Journal of Polymers / 2016 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Outdoor exposed PP test pieces at place (latitude and longitude) with conditions for outdoor exposure tests.

InstitutionLatitudeLongitudeTest piecesCompass bearingElevation

HokkaidoN43°4′50′′E141°20′15′′①, ④, ⑤SouthC
Akita PrefectureN39°43′E140°6′①, ④, ⑤SouthB
Iwate PrefectureN39°40′29′′E141°7′55′′②, ③, ⑥SouthC
Yamagata PrefectureN38°14′E140°17′②, ③, ⑥SouthC
Toyama PrefectureN36°36′34′′E136°54′56′′①, ④, ⑤SouthC
Tochigi PrefectureN36°19′8′′E139°34′14′′①, ④, ⑤SouthA
Ibaraki PrefectureN36°16′42′′E139°53′4′′②, ③, ⑥
Fukui PrefectureN36°7′0′′E136°12′10′′②, ③, ⑥SouthA (26°)
TokyoN35°37′6′′E139°46′46′′②, ③, ⑥SouthC
Chiba PrefectureN35°36′45′′E140°9′5′′①, ④, ⑤SouthC
Gifu PrefectureN35°21′5′′E136°44′33′′①, ④, ⑤SouthE (90°)
Nagoya CityN35°7′10′′E136°53′20′′②, ③, ⑥SouthA (25°)
Kyoto CityN34°59′32′′E135°44′41′′①, ④, ⑤SouthE
JCII (Osaka)N34°40′13′′E135°34′12′′②, ③, ⑥
Osaka PrefectureN34°26′37′′E135°26′41′′①, ④, ⑤SouthB
Hiroshima PrefectureN34°13′38′′E132°35′10′′②, ③, ⑥SouthD (5°)
Kochi PrefectureN33°34′23′′E133°34′44′′②, ③, ⑥SouthC
Kumamoto PrefectureN32°47′5′′E130°46′1′′②, ③, ⑥
Miyazaki PrefectureN32°2′15′′E131°15′19′′①, ④, ⑤SouthA (22°)
Kagoshima PrefectureN31°44′14′′E130°42′54′′①, ④, ⑤SouthC

Elevation: A; Latitude – 10°, B; 30°, C; 45°, D; 5–10°, E; other.

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