QUALITY

INSTRUMENTS

de México, S.A de C.V.®

Quality Instruments
Laboratory Licensed by ema® to perform NRF-PEMEX  

corrosion and accelerated weathering tests. 

Laboratory Validated by Volkswagen to perform tests under the Standard 

TL 211 & TL 226.

Weathering Laboratory

Standards

  • ASTM G155 (Exposure of non-metallic materials in xenon arc light equipment)

  • ASTM G 151 (Exposure of non-metallic components in accelerated test laboratory devices that utilize light sources)

  • ASTM D 4329 (Exposure of plastics to fluorescent ultraviolet light)                 

  • ASTM D 2565 (Exposure of xenon arc for external applications plastics)

  • SAE J 2412 (Exposure of internal Automotive components in xenon arc)

  • SAE J 2527 (Accelerated exposure of external Automotive materials using xenon arc equipment with irradiance control) 

  • PV 1303 (Light exposure test for non-metallic materials of the external space of the vehicle)

  • ASTM G 154 (Exposure of non-metallic materials in equipment with fluorescent UV light)

  • ISO 16474-3 (Method for exposure at laboratory light sources with fluorescent UV chambers)

  • ASTM D 7869 (Improved exposure in xenon arc chamber for transportation coatings)

  • PV 1306 Volkswagen (Exposure test to determine stickiness in PP “Polypropylene” plastics)

  • PV 3929 Volkswagen (Weathering in dry-hot weather of non-metallic materials)

  • PV 3930 Volkswagen (Weathering in humid-warm weather of non-metallic materials)

  • ISO 105-B06 (Porsche) (Test of artificial light fastness at high temperatures: discoloration by xenon arc lamp for textiles)

  • AATCC 16 (Textiles color fastness to light)

  • AATCC 169 (Weather resistance of the Textile Industry: Exposure with xenon arc lamp)

  • AATCC 186 (Weather resistance: Exposure of UV light and humidity

 

Markets

  • Additives and colorants

  • Adhesives and sealers Automotive

  • Construction materials 

  • Fabrics / Textiles

  • Food and beverage Graphic arts

  • Paints and coatings 

  • Drugs and cosmetics 

  • Plastics and packaging

Equipment

  • QUV ultraviolet light with spraying option.                         

  • Q-SUN Xe-3 (flat) xenon arc chamber 

  • Q-SUN Xe-2 (rotating) xenon arc chamber

  • Q-SUN Xe-1 (flat) xenon arc chamber 

  • Q-FOG Cyclic corrosion tester with humidity control       

  • Climatic chamber (-73 ºC to 190 ºC up to 98% HR)

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