Accelerated Laboratory Testing


NEW:  Q-Lab China now offers accelerated testing at their new facility in Shanghai.

Contract Laboratory Testing Services

For those who are interested in accelerated weathering, light stability, and corrosion testing but are not yet ready to purchase QUV, Q-SUN, or Q-FOG test equipment, we offer a full range of contract laboratory testing services in our fully-equipped laboratories in Florida, Germany, and China.

Q-Lab weathering, light stability and corrosion tests are used for quality control, material certification, exterior durability studies and predictions. Q-Lab can also act as an unbiased third party wherever third-party verification of test results is required

Fast Results

Although actual outdoor exposures are an ideal way to test your products, sometimes you can't afford to wait a year or two for real-time test results. We can give you fast, and reliable weatherability, lightfastness, colorfastness, and photostability data using our large array of QUV, Q-SUN, Q-FOG and QCT accelerated laboratory testers. Backed by decades of outdoor testing experience, Q-Lab experts can help you set up a successful accelerated laboratory testing program.

Standard & Custom Exposures

Tests and evaluations are performed to appropriate ASTM, ISO, BSI, DIN, JIS, SAE, AATCC, or other standard procedures.  Visit our Standards Page or contact Q-Lab to discuss a particular standard.  We can also perform custom exposures.

  • Q-Lab Florida

    Q-Lab's accelerated lab in Florida is one of the largest weathering and corrosion labs in the world.

  • Q-FOG Testers in Accelerated Lab

    Q-FOG cyclic corrosion testers provide the best possible laboratory simulation of natural atmospheric corrosion.

  • Q-SUN Xe-1 Testers in Accelerated Lab

    Q-SUN Xe-1 table-top xenon testers are very convenient and affordable for unusual cycles or small tests.

  • Q-SUN Xe-3 Testers in Accelerated Lab

    Q-SUN Xe-3 full-size xenon arc testers meet many different standards and can also be used to test 3D objects.

  • QUV Testers in Accelerated Lab

    QUV testers are available in our accelerated lab with many different lamps such as UVA-340, UVA-351, UVB-313 or Cool White.

  • German Lab Manager Inspecting QUV

    Q-Lab Germany’s lab manager inspecting a QUV tester in preparation for the accelerated lab’s grand opening.

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Q-Lab Phone Numbers

USA: +1-440-835-8700
Florida & Arizona Test Services: +1-305-245-5600
UK/Europe: +44-1204-861616
Germany: +49-681-857470
China: +86-21-5879-7970

 
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