ISO 4892-2

Automotive accelerated weathering standards – ISO 4892-2 – Porsche / General

ISO 4892

plastics method of exposure to laboratory light sources

ISO 4892 specifies methods of exposing samples to laboratory light sources with the addition of moisture, humidity, temperature, to simulate the conditions which it is expected to endure in its real life application.

artificial weathering

ISO 4892-2

ISO 4892-2 exposes samples to xenon arc light.  This test can be conducted using outdoor filters or indoor window glass filters depending on your requirements with several cycle options on offer.

ISO 4892-2 Method B Cycle 5 standard requirements

proposed parameter rangewithin current operating range
standard refISO 4892-2 Method B Cycle 5
filter systemWindow Qyes
chamber temperature38 degrees lightyes
BST/BPT temperatureBST 63 degrees lightyes
relative humidity50%±5% lightyes
light cyclecontinuous light yes
spray cycleno sprayyes
test duration250hrs

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