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Assured Testing Services works closely with marine industrial clients who have testing requirements unique to the aquatic industry sector. The laboratory's testing focuses on the harsh conditions of the ocean on marine vessels, including salt, humidity, sunlight, temperature, stress, impact, and others.

Assured has also helped to design and perform customized testing procedures for marine customers who have unique testing requirements. Some examples include:

  • US Navy aircraft carrier decking

  • Marine HVAC heat exchangers

  • Residential pool submersed controls

  • Cast parts for private boat handles and anchors

  • Interior ship cabin part platings & finishes

The most commonly administered marine testing specifications include a mixture or cycle of salt fog, humidity, and UV Weathering. Assured Testing Services can help to recommend a suitable suite of tests for your project.

Salt Fog:

  • ASTM B117 Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus

  • DIN 500021 Salt spray testing

  • ISO 9227 Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres


Humidity: ​

  • ASTM D1735 Standard Practice for Testing Water Resistance of Coatings Using Water Fog Apparatus

  • ASTM D2247 Standard Practice for Testing Water Resistance of Coatings in 100% Relative Humidity

  • ASTM D4585 Cleveland Condensing Humidity​

UV Weathering:

  • ASTM G151

  • ASTM G154

  • ASTM G155

  • ASTM D4587

  • ASTM D5894

  • ASTM D4329

  • IEEE C57.12.28

  • ISO 4892-2

  • EN 927

  • SAE J2527

  • ASTM G155

  • SAE 2412

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