Understanding & Performing Salt Fog Corrosion Testing Class

Understanding & Performing Salt Fog Corrosion Testing Class

At this one-day workshop you will receive:

  • salt-fog-corrosion-testing-classA step-by-step discussion of ASTM B117, Procedure for Operating a Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus
  • Hands on demonstration using over 10 corrosion chambers on site!
  • Take actual collection rates, check pH and specific gravity
  • Specimen preparation, racking and positioning.
  • Scribe panels, mask parts, position samples in working chamber.
  • Maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting
  • Post test cleaning methods
  • Evaluation of tested samples
  • Measure creep-back, blisters percent red rust.
  • Information regarding upcoming changes to B117.
  • An overview of other similar corrosion test methods


Kevin A. Smith (Auto Technology Company)

Mr. Smith’s qualifications include:

  • Chairman of ASTM B117 (G01.05.03.01) Task Group on Salt Spray Testing
  • Co-chair of the SAE Automotive Corrosion & Prevention Committee
  • US voting member for ISO TC35
  • Active member of the Auto/Steel Partnership Corrosion Task Force
  • Active member SAE committee on the development of a new cosmetic test for auto body aluminum.
  • President of an A2LA accredited corrosion test laboratory.
  • ASTM Fellow – Recipient of the ASTM Award of Merit highest honor ASTM presents to
    its members
When: Location:
Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 Auto Technology in Strongsville, Ohio
Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 Auto Technology in Strongsville, Ohio
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fee: $695.00 includes continental breakfast, lunch and beverages throughout the day.
Transportation and lodging are not provided, but we will be happy to assist you in making your accommodations.

All attendees will receive a course notebook, which includes a copy of the current B117 and other related standards. A certificate of completion for training records is also provided.