ASTM WK45400

    New Test Method for Chloride Resistance Test for Chromium Electroplated Exterior Parts

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    Developed by Subcommittee: B08.10 | Committee B08 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    This standard details a laboratory method to accelerate surface corrosion of electroplated chromium components exposed to hygroscopic corrosive chloride compounds. It is applicable to any substrate and coating system that utilizes electroplated chromium as the final metallic deposit.

    Manufacturing control, specification acceptance, simulated service evaluation, and research and development. Used primarily by the automotive, truck and heavy equipment industry.


    Russian Mud, finishes, chloride, chromium, decorative, functional, electroplating, corrosion

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Donald Snyder


    B08 (15-02)

    Ballot Item Approved as B995-2015 and Pending Publication