Journal of Polymers / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Weatherability of Polypropylene by Accelerated Weathering Tests and Outdoor Exposure Tests in Japan

Table 2

Exposure conditions for 100-hour accelerated weathering tests.

NumberIrradiance/(wavelengths)BPT or BSTChamber temperature Water spray time per total irradiation
(W/m2/(nm))(°C)(°C)(min/(min))

130/(300–400)63 ± 338
250/(300–400)63 ± 238
360/(300–700)65 ± 238
460/(300–400)65 ± 23818/(120)
560/(300–400)63 ± 23818/(120)
660/(300–400)63 ± 33818/(120)
760/(300–400)63 ± 33818/(120)
860/(300–400)63 ± 34218/(120)
960/(300–400) 65 ± 252.8
1060/(300–400)63 ± 252-53
11390/(300–700)63 ± 34212/(60)
12390/(300–700)63 ± 33818/(120)
13100/(300–400)65 ± 23818/(120)
14100/(300–400)65 ± 23818/(120)
15100/(300–400)65 ± 23818/(120)
16100/(300–400)63 ± 243
17180/(300–400)6321
18180/(300–400)63 ± 32818/(120)
19180/(300–400)63282/(300)
20180/(300–400)63 ± 318/(120)
21180/(300–400)63 ± 33318/(120)
22180/(300–400)63 ± 13818/(120)
23180/(300–400)83 ± 241
24255/(300–700)63 ± 34018/(120)
25255/(300–700)63 ± 34218/(120)
26255/(300–700)63 ± 34218/(120)
27255/(300–700)63 ± 34318/(120)
28500/(300–700)63 ± 340
29500/(300–700)63 ± 340.6
30563/(300–700)63 ± 338
311000/(300–400)63
3240

BST: black standard thermometer temperature. BPT: black panel thermometer temperature.

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