Automotive Environmental Testing

Brave the elements and let a sense of discovery be your guide—not the limitations of your ride.

The range of simulated and accelerated Automotive Environmental Testing options provided by Intertek brings your automotive products an assurance that they are ready to weather any environmental challenges that may come their way, rain or shine—or freezing temperatures and corrosive salt.

With Environmental Testing Services available for domestic and foreign automotive manufacturers, Intertek examines the effect outside forces will have on everything from raw materials to fully assembled automotive products. Test options such as accelerated aging, sunload testing, cure/solvent rub, perspiration resistance, adhesion, and many more can bring attention to needed changes or upgrades, as well as help ensure products will perform to optimal consumer satisfaction.

Materials that can undergo Automotive Environmental Testing from Intertek include metal, plastic, elastomer, glass, wood and coatings. Intertek is able to certify to a variety of necessary standards and uses the industry’s latest methods. Combined with Materials, Durability, Vibration, Electrical, EMC and VOC testing, Intertek Environmental Testing provides a vital component of comprehensive, single-point product analysis and verification.

Tests We Offer:

  • Accelerated Aging
  • Altitude Testing
  • Accelerated Weathering – Xenon, Carbon Arc, Fluorescent UV
  • Thermal Aging
  • Thermal/Humidity Cycling
  • Thermal Shock
  • Humidity – Condensing/Noncondensing
  • Sunload Testing
  • Salt Spray/Humidity/CASS
  • Cyclic Corrosion
  • Ozone Resistance
  • Dimensional Stability
  • Resistance to Mildew
  • Corrosiveness to Steel
  • Moisture Absorption
  • Chemical Resistance
  • Chemical Immersion
  • Effect of Cleaners
  • Spot Tests
  • Cure/Solvent Rub
  • Soiling/Cleanability
  • Colorfastness
  • Crocking Resistance
  • Staining
  • Perspiration Resistance
  • Odor Testing
  • Soiling/Cleanability
  • Colorfastness
  • Crocking Resistance
  • Staining
  • Perspiration Resistance
  • Odor Testing
  • Fogging Resistance
  • Hydrolytic Stability
  • Volatile Content Loss
  • Volume Change
  • Coatings (paint, plating, etc.)
  • Color
  • Gloss
  • Corrodkote
  • Creepback
  • Degree of Blistering
  • Crazing
  • Abrasion
  • Scuffing
  • Adhesion
  • Impact Testing
  • Gravelometer/Chip Resistance
  • Bend Tests
  • Cold Flex
  • Low Temperature Flexibility

Standards We Test For:

  • GMW14650
  • GMW14231
  • GMW14444
  • GMW14668
  • GMW14867
  • GMW14906
  • GMW15725
  • GMW16440
  • TSF7754G
  • TSH1551G
  • TSM0501G
  • TSM5514G
  • TSM5518G
  • TSM7500G
  • WSK-M2P161-A,A2
  • WSS-M15P32-C
  • WSS-M15P34-D
  • WSS-M15P45-B
  • WSS-M15P4-F
  • WSS-M1P83-D1, D2, D3
  • WSS-M2P180-A,B,C,D
  • WSS-M2P185-A1,A2,A3,A4
  • WSS-M2P188-A1
  • WSS-M3H120-A, A2
  • WSS-M8P5-C
  • WSS-M98P8-B1 NES M8504
  • WSS-M99P32-C NES M8506
  • MS.50016; MS-JK-3000
  • MS.50018; MS-HZ-100
  • MS-DB-200
  • MS-DB-500
  • MS-JF-1000
  • MS-JP-9-5
  • MS-JP-9-8
  • NES M5081
  • NES M7100
  • NES M8020
  • NES M8504
  • NESM8506
  • NES M8523
  • 84902NDS00
  • 87000NDS00 [21]

Methods That We Test:

  • AATCC TM 16
  • AATCC TM 186
  • ANSI/SAE Z26.1
  • ASTM B117
  • ASTM B368
  • ASTM B380
  • ASTM D1149
  • ASTM D1171
  • ASTM D1499
  • ASTM D1654
  • ASTM D1735
  • ASTM D2244
  • ASTM D2247
  • ASTM D2412
  • ASTM D3980
  • ASTM D4459
  • ASTM D4674
  • ASTM D750
  • ASTM D870
  • ASTM D882
  • ASTM G26
  • ASTM G53
  • ASTM G152
  • ASTM G153
  • ASTM G154
  • ASTM G155
  • ATPD 2352
  • DIN 75 202
  • DIN EN ISO 6270-2
  • DIN EN ISO 9227-CASS
  • DIN EN ISO 9227-NSS
  • FLTM BI 103-01
  • FLTM BI 104-01
  • FLTM BI 104-04
  • FLTM BI 113-01
  • FLTM BI 113-07
  • FLTM BO 101-01
  • FLTM BO 115-01
  • FLTM BO 116-01
  • FLTM BO 116-03
  • FLTM BO131-01
  • FLTM EU BQ-005-02
  • GM4298P
  • GM4465P
  • GM4486P
  • GM9102P
  • GM9125P
  • GM9131P
  • GM9200P
  • GM9215P
  • GM9240P
  • GM9305P
  • GM9329P
  • GM9504P
  • GM9505P
  • GM9511P
  • GM9517P
  • GM9619P
  • GM9741P
  • GMW 3205
  • GMW 3235
  • GMW 3259
  • GMW 14162
  • GMW 14729
  • GMW 14124
  • HES 6508
  • HES D6601
  • Honda 0096Z-SEC-A000
  • LP-463CB-12-01
  • LP-463PB-09-01
  • LP-463PB-10-01
  • LP-463PB-12-01
  • LP-463PB-31-01
  • MIL-STD-202G
  • MIL-STD-810G
  • NES M0135
  • NES M0140
  • PV1303
  • PV1502
  • PV3015
  • PV3900
  • SAE J575
  • SAE J1128
  • SAE J1351
  • SAE J1383
  • SAE J1545
  • SAE J1756
  • SAE J2020
  • SA EJ2412 /  J1885
  • SAE J2527 / J1960
  • TSH 1585G
  • TSH 3130
  • TSM 0501G
  • TSM 0503G
  • TSM 0505G
 

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