Top 5 applications of salt spray chamber for the easy testing process

Top 5 applications of salt spray chamber for the easy testing process

The need for a salt spray chamber arises from the necessity to assess the corrosion resistance of materials, coatings, and products in a controlled and accelerated manner. Presto, Asia’s No.1 manufacturer of laboratory testing instruments has designed a high-quality lab testing instrument known as a salt spray chamber. When the materials should be tested against corrosion resistance, then manufacturers of the metal industry can get assurance about the durability of materials against corrosion.

We offer different models of this quality testing equipment and one of the widely used testing equipment is Korrox IV Magnus Series Computerized. This salt spray testing chamber will make it easy for the manufacturers to conduct salt spray tests on the materials & evaluate the corrosion resistance of coatings when exposed to salt-laden environments.
In this article, we will discuss brief information about the Presto salt spray testing chamber and the top 5 applications of this quality testing equipment. So, let us get started!

Importance of conducting salt spray test on metals

Corrosion is a natural process that can cause significant damage to metals and other materials over time. By simulating a corrosive environment using a salt spray chamber, manufacturers can assess the performance and durability of their products and identify potential weaknesses or areas for improvement.
By subjecting samples to a standardized salt spray test, manufacturers can verify the effectiveness of corrosion protection measures and ensure that products are resistant to corrosion before they are released to the market.
Thus we at Presto has designed high-quality lab testing equipment known as Korrox IV Magnus Series Computerized, manufacturers of the metal industry can effectively conduct salt spray test on the metals and ensure about the quality of materials.
The Presto Salt Spray Chamber - Korrox IV Magnus Series Computerized is powerful testing equipment that can be used to evaluate the corrosion resistance of coatings when exposed to salt-laden environments.
Now, let us discuss a brief about this quality testing equipment.

All about Presto salt spray chamber Korrox IV Magnus Series Computerized

The Presto Salt Spray Chamber, specifically the Korrox IV Magnus Series Computerized HMI-based Touchscreen Model, is a sophisticated testing instrument designed for corrosion resistance evaluation. It offers several advanced features and functionalities to facilitate accurate and efficient testing processes.
This quality testing equipment is equipped with an inbuilt temperature setting capability, allowing users to control and adjust the temperature according to their test sample requirements.
This ensures that the testing conditions are precisely controlled and maintained throughout the duration of the test. With the Salt Spray Test mode, users can set specific parameters for their test samples, tailoring the test to their needs. This flexibility allows for customized testing conditions, resulting in more accurate and relevant corrosion resistance assessments.
The inclusion of a corrosion-resistant PT-100 sensor ensures reliable and precise temperature measurements within the chamber. Coupled with a solid-state digital programmable temperature controller, the system maintains accurate temperature control throughout the test duration.
Users can accurately test the rust resistance properties of the materials with a Presto salt spray chamber.
Now, let us discuss briefly the features and technical specifications of this quality testing equipment.

Features of Presto salt spray chamber- Korrox IV Magnus Series Computerized

  • HMI-based Touchscreen Model
  • Inbuilt temperature settings
  • Salt Spray Test mode enabled setting parameters according to the test sample
  • Corrosion Resistant PT-100 sensor
  • Solid-state digital Programmable Temperature Controller
  • Program profile for selecting test parameters and performing the test.
  • Easy Data Management. Users can create PID settings, Air Saturator settings, test temperature, test and air purge time, etc.
  • Current test running status display
  • Robust Construction with Fiber reinforced body(Triple wall)
  • Ease of use of sample placements inside the test chamber
  • Pneumatically operated canopy (only for 250 Ltr. Model)
  • Air purge after the test for fog settlement.
  • Reservoir Tank inside sponge filter with low solution level alarm.
  • 5-point Auto Tuning feature selection
  • Real-time vs temperature graph
  • Data recording with a temperature data reading
  • USB option available (Pen drive is not a part of supply)
  • Users can control PID settings through the Advanced Hysteresis setting
  • The angle of the Canopy was maintained in order to restrict the flow of droplets directly on the test sample.
  • Low-compressed air alarm (Smart device introduce)
  • Low NACL solution alarm.
  • Over / under voltage protection
  • Individual specimen real-time monitoring with identification.
  • Maintain fault history (Easy to Diagnostic the exact issue)

Technical specifications of Presto salt spray chamber- Korrox IV Magnus Series Computerized

  • Display: HMI Based touchscreen 7" TFT LCD Color screen
  • Chamber Temp Range: Ambient to 40ºC
  • Test Chamber Temp. working Range: 35ºC ± 2ºC
  • Chamber Temperature Least Count: 0.1ºC
  • Chamber Temperature Repeatability: ± 2ºC
  • Air Saturator Temperature Range: 40ºC- 49ºC
  • Air Saturator Temperature Least Count: 0.1ºC
  • Air Saturator Temperature Repeatability: ± 2ºC
  • Power: 220V, Single phase, 50 Hz, 15A
  • pH value of Salt Solution: 6.5 to 7.2 pH
  • Temperature Control: Inbuilt PID Temperature Controller
  • Timer(Hour meter): 6 digits
  • Test Air Pressure: 0.7Kg/cm² - 1.2Kg/cm²
  • Air Regulator: 0 to 30 psi
  • Compressed Air requirement: Approx. 7 cfm (Air Compressor not part of supply) Main airline pressure regulator with filter in customer scope.
With these high-end features and technical specifications, one can accurately test the corrosion resistance properties of the materials and ensure accuracy in test results.
The Presto corrosion test chamber will ease your work of corrosion testing.
Now, let us discuss the top 5 applications of this testing equipment.

Applications of Presto corrosion test chamber

  1. Evaluation of Phosphate Surfaces: Salt spray chambers are extensively used to assess the corrosion resistance of phosphate surfaces that have been subsequently treated with paint, primer, lacquer, or rust preventive coatings. These surfaces are commonly found in various industries, such as automotive, aerospace, and construction, where corrosion protection is crucial.
  2. Testing Zinc and Zinc-Alloy Plating: Salt spray chambers are valuable testing instruments for evaluating the corrosion resistance of zinc and zinc-alloy plated surfaces. Zinc coatings are widely used in industries like automotive, electronics, and hardware, where they provide excellent corrosion protection. The chamber helps determine the effectiveness and durability of these coatings in various environments.
  3. Assessment of Electroplated Chromium, Nickel, Copper, and Tin: Electroplated metals, such as chromium, nickel, copper, and tin, are commonly used for decorative and functional purposes. Salt spray testing allows manufacturers to evaluate the corrosion resistance of these coatings, ensuring their long-term performance and durability.
  4. Testing Non-Electrolytically Applied Coatings: Salt spray chambers are also used to assess the corrosion resistance of coatings that are not applied electrolytically. For example, zinc flake coatings, which are often used in the automotive and construction industries for corrosion protection, can be tested in the chamber to evaluate their resistance to salt spray corrosion.
  5. Evaluation of Organic and Paint Coatings: Salt spray chambers are widely employed to test the corrosion resistance of organic and paint coatings. These coatings are applied to various materials, including metals and plastics, to provide protection against corrosion. The chamber allows manufacturers to determine the effectiveness of these coatings in withstanding salt spray exposure, helping them make informed decisions about their usage.
Thus, salt spray chambers are extensively utilized to evaluate the corrosive properties and corrosion resistance of various surface treatments, including phosphate surfaces with subsequent coatings, zinc, and zinc-alloy plating, electroplated metals, non-electrolytically applied coatings, organic coatings, paint coatings. These applications help ensure the durability and reliability of materials and products in corrosive environments.
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Author : -Gaurav Malhotra

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