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.
KeywordsRussian Mud, finishes, chloride, chromium, decorative, functional, electroplating, corrosion
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.Back to Top
Ballot Item Approved as B995-2015 and Pending Publication