D1748 Humidity Cabinet

Analysis of rust protection by metal preservatives in the humidity cabinet

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  1. General Details

    This test method is used for evaluating the rust-preventive properties of metal preservatives under conditions of high humidity.


    • Double wall thermostatic cabinet made of 18/8 stainless steel
    • Hinged cover consisting of two layers of desized cotton cloth mounted on an aluminium frame
    • Desized cotton cloth conforming to military specification MIL C-5646F
    • Water level regulating system for automatic adjustment of the water level consisting of one 20 litres carboy, 2000 ml Erlenmeyer flask, glass and rubber tubing
    • Low-level water device
    • Air supply and metering system:
      • Air filter
      • Needle valve
      • Rotameter
      • Pressure gauge
      • Pressure regulator
      • Filtering trap and tubing
    • Tank equipped with draining tap
    • Electric heating with 2 armoured stainless steel immersion heaters
    • Lin-Tech operating software Lab-Link running in Windows® ambient:
      • TFT/LCD 8”
      • Resolution 800 × 640 and 16.2 M colours
      • USB Port
      • Storage capacity for more than 60’000 analysis
    • Temperature controlled by PID with over-temperature alarm and temperature sensor with provision for calibration
    • Air flow rate automatically monitored
    • Humidity sensor
    • Rotating stage at 1/3 rpm geared by and electric motor for the suspension of 33 steel test panels by means of the suspension hooks
    • Circular drip pan mounted on the rotating stage
  2. Standards
    • ASTM D1748
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