Exposure Testing Books

  • Durability of Building and Construction Sealants and Adhesives: 3rd Volume

    Twenty-one peer-reviewed papers provide the latest scientific research, gained from laboratory research and field work, in the building and construction industry for all aspects of sealant and adhesive durability. Topics cover:Laboratory Testing and Specialized Outdoor Exposure Testing — a report on a correlation between environmental and ...

  • Reactor Dosimetry: 12th International Symposium

    The latest edition of this popular ASTM series provides an extensive overview of the latest advances in reactor dosimetry. As operating nuclear power reactors have aged and continue to operate on extended operating licenses, new pressure vessel surveillance techniques have been required. Eastern European pressurized water reactors, especially ...

  • Laboratory Apparatus; Degradation of Materials; SI; Oxygen Fire Safety

    This volume includes the unified American National Standard IEEE/ASTM SI-10 Standard for the Use of the International System of Units (SI): The Modern Metric System. Volume 14.04 also provides standards that evaluate outdoor and laboratory accelerated weathering tests, such as joint weathering projects, natural and environmental exposure ...

  • Laboratory Apparatus; Degradation of Materials; SI; Oxygen Fire Safety

    This volume includes the unified American National Standard IEEE/ASTM SI-10 Standard for the Use of the International System of Units (SI): The Modern Metric System. Volume 14.04 also provides standards that evaluate outdoor and laboratory accelerated weathering tests, such as joint weathering projects, natural and environmental exposure ...

  • Laboratory Apparatus; Degradation of Materials; SI; Oxygen Fire Safety

    This volume contains the latest standards on: The Modern Metric System--features the unified American National Standard IEEE/ASTM SI-10 Standard for the Use of the International System of Units (SI): The Modern Metric System. Weathering and Durability--describes and evaluates outdoor and laboratory accelerated weathering tests, such as joint ...

  • ASTM Standards on Detention and Correctional Facilities, Second Edition (CD-ROM)

    This new edition gives you access to 14 key ASTM specifications, test methods, and practices for products used throughout the industry in the manufacture of doors, locks, and security systems of detention and correctional facilities. It also includes the Hollow Metal Manufacturers Association Specification 863 for Detention Security Hollow Metal ...

  • Performance and Durability of Window-Wall Interface

    Get the latest information available on the performance and durability of the window-wall interface. STP 1484 offers new research, exhaustive testing, and the creation of installation standards which attempt to identify installation methods and construction sequencing, to integrate a variety of fenestration products into a variety of wall ...

  • ASTM Standards on Detention and Correctional Facilities, 2nd Edition (Print)

    This new edition gives you access to 14 key ASTM specifications, test methods, and practices for products used throughout the industry in the manufacture of doors, locks, and security systems of detention and correctional facilities. It also includes the Hollow Metal Manufacturers Association Specification 863 for Detention Security Hollow Metal ...

  • An Introduction to the Development and Use of the Master Curve Method

    This new ASTM manual introduces the concept of the Master Curve Method so it can be understood and used by engineers who have had limited exposure to elastic-plastic fracture mechanics and/or advanced statistical methods. It addresses the practical design-related problem of defining the ductile-to-brittle fracture transition temperature of ...

  • Protective Gloves for Occupational Use

    Completely updated to reflect the continued importance of protective gloves to occupational health, this second edition of a standard-setting book provides state-of-the-art information on glove materials, the manufacture of gloves, how to perform testing of gloves, and glove performance according to standardized technical methods in vivo.The ...

  • Slip and Fall Prevention: A Practical Handbook

    The average cost of a worker fall is $12,470, increasing to over $26,000 when lost production and other costs are factored in. At a profit margin of 10%, more than $250,000 of revenue needs to be generated to cover a single slip/fall loss. Costs are higher for falls sustained by the public.Slip and Fall Prevention: A Practical Handbook responds ...

  • ISOCYANATES: Sampling, Analysis, and Health Effects

    STP 1408 examines the latest data and technology on isocyanates, and features topics ranging from sampling and analysis methods to health effects. Isocyanates are widely used in many industrial processes because of their high activity and affinity to many substances, which lead to polymerization, as well as the properties for the resulting ...

  • Chemical Resistance CD-ROM

    This third edition contains over 50% more information than previous editions, and covers more than 213 material types exposed to over 4,500 exposure media, both common and exotic. Hard to find information is normalized to quickly provide answers to your questions.Records are organized in four ways: Alphabetically by material, Alphabetically by ...

  • Durability 2000: Accelerated and Outdoor Weathering Testing

    This comprehensive new volume examines the latest advances and innovations in weathering and durability testing. 13 peer-reviewed papers are divided into these sections:Material Characterization--4 papers explore the characteristics of materials that have been subjected to exposure tests. They cover image analysis techniques for a variety of ...

  • Durability Testing of Nonmetallic Materials

    Durability testing of nonmetallic materials has been a common practice in many industries, such as paint and coatings, plastics,textiles and building materials. The role of this testing is expanding from a basic research tool to that of a quality control technique and predictor of service life. This change has necessitated the development of new ...

  • Cyclic Cabinet Corrosion Testing

    Provides essential information on corrosion mechanisms in accelerated tests and service environments, and guidance on determining acceleration factors with the appropriate corrosion mechanisms. The unifying theme throughout is the use of cyclic cabinet corrosion tests for determining the comparative corrosion resistance of various materials. Ten ...

  • The Basics of Testing Plastics: Mechanical Properties, Flame Exposure, and General Guidelines

    This manual is the first in a planned series of volumes addressing the challenges and problems associated with testing plastics. Future manuals will focus on electrical characteristics, optical and chemical properties, rheological behavior, as well as global concerns for international testing harmonization, recycling, and other important ...

  • Performance of Protective Clothing, 6th Volume

    Offers the most current information and latest technological advances on the subject of protective clothing evaluation and use. A wide spectrum of experts in the field have presented 28 peer-reviewed papers ranging from testing the integrity of fabrics to withstand numerous hazards to fitting considerations for pregnant women. The following ...

  • Accelerated and Outdoor Durability Testing of Organic Materials

    Recent advances in polymer chemistry and stabilization and increasing consumer demands for longer lasting products require use of faster, more reliable methods to evaluate durability of materials. The controversy continues: How to properly test materials for resistance to sunlight, rain, and atmospheric acid and salt? Proper use of results from ...

  • Atmospheric Corrosion Investigation of Aluminum-Coated, Zinc-Coated, and Copper-Bearing Steel Wire and Wire Products: A Twenty-Year Report

    Committee A-5 on Metallic-Coated Iron and Steel Products was organized in 1907, to investigate the corrosion of iron and steel. In 1908, the Committee sponsored its first atmospheric exposure of metallic-coated wires to evaluate their corrosion resistance. Since this date, there have been a considerable number of test programs involving wire, ...

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