1.1 This test method covers the calibration of atmospheric corrosion test chambers for electrical contacts that produce an adherent film of corrosion product on copper, such as a test comprised of a mixture of flowing gases that react with copper.
1.2 This test method is not applicable to tests where corrosion products may be removed from a copper surface during the test by fluids.
1.3 This test method is not applicable to tests where airborne solid or liquid material may be deposited on a copper surface during the test, as in a test which includes particulates suspended in the atmosphere.
1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
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 become familiar with all hazards including those identified in the appropriate Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for this product/material as provided by the manufacturer, to establish appropriate safety and health practices, and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
B845 Guide for Mixed Flowing Gas (MFG) Tests for Electrical Contacts
accelerated testing; atmospheric corrosion; cleaning technique; contacts; copper; electrical contacts; mass change; mixed flowing gas testing; test calibration; weight gain: Atmospheric corrosion analysis; Calibration--metals/alloys analysis instrumentation; Copper corrosion; Copper coupons; Electrical contact materials; Gases (atmospheric);
ICS Number Code 77.060 (Corrosion of metals)
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