ASTM Corrosion Testing: Application and Use of Salt Fog, Humidity, Cyclic and Gas Tests - 2 Day Course

To be scheduled
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Akron Polymer Training Center, Akron, OH 44325-5404, U.S.A.
Cost: CEU's: 1.5
Instructor: Raymund Singleton

Course Overview

This two-day "hands-on" class will provide practical working knowledge of various ASTM corrosion tests. The test equipment used for this standard practice is actually present in the classroom, where you will learn how to operate the equipment and conduct the tests. This course is designed for corrosion technicians, product test personnel, laboratory supervisors and anyone who desires ASTM corrosion tests knowledge.


  1. Purpose, application and history of the test
  2. Corrosion and test terminology
  3. Chemical and physical background; and supporting knowledge
  4. Ingredients and solutions used for the test (water, salt, salt solution, air supply, gases)
  5. Utilization of ingredients
    • Methods and procedures
    • Safety measures
    • Humidification
    • Temperature
    • Fog
    • Test pieces/coupons/samples
    • Condensate
  6. Equipment
    • Proper operation
    • On-going operator requirements and responsibilities
    • Safety
    • Comparison samples
    • Standardized corrosion coupon
    • Calibration
  7. Analysis and records
    • Proper collection of data
    • Evaluation and interpretation of results
    • Preparation of reports
  8. Maintenance
    • Materials and supplies
    • Equipment
    • Coupons/test pieces/samples
    • Records
    • Preventative maintenance
  9. Value of Testing
    • Cost of savings
    • Supplies control
    • Process or product quality control
    • Product development