accelerated aging


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accelerated aging

[ak′sel·ə‚rād·əd ′āj·iŋ]
(engineering)
Hastening the deterioration of a product by a laboratory procedure in order to determine long-range storage and use characteristics.

accelerated aging

The speeding-up of the aging process in a material; obtaining, in a short time, the results that would occur in aging under normal conditions. The most common factors that increase aging include exposure of the material to water, ozone, oxygen, or sunlight.
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