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Alternating Climate Test (ACT)

The test includes a repeating (cyclic) different temperature and humidity values in order to simulate environmental conditions close to reality. The sample is tested for visual changes (colour and gloss change), damage (formation of blisters and cracks) or deformation resistance.

Examples for test standards are VW PV 1200, VW PV 2005-A, PTL 8140, BMW PR 303.5 and DBL 5416.

Area of competence

Standards

  • PV 1200
  • PV 2005-A
  • PTL 8140
  • BMW PR 303.5
  • DBL 5416

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Philip Malchow

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Sebastian Windhab


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Mailsebastian.windhab[at]ifo-gmbh.de