Damp heat testing

The objective of damp heat tests is to determine the suitability of components, equipments or other products to be used, transported or stored at conditions of high relative humidity with or without cyclic variation of temperature, they are commonly associated with temperature tests, vibrations and mechanical shocks, and sunlight.

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Temperature range: from -75°C to+180°C
Humidity range: from 10% to 99%

Oxidation or corrosion
Cracks apparition
Swelling material because of pumping phenomenon
Mechanical resistance looseness
Electronic components characteristics changes
Composite material delamination
Short circuit apparition
Plasticity or elasticity characteristic change

CEI 60068-2-30, CEI 60068-2-38, CEI 60068-2-78, ISO 6270-1, MIL STD 810 method 507, MIL STD 883 method1004, MIL STD 202 method 103 et 106, GAM EG 13 fascicule 3, et 8 RTCA DO 160 section 6, AECTP method 306, ISO 6270-1, D47 1309