alternate immersion test

alternate immersion test

[′ȯl·tər·nət im′ər·zhən ‚test]
(metallurgy)
A corrosion test in which a specimen is repeatedly carried through a cycle of immersion in and removal from a corrosive medium over definite time intervals.
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With stress of 0.15~0.75 times of tensile yield strength, no abrupt rupture happened after the alternate immersion test for 5 days.
Alternate immersion test in salt solution (STI/33).
Purdue researchers are now using an ASTM standard test known as the alternate immersion test to simulate decades of exposure to the elements in six weeks.
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