Bresle Chloride Test Kit

  • Bresle Test Kit
  • Bresle Test Kit

The Bresle Test Kit , Chloride Test on steel or Salt Test on steel using the Bresle Patch method will help to prevent coating failure due to salts such as chlorides and sulphates contaminating the surface prior to the coating application. This contamination can be tested for quickly and easily using the Bresle Test.

The Bresle Patches used in the Bresle Kit are manufactured to the highest quality with materials that contain no chlorides and are guaranteed to adhere to blast cleaned surfaces and not leak, complying with International Standards: ISO 8502-6 and ISO 8502-9.

Easy to use, simply pour 10ml of distilled water into the beaker and determine the conductivity using the Conductivity Meter. Take a Bresle Patch and apply to the test surface. Fill the syringe with 2.5ml of test water and insert through the adhesive foam into the test chamber. Inject the contents, then extract back into the syringe. Repeat ten cycles of injecting and extracting, then transfer the test water back into the beaker. Measure the test water with the Conductivity Meter and deduct the initial conductivity reading from the result. Multiply the readings by 0.4 to give the quantity of salts in µg/cm² also known as ppm, or by 4 for the quantity of salts µg/m².

The maximum permissible surface density of salts on the steel surface prior to surface treatment depends on the type of paint to be applied and what the finished material or product is to be used for.  Surface treatment specifications must, therefore, state the highest permissible surface density of salts for each particular application.

Additional packs of Bresle Patches can be purchased to carry out further tests using this kit.
The kit is supplied with 50 Bresle Patches, Conductivity Meter, Calibration Solution, 3 × 5ml Syringes, 25ml Beaker, 250ml Distilled Water and Carrying Case.

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