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Corrosion test methods. The salt spray test : towards new specifications

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  25 October 2002

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In spite of its shortcomings, the salt spray test is universally used to characterize the corrosion resistance of zinc based coatings. A working group has tried to improve its reliability by the introduction of a new calibration method of the equipment. The outcome of the work is the definition of a new testing procedure, presently adopted in France for the control of coated products delivered to the automobile industry.

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© La Revue de Métallurgie, 2002

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