The purpose of blowing rain procedure in Carmel Laboratories is to help determine the following with respect to rain, blowing rain or dripping water:
a. The effectiveness of protective covers, cases, and seals in preventing the penetration of water into the materiel.
b. The capability of the materiel to satisfy its performance requirements during and after exposure to water.
c. Any physical deterioration of the materiel caused by the rain.
d. The effectiveness of any water removal system.
e. The effectiveness of protection offered to a packaged materiel.
Here in Carmel, we offer our clients tests as well as consultation regarding blowing rain tests.
- Rain test applicable to common standards
1 Rain Chamber
- MIL-STD 810C to MIL-STD 810G
- MIL-STD 108E
- IEC 68-2-18, 60529
- RTCA DO 160D, 160E
- BS EN 50130
- DEF STAN 00-35