This test method specifies the exposure rack(s), black box(es), and instrumentation, which shall be used for the outdoor weathering of materials for automotive exterior application.
All dimensions are nominal unless otherwise noted.
A list of approved exposure test sites is generally available from specified automotive manufacturers.
Sample preparation, exposure duration, and performance evaluation procedures not presented in this method are covered in material specifications of the different automotive manufacturers.
This standard is being changed to make Procedure A the default procedure for this test method. Also, the requirement for time of wetness measurements is being removed.