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Note: the terms salt spray, salt mist and salt fog are all in wide spread use within corrosion test standards. In this context they can be considered to be equivalent and interchangeable terms.
DIN 50 017-KK
Condensed Water Test Climates
Test specimens are placed in an enclosed chamber, in which a climate is created that comprises of a heated, saturated mixture of air and water vapour, at a temperature of +40C and a relative humidity of 100%RH.This climate is maintained under constant steady state conditions. The test duration is variable.
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