"Corrosion Testing: Application and Use of Salt Fog, Humidity, Cyclic, and Gas Tests" is a two-day hands-on Technical and Professional Training course presented by ASTM International. First used in 1914, the salt fog test is still the most widely applied corrosion test, however it is often misused and misapplied. This ASTM course will provide a clear understanding of the proper application of ASTM B 117 and will furnish information regarding corrosion testing in general so that attendees can understand the significance of the salt fog test.

Participants will learn how to properly operate salt fog apparatus; the "whys" and "hows" of salt fog testing, and gain valuable hands-on experience. Demonstrations will also be given on mixing solutions, cleaning coupons and samples, evaluation of results and samples, and B 117 corrosion test equipment. The course is intended for corrosion technicians, product test personnel, laboratory supervisors, and users of B 117.

The course will be held June 13-14, 2006, in Atlanta, GA; September 19-20, 2006, in Detroit, MI; and on November 28-29, 2006, at ASTM International Headquarters in West Conshohocken, PA. The $795 attendance fee includes standard B 117, D 1193, Standard Specification for Regent Water, and the publication, How to Run a Salt Spray Test, by instructor Raymund Singleton. The fee also includes course notes, a certificate of attendance, 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), and refreshment breaks.

To register or for a free brochure describing the course, contact Eileen Finn, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, (phone: 610/832-9686; fax: 610/832-9668; or e-mail: efinn@astm.org); or visit the ASTM home page at www.astm.org.

This course can be tailored to your company's needs and can be brought by ASTM International to your site. Contact Scott Murphy, ASTM International (610/832-9685; smurphy@astm.org