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Weather and Light testing
Do you have questions about weather and light stability testing? Contact Jodi Geis at 828-327-7000 ext 4115
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Offered Tests:

ASTM G154-06

  • Operating Fluorescent Light Apparatus for UV Exposure of Non-Metallic Materials (UVA)

ASTM G155-05a

  • Operating Xenon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure of Non-Metallic Materials


  • Weather Resistance of Textiles: Xenon Lamp Exposure


  • Weather Resistance: UV Light and Moisture Exposure

AATCC 16.3

  • Colorfastness to Light: Xenon-Arc - Option 3 or E or 16.3

AATCC 16.1

  • Colorfastness to Light: Outdoor-Option 16.1 (Actual outdoor weathering utilizing a weathering station)

ASTM D2565-99/08

  • Xenon-Arc Exposure Plastics Outdoors Cycle 1


ASTM D4355-07

  • Geotextile Deterioration - Light, Moisture, & Heat using Xenon Arc

JIS D 0205

  • Weatherability of Automotive Parts

ASTM D750-12

  • Rubber Deterioration - Using Artificial Weathering Apparatus (Xenon Arc
  • Rubber Deterioration - Using Artificial Weathering Apparatus (QUV-UVA)

ASTM D1148-07a

  • Rubber Deterioration - Discoloration from UV & Heat Exposure of Light Colored Surfaces

ASTM D4798-04

  • Accelerated Weathering Test Conditions and Procedures for Bituminous Materials - Cycle A

SAE J2412-04

  • Accelerated Exposure of Automotive Interior Trim Components - Flat Array Xenon Arc Apparatus

Machines use for weathering and lightfastness testing