Atlas Laboratory in Linsengericht

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    Atlas operates its largest accelerated weathering and lightfastness testing laboratory in Linsengericht-Altenhasslau (LA), Germany. This lab is ISO 17025 accredited and features a variety of xenon, fluorescent, and metal halide weathering devices, providing laboratory conditions that reproduce the clients' end-use conditions as closely as possible.

    Atlas' LA Laboratory can meet most accelerated test methods from corporate, national, and international standards organizations such as ISO, ASTM, DIN, EN, SAE, FAKRA, GM, Ford, VW, Renault, Peugeot, Nissan, JIS, JASO, and many others. This lab also offers testing in equipment designed to meet the requirements of full component testing according to DIN 75220 (e.g. the testing of vehicle instrument panels).

    Atlas' LA laboratory operates seven days a week and is fully equipped for optical property and physical evaluations using the leading measurement instrumentation technology. Managed by skilled staff who provide the highest level of service, this lab utilizes more than 40 different weathering devices.

  • Weathering Instrumentation +


    Some of the Weathering instrumentation at the Linsengericht-Altenhasslau lab include:
    • Ci5000 Xenon Weather-Ometer®
    • Ci4000 Xenon Weather-Ometer®
    • Ci3000+ Xenon Weather-Ometer®
    • Ci65A Xenon Weather-Ometer®
    • UVTest®UV/Condensation Device
    • SUNTEST CPS+
    • SUNTEST XLS+
    • SUNTEST XXL+
    • XENOTEST® ALPHA+
    • XENOTEST® BETA+
    • Solar Climatic 1000 and 340
    This lab also has a fully operational evaluations laboratory that offers instrumental color, gloss, and visual evaluations performed by highly experienced Atlas technicians.
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  • Environmental Test Services +


    Atlas' test capabilities in the field of environmental testing include Temperature/Humidity Cycling, High Temperature, Low Temperature, and Temperature Shock conducted in accordance with the appropriate MIL-STD specifications. Temperature/Humidity Testing (MIL-STD-810D, 202D, etc.)

    Number of Chambers: 2
    Volume: 1.7 m3 (64 ft3)
    Interior Dimensions: 1.2 x 1.2 x 1.2 m (4 x 4 x 4 ft)
    Temperature Range: -73
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