ASTM Corrosion Testing: Application and Use of Salt Fog, Humidity, Cyclic and Gas Tests - 2 Day Course

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Akron Polymer Training Center, Akron, OH 44325-5404
Cost: Contact/register at
CEU's: 1.5
Instructor: Raymund Singleton

Course Overview

This two-day "hands-on" class will provide practical working knowledge of various ASTM corrosion tests. The test equipment used for this standard practice is actually present in the classroom, where you will learn how to operate the equipment and conduct the tests. This course is designed for corrosion technicians, product test personnel, laboratory supervisors and anyone who desires ASTM corrosion tests knowledge.

Course Outline

  1. Purpose, application and history of the test
  2. Corrosion and test terminology
  3. Chemical and physical background; and supporting knowledge
  4. Ingredients and solutions used for the test (water, salt, salt solution, air supply, gases)
  5. Utilization of ingredients
    • Methods and procedures
    • Safety measures
    • Humidification
    • Temperature
    • Fog
    • Test pieces/coupons/samples
    • Condensate
  6. Equipment
    • Proper operation
    • On-going operator requirements and responsibilities
    • Safety
    • Comparison samples
    • Standardized corrosion coupon
    • Calibration
  7. Analysis and records
    • Proper collection of data
    • Evaluation and interpretation of results
    • Preparation of reports
  8. Maintenance
    • Materials and supplies
    • Equipment
    • Coupons/test pieces/samples
    • Records
    • Preventative maintenance
  9. Value of Testing
    • Cost of savings
    • Supplies control
    • Process or product quality control
    • Product development

Course Registration

General Course Registration:
Download a Printable Registration Form [PDF].

Registration Information:
Registration for a class is due three weeks prior to the scheduled class date.

All registrations must be guaranteed by check, a purchase order number or a credit card, otherwise the registration will not be processed. Checks should be made payable to "The Akron Polymer Training Center" and must include a copy of your completed registration form. COURSE FEES ARE DUE PRIOR TO ATTENDING.

All registrations whether by phone, fax or mail will be confirmed and considered binding and subject to all cancellation policies. If you do not receive a confirmation prior to the class, please call The Akron Polymer Training Center to verify your registration.

Course fee includes classroom instruction, instructional materials, parking permits, continental breakfast, lunch, beverages, and refreshment breaks. Travel and hotel accommodations are not included.


Visit our registration webpage to view our cancellation/withdrawal policies.

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