general accelerated weathering standards – MIL-STD-810G

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United States Military Standard

MIL-STD-810G is an environmental testing programme and engineering method which allows you to consider the environmental stresses, and influences that they may have on equipment throughout its service life. The standard details environmental test methods based of performance requirements.

MIL STD 810G standard requirements

proposed parameter rangewithin current operating range
standard refMIL 810G Procedure 2
irradiance0.60W/m² at 340nmyes
filter systemdaylight BB filtersyes
chamber temperature49 degrees dark, 49 degrees lightyes
BST/BPT temperatureBST 70 degrees lightyes
relative humidityno requirementsyes
light cycle2hrs dark, 20hrs light, 2 hrs darkyes
spray cycleno sprayyes
test duration10 x 24hrs cycle (240hrs)

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