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Bill Tobin

Bill Tobin
Bill Tobin is a Senior Technical Marketing Specialist for Q-Lab. Bill’s been involved in various aspects of weathering and corrosion, from round robin testing to product troubleshooting. Bill is also involved in developing many weathering and corrosion standards as a member of ISO, ASTM, IEC, AATCC, and several other standards organizations.
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Automotive exterior testing has been using back spray for years. It’s required in order to run SAE J2527, the...

ISO and ASTM are the two major international standards bodies for weathering and corrosion testing. Although they use...

Q-Lab includes an air preconditioner as a standard accessory with every Q-FOG CRH tester. Not all manufacturers do this,...

The short answer to this question is no, for two main reasons:

JASO M609/M610 CCT-I and CCT-II are cyclic corrosion tests that feature a fast transition between conditions. This fast...

“Solar radiation” standards describe tests that are designed to characterize the performance of electronics subject to...

What is Cyclic Corrosion Testing?

by Bill Tobin on Jun 29, 2020 4:10:40 PM

Cyclic corrosion testing is intended to be a more realistic way to perform salt spray tests than traditional, steady...

In accelerated weathering testing, water is often the most difficult factor to accelerate. You cannot make water sit on a...

In Xenon and UV fluorescent accelerated weathering testing, an irradiance setpoint value is incomplete information...