1.1 This test method describes a wet candle device and its use in measuring atmospheric chloride deposition (amount of chloride salts deposited from the atmosphere on a given area per unit time).
1.2 Data on atmospheric chloride deposition can be useful in classifying the corrosivity of a specific area, such as an atmospheric test site. Caution must be exercised, however, to take into consideration the season because airborne chlorides vary widely between seasons.
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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D1193 Specification for Reagent Water
D4458 Test Method for Chloride Ions in Brackish Water, Seawater, and Brines
G92 Practice for Characterization of Atmospheric Test Sites
ISO9225 Corrosion of Metals and Alloys. Aggressivity of Atmospheres--Methods of Measurement of Pollution Data Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.
atmospheric chloride deposition rate; wet candle method; Atmospheric chloride deposition rate; Chloride analysis--atmospheric; Wet candle method;
ICS Number Code 71.040.50 (Physicochemical methods of analysis); 77.060 (Corrosion of metals)
ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.
Citing ASTM Standards
[Back to Top]