation, manufacturing control, and research and development. It was developed specifically for... View More
The CASS test is widely employed and is useful for specification acceptance, simulated service evaluation, manufacturing control, and research and development. It was developed specifically for use with decorative, electrodeposited nickel/chromium and copper/nickel/chromi
1.1 This test method prescribes the conditions required in copper-accelerated acetic acid-salt spray (CASS) testing for specification purposes. The standard does not specify the type of test specimen or exposure periods to be used for a specific product, nor the interpretation to be given to the results.
1.2 This test method is applicable to evaluating the corrosive performance of decorative copper/nickel/chromi
Note 1-The following standards are not requirements. They are referenced for information only: Practices B 537 and E 50, Specifications B 456 and B 604, and Test Method B 602.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For more specific safety precautionary information see 8.1.