The Atlas SUNTEST CPS+ is the small entry model. CPS+ is the most widely used benchtop xenon instrument in the world. Its compact design, easy handling and proven reliability make it the ideal quality control and R&D screening device for a variety of industries, such as plastics, packaging, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and many more.

  • 1x 1500 W air-cooled Xenon Lamps
  • 560 cm2 exposure area
  • Measurement and control of Irradiance in the wavelength range 300-800 nm / Lux; or 300-400 nm / 340 nm
  • Measurement and control of Black Standard Temperature (BST)
  • Display of Chamber Temperature
  • Display of Test Values and Diagnostic Messages
  • Parameter Check
  • Two pre-programmed test methods
  • Storage for 6 user-defined test methods
  • Multilingual User Interface
  • Benchtop design 90 x 35 x 35 cm
  • Static, horizontal exposure area for flat or 3D specimen
  • Fan-controlled BST from 45-100 °C (without chiller unit SunCool)
  • Non-aging reflector and filter system, consistent of selectively reflecting mirrors and a coated quartz
  • Switch-off choices Radiant Exposure or Test Time
  • Base Filter as carrier for additional optical filters
  • Data output via serial interface RS232
  • Internally integrated Memory Card for Software Updates
  • Light Monitor 300-400nm
  • Light Monitor 300-800nm
  • Humidity Sensor for measuring relative humidity during testing
  • "Solar Standard"
  • Daylight filter
  • Solar ID65 filter
  • Store Light® filter
  • SunCal Lux BST - Calibrated Lux-Sensor for calibration (via IBM compatible PC) of illuminance (lx) and radiant exposure (lxh), combined with calibrated BST sensor for calibration of Black Standard Temperature in °C
  • SunCool Chiller
  • SunFlood:40 litre temperature controlled immersion system for testing the weather resistance of materials, e.g. paints, plastics or building materials
  • SunTray
  • Water-cooled specimen table for exposure of thermo-sensitive samples
  • Window Glass Filter
  • ICH-D10/20/30 sample holders for preparation of 1-3 mm powder samples (Pharma)
  • SunCal BB 300-400 BST sensor for calibration of irradiance in W/m² in the wavelength range 300-400 nm and for calibration of BST in °C
  • SunCal WB 300-800 BST sensor for calibration of irradiance in W/m² in the wavelength range 300-800 nm and for calibration of BST in °C
  • ASTM D3424
    Standard Test Methods for Evaluating the Relative Lightfastness and Weatherability of Printed Matter
  • ASTM D5071
    Standard Practice for Exposure of Photodegradable Plastics in a Xenon Arc Apparatus
  • ASTM D6695
    Standard Practice for Xenon-Arc Exposures of Paint and Related Coatings
  • ASTM G151
    Standard Practice for Exposing Nonmetallic Materials in Accelerated Test Devices that Use Laboratory Light Sources
  • ASTM G155
    Standard Practice for Operating Xenon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure of Non-Metallic Materials
  • COLIPA 2011
  • Final Rule FDA-1978-N-0018
    Labeling and Effectiveness Testing; Sunscreen Drug Products for Over-the-Counter Human Use
  • ICH Guideline Q1B
    Guideline for the photostability testing of new drug substances and products
  • ICH Guideline Q5C
    Guideline for Industry - Quality of Biotechnological Products: Stability Testing of Biotechnological/Biological Products
  • ISO 10977
    Photography - Processed photographic colour films and paper prints - Methods for measuring image stability
  • ISO 11431
    Building construction - Jointing products - Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties of saelants after exposure to heat, water and artificial light through glass
  • ISO 11979-5
    Ophtalmic implants - Intraocular lenses - Part 5: Biocompatibility
  • ISO 24443
    Determination of sunscreen UVA photoprotection in vitro
  • ISO 4049
    Dentistry. Polymer-base filling, restorative and luting materials
  • ISO 4892-1
    Plastics - Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources - Part 1: General guidance
  • ISO 4892-2
    Plastics - Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources - Part 2: Xenon-arc sources
  • ISO 7491
    Dental materials - Determination of colour stability
  • VICH GL4
    Guideline on Stability Testing - Photostability Testing of New Veterinary Drug Substances and Medicinal Products

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