One of the oldest and best known accelerated corrosion test is the salt spray test. It provides a controlled corrosive environment and is used to produce corrosion-resistance data for specimens of materials. This environment is maintained throughout the duration of the test. With visual inspection following this test the suitability of coatings, paints etc. can be determined.

The salt spray testing is popular and is used in many industries and are generally suitable as corrosion test for quick analysis and quality control purposes, but they are only suitable if the coatings are sufficiently similar in nature.

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A salt spray test is the standard method to test for corrosion on materials and surface coatings. Normally this type of test involves a metallic material with a surface coating applied with the intention of providing protection against corrosion on the metal.

In normal circumstance it could take months or years for salts to corrode metals through surface coatings, but by using the salt spray test you can accelerate corrosion rapidly. The duration of the salt spray test is dependent on how corrosion resistance the coating is pre-determined, generally the more resistant a coating is the longer the test will run.

The salt spray test has for a long time now been the most popular and established corrosion test of choice. This method of corrosion test is popular due to the fact its relatively cheap with quick results.

The usual apparatus used for testing consists of a chamber/cabinet, where a salt solution it atomized from a nozzle of pressured air. This method will produce a dense salt mist which puts the subject in a severely corrosive environment. Depending on the material being tested, various salt spray solutions should be used, as an example the most common test for steel is the NSS (Neutral salt spray test).

At ascott we offer a variety of salt spray testing products, and our corro salt product is our most popular. The salts we offer are of the highest purity salt and can be used for the stringent ASTM B117 tests.

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Ascott manufacture state-of-the-art corrosion test chambers for use in variety of industries. Since our beginning in 1989 we have grown to become one of the world's most significant suppliers of corrosion test chambers, with regional distributors and agents in many countries. We therefore have excellent reference customers in a wide range of industries.
Corro-Salt - highest purity salt for serious testing

Corro-Salt - highest purity salt for serious testing

- for all salt spray testing including the stringent ASTM B117
- available in 25 kg drums or bags
- 25 kg drums are supplied with a scoop to maintain purity when handling
- supplied by the leading manufacturer of corrosion test chambers
- chemical composition verified by an independent UKAS accredited laboratory

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Notes when ordering Corro-Salt
1. Freight can be a significant part of the cost due to weight. Consequently, there are advantageous economies of scale in ordering larger quantities of Corro-Salt.
2. Non-EU customers may be directed to your local Ascott representative when ordering Corro-Salt.
3. Unfortunately, we are currently unable to supply Corro-Salt to USA customers.

Corro-Salt 25 kg drum

Corro-Salt® 25 kg drum

Ref: SALA530


25 kg drum of Corro-Salt with scoop, boxed for transport.

1 to 4, 25kg drums: £ 108.50 per drum, including UK carriage.
5 plus, 25kg drums: £ 97.00 per drum, including UK carriage.

1 to 4, 25kg drums: £ 130.00 per drum, including EU carriage.
5 plus, 25kg drums: £ 119.00 per drum, including EU carriage.

Corro-salt can be supplied to customers outside of Europe. Please contact us for details.

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