Weatherability Tests for Plastic Products

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Summary

ANAC owns the top level of the capacity of several types of weatherability apparatus in Japan.
Product life or durability of plastic products can be evaluated and predicted by accelerating the deterioration process of plastic products under set conditions.

Test Methods

Type Sunshine
(SWO)
Xenon UV carbon Metalhalide UV
Fluoroescent
Outdoor
Exposure
Wavelength range, in nm 280-2850 275-1200 280-3000 280-450 270-450 290-2450
Illuminance
In W/m2
78.5
(300-400nm)
60 (up to180)
(300-400nm)
336
(300-400nm)
1000
(295-450nm)
35
(270-700nm)
1090
(280-2450nm)
Shower Available Available N/A Available (Dew) Not controlled
Standards JIS K7350-4 JIS K7350-2 JIS K7350-4 none JIS K7350-3 JIS K7219

Radiation Spectra

Test Results

―SWO vs. outdoor
[Evaluated by the tensile elongation at break.]
Sample: Polyethylene

Search Number 6I001

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