Accelerated Exposure of Automotive Exterior Materials Using a Solar Fresnel Reflector Apparatus
This test method specifies the operating procedures for using a solar fresnel reflector apparatus for the accelerated
exposure of various automotive materials.
Sample preparation, test durations, and performance evaluation procedures are covered in material specifications
of the different automotive manufacturers.
Rationale: This standard is being changed to make spray cycles specified in this standard in conformance with industry practice and
with other SAE, ISO and ASTM standards which specify testing using Solar Fresnel Reflector Apparatus .
Sun and solarMaterialsPolymersPlasticsTextilesTest proceduresThermal testing
Also known as: SAE J 1961
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