What is the role of temperature and humidity control in a salt spray chamber?

What is the role of temperature and humidity control in a salt spray chamber?

A salt spray testing chamber is one of the high-quality laboratory testing instruments that is used to test the durability and corrosive resistance of various materials. Presto designs high-quality Korrox IV Magnus Series Computerized to test the corrosion resistance of coatings by following an easy-to-perform salt spray test procedure.

By subjecting the coated metals to a controlled testing environment, manufacturers can easily ensure accurate products will be delivered to the customers. Within this controlled environment, temperature and humidity play pivotal roles in simulating real-world conditions that accelerate corrosion processes.
In this blog, we will discuss brief information about the Presto salt spray test machine and the effective role that temperature and humidity control will play in assessing the quality of products.

Purpose of conducting salt spray test on metals

The salt spray test is one of the common quality tests that will be conducted on materials like paint coatings on surfaces, metal components, automobile parts or other related materials. Testing these components against corrosion is an essential part of quality control. Besides this, corrosion testing plays a significant role in metal components testing and ensures that quality materials will be delivered to the customers.
By subjecting these materials to an accelerated corrosion process in a controlled setting, their real-world longevity can be predicted. Additionally, salt spray testing allows manufacturers to evaluate and compare different coated components and select the most suitable component as per use.
Presto Stantest Pvt. Ltd. is the No.1 salt spray tester manufacturer and designs this quality testing equipment with the best quality features. Now, let us discuss a brief about Presto Korrox IV Magnus Series Computerized and how this quality testing equipment is useful in testing corrosion-resistant materials.

Test the corrosion resistance of materials against surface coatings with a Presto salt spray chamber

The Presto Korrox IV Magnus Series Computerized model is a high-quality & widely used lab testing instrument to test the corrosion resistance of metals against surface coatings. This high-quality salt spray test chamber is an HMI-based touchscreen model that offers an array of features, including inbuilt temperature settings, salt spray test mode for customizable test parameters, and a corrosion-resistant PT-100 sensor.
With its solid-state digital programmable temperature controller, users can easily create test profiles, selecting parameters such as PID settings, air saturator settings, test temperature, and air purge time. You will get faster testing results with this ASTM B117 salt spray test chamber.
Now, let us discuss the features and technical specifications of this quality testing equipment.

Features of Presto Salt Spray Chamber

  • 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 maintained in order to restrict the flow of droplets directly on the test sample.
  • Low-compressed air alarm (Smart device introduced)
  • 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

  • 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, manufacturers can easily test the samples and ensure that accurate products will be delivered to the customers.
Now, let us discuss the role of temperature and humidity control in a salt spray chamber.

Role of Temperature and Humidity Controls in Salt Spray Chamber

Temperature and humidity controls play a crucial role in a salt spray test chamber while performing corrosion testing on the materials. These controls help replicate real-world environmental conditions to assess the durability of materials and coatings. Maintaining a consistent temperature within the chamber ensures that the test conditions remain stable, as temperature can significantly impact the rate of corrosion.
Humidity control, on the other hand, influences the formation and behaviour of salt deposits on the test specimens. Proper humidity control allows for the creation of a corrosive environment that closely resembles salt-laden conditions. These controls enable researchers to evaluate the performance of materials and coatings in salt-laden atmospheres, aiding in product development and quality assessment.
If you need more information about the use of this quality testing equipment then you can give us a call at +91 9210903903 or email us at info@prestogroup.com. Our team of experts will provide you with accurate assistance for all your needs and queries.
Author : -Gaurav Malhotra

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