Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus

2019 Edition

Published by ASTM International, 11/01/2019


All of our standards are available in PDF (Portable Document Format), an electronic, downloadable format.

Multi-User Access

After purchasing, you have the ability to assign each license to a specific user.


At any time, you are permitted to make printed copies for your and your members' reference use.

ASTM B117, 2019 Edition – Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus

This practice covers the apparatus, procedure, and conditions required to create and maintain the salt spray (fog) test environment. Suitable apparatus which may be used is described in Appendix X1.

This practice does not prescribe the type of test specimen or exposure periods to be used for a specific product, nor the interpretation to be given to the results.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses after SI units are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

General Product Information:

Revision 2019 Edition
Document Type PDF
Document Language English
Pages 11
Publisher ASTM International (ASTM)
Status Current


ASTM Volume

03.02: Corrosion Of Metals; Wear And Erosion

Offering procedures for measuring atmospheric corrosion, corrosion cracking, corrosion fatigue, natural waters and soil corrosion and in-plant corrosion, this volume also includes a joint ASTM/NACE standard and practices assessing wear and erosion of materials and structures.