Q-RACK Outdoor Exposure Racks

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Q-RACK outdoor exposure racks are the same aluminum racks that are used at Q-Lab Florida and Q-Lab Arizona to perform natural outdoor exposure tests. Now you can buy these professional quality racks to perform exposures at your own site.

The durable Q-RACK design has been proven over decades of harsh subtropical and desert exposures. The racks are versatile, dependable, and affordable, and come in kit form for easy assembly.

Q-RACK kits, accessories and non-standard mounting systems are available for different applications and testing requirements. They meet ISO, ASTM, SAE and other international standards for outdoor testing. The Q-RACK frame may be positioned at 0°, 5°, 45° or 90°.

Q-RACK Outdoor Exposure Racks
Q-RACK outdoor exposure rack kits are available in two types: direct exposure and under glass exposure.  See LR-3001 - Q-RACK Brochure for photos and more detailed information.

In direct exposure racks, specimens are directly exposed to the environment.  It is the most common method for testing coatings, inks, plastics, or finishes used outdoors.  Most typical test specimens can be easily mounted on a Q-RACK direct exposure system.  Our direct exposure rack kits meet the requirements of ISO 877-2 Method A, ASTM G7, ASTM D4141, or SAE J1976.  Be sure to visit our Standards Page for other information about relevant standards for Q-RACK systems or our other products and services.

Under glass exposure racks are primarily used to test automotive interior materials.  Specimens are exposed to sunlight behind special glass panels.

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