Assured Testing Services works closely with railroad industrial clients who have testing requirements unique to the rail transportation industry sector. The laboratory's testing focuses on the conditions of the exterior rail containers and tracks, including salt, humidity, sunlight, temperature, stress, impact, and others.
Assured has also helped to design and perform customized testing procedures for rail customers who have unique testing requirements.
The most commonly administered rail 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.
Association of American Railroads (AAR) & related testing:
Locomotive coolant corrosion testing
ASTM B117 Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus
DIN 500021 Salt spray testing
ISO 9227 Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres
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