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Environmental Simulation (Plastics & Metals | Automotive Testing | Weathering & Hot Light Aging (Xenon Test), Flammability, Corrosion, Permeability)

[Umweltsimulation und Beständigkeit (Kunststoffe & Metalle | Automotive Testing | Bewitterung & Heißlichtalterung (Xenontest), Brennverhalten, Korrosion, Durchlässigkeit)]

EPTIS factsheet 521166 | Last revision 2018-11-01 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts521166 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts521166

PT provider
PT provider DIR | Deutsches Institut für Ringversuche (German Institut of Interlaboratory Testing) DIR | Deutsches Institut für Ringversuche (German Institut of Interlaboratory Testing)
Based in Germany
Language(s) English | German
Remarks The DIR | Deutsches Institut für Ringversuche (German institute for interlaboratory tests) is part of the Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid. Over the past 30 years, the Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid has earned an international reputation as one of the leading institutions in the field of plastics in Europe. With more than 15 years of experience in organising interlaboratory tests, we are also one of the established providers in this field. Further information about the DIR | Deutsches Institut für Ringversuche and our services can be retrieved from our website where you can also register to participate: https://dir-kimw.de/en/ We are glad to assist in any questions that might arise.
Keywords
Product groups Coating and surface treatment
Plastics
Testing fields Ageing
Environmental conditions
Fire behaviour
Materials evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Thermoplastics Colour fastness and ageing against artificial light at high temperatures ISO 105-B06:1998-11; VDA 75202
Ageing in solar simulation systems (D-IN1-T) DIN 75220:1992-11
Ageing in sun simulation systems (Z-OUT) DIN 75220:1992-11
Lightfastness - Irradiation or weathering in devices ISO 4892-2:2013-03
Exposure of non-metallic materials ASTM G155:2013
Burning behaviour DIN 75200:1980-09; FMVSS 302:2017-10
UL 94 (HB):2013-03-28
UL 94 (VB):2013-03-28
Fire hazard - glow wire test DIN EN 60695-2-13:2015-01
Coatings and surfaces Corrosion test | Salt spray test | Scribing delamination, Scribe corrosion , Evaluation of the of bubble content ISO 9227:2017-03
Multistep impact test DBL 5416; ISO 20567-1:2017-01
Steam jet test DBL 5416; ISO 16925-B:2014-02
Foams Combustion behaviour (foams) DBL 5307; FMVSS 302
Foils Water vapour permeability ISO 15106-3:2003-01
Oxygen permeability ISO 15105-2:2003-02
Nonwovens and fabrics Light fastness ISO 105-B02:2014-09
ISO 105-B04:1994-11
Flammability (interior materials) FMVSS 302
Burning behaviour (leather) DBL 5307; FMVSS 302
Environmental stress cracking DIN EN 14576:2005-07
stress crack resistance ASTM D5397:2007
Coatings and surfaces Aluminium corrosion (Filiform & CASS) DBL 7381.30
Nonwovens and fabrics Fastness to washing at 60 °C ISO 105-C06/C2S:2010-03
Fastness to washing ISO 105-C08:2010-03
Fastness to dry cleaning ISO 105-D01:2010-05
Fastness to water ISO 105-E01:2013-03
Fastness to perspiration ISO 105-E04:2013-03
Colour fastness to rubbing Crockmeter ISO 105-X12:2016-06
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants Any interested group is welcom to participate.
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants Depending of the method, between 20 - 10
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Starting at 280€ | Prices and details can be obtained from our website https://dir-kimw.de/en/
Regularly operated Yes (Yearly)
Year of first operation 2012
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
DIR | Deutsches Institut für Ringversuche (German Institut of Interlaboratory Testing)
Karolinenstr. 8
58507 Lüdenscheid
Germany

Phone: +49 2351 1064-801
Fax: +49 2351 1064-190
Web: https://dir-kimw.de/en/ https://dir-kimw.de/en/
Christian Ueing
Phone: +49 2351 1064-167
Fax: +49 2351 1064-190
Email: ueing@dir-kimw.de ueing@dir-kimw.de
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Germany, Mr Johannes van de Kreeke. Mr Johannes van de Kreeke.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21