IEC 60068-2-52:2017 PRV 
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Environmental testing - Part 2-52: Tests - Test Kb: Salt mist, cyclic (sodium chloride solution)


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IEC 60068-2-52:2017 specifies the application of the cyclic salt mist test to components or equipment designed to withstand a salt-laden atmosphere as salt can degrade the performance of parts manufactured using metallic and/or non-metallic materials. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 1996. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) the entire content has been harmonized with ISO 9227 as far as possible;
b) an introduction has been added;
c) the scope has been simplified;
d) normative references have been updated;
e) the general description of the test has been changed;
f) a dry chamber has been added to the test apparatus;
g) severities have been changed to test methods;
h) test methods 7 and 8 have been added;
i) information on the test report has been added;
j) Figure 1 has been changed to Table 1;
k) a typical test apparatus example has been added in a new Annex A;
l) a description of each test method has been added in a new Annex B;
m) bibliographical references have been added.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2017-09-01
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 104 - Environmental conditions, classification and methods of testrss
ICS19.040 - Environmental testing
Stability date  2020
File size1104 KB

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