Atlas® Delivers Faster Solar Simulation Testing

Expansion of the Atlas Weathering Services Group Testing Laboratory in Linsengericht-Altenhasslau, Germany adds new capacity.

Mount Prospect, IL, USA, July 8, 2021 -- Atlas, the global leader in weathering testing technology, has announced the expansion of its German commercial weathering testing laboratory to provide even faster solar simulation testing.

International customers now have the ability to significantly expedite research, development and quality control of materials and products for automotive, electronics, aerospace and military applications - even on short notice.

Part of the Atlas Weathering Services Group, the Linsengericht-Altenhasslau-based facility is the largest weathering testing laboratory in the world with an ISO 17025 accreditation.

With the addition of the SunEvent® 600 from Atlas partner Weisstechnik to its Atlas® SC340 and SC1000 climatic testing chambers, Atlas delivers greater access to best-in-class, solar testing instruments for accelerated simulation of the effects of sunlight, temperature and humidity - including those found in extreme climate zones.

And because Atlas is a leader in both outdoor and accelerated laboratory testing, customers have the assurance that all simulations are as realistic as possible.

About the Atlas Weathering Services Group Testing Laboratory, Linsengericht-Altenhasslau (LA), Germany

The Atlas weathering testing laboratory in Germany is the largest in the world with an ISO 17025 accreditation. It provides global clients in automotive, paints-and-coatings, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, and furniture access to Atlas technical expertise and is equipped with nearly 50 state-of-the-art weathering test instruments, including xenon test instruments, solar simulation test chambers, and fluorescent UV, and UVC devices. The LA Laboratory can meet most accelerated test methods from corporate, national, and international standards organizations. It also has a fully operational evaluations laboratory, which offers instrumental color, gloss and visual evaluations performed by highly experienced Atlas technicians. In addition to standard testing, the LA Laboratory can draw on the resources of the Atlas calibration laboratory, Atlas research-and-development department and consulting teams to provide comprehensive solutions for complex testing needs.

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About Atlas Material Testing Technology -

For over 100 years, Atlas has been a leader in materials testing, offering a complete line of weathering testing instrumentation, laboratory and outdoor testing services. Its markets include automotive, paint and coatings, plastics and additives, textiles, pharmaceutical and consumer products, architecture, aerospace, photovoltaics, and packaging. In addition to lightfastness and weathering instruments, Atlas also produces corrosion and flammability testing instruments and provides client education and technical consulting services worldwide.

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