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ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Durability 2000: Accelerated and Outdoor Weathering Testing
By
WD Ketola
WD Ketola
13M Traffic Control Materials Division
St. Paul, MN Symposium Co-chairman and editor
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JD Evans
JD Evans
2
DuPont Automotive
?
Troy, MI Symposium co-chair and editor
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ISBN-10:
0-8031-2856-8
ISBN:
978-0-8031-2856-9
No. of Pages:
191
Publisher:
ASTM International
Publication date:
2000

A large water fountain sculpture has been installed in a city park. The fountain incorporates glass castings whose resistance to environmental effects is not well understood. A study of the glass properties and accelerated environmental tests predict that the sculpture will remain relatively unchanged for 20 years or more.

1.
Walters
,
H.V.
and
Adams
,
P.B.
, “
Effects of Humidity on the Weathering of Glass
,”
Journal of Non-crystalline Solids
 0022-3093,
1975
,
19
, pp. 183–199.
2.
Adams
,
P.B.
, “
Glass Containers for Ultrapure Solutions
,”
Ultrapurity
,
Zeif
M.
, Ed.,
Marcel Dekker
,
NY
,
1972
, p. 293.
3.
Adams
P.B.
, “
Predicting Corrosion
,”
Corrosion of Glass, Ceramics and Ceramic Superconductors
,
Clark
D.E.
and
Zoitos
B.K.
, Eds., Chapter 2, Predicting Corrosion.
Noyes Publications
,
Park Ridge, NJ
,
1991
, pp. 29–50.
4.
Adams
,
P.B.
, “
Predicting the Resistance of Inorganic Architectural Materials to Appearance Degradation in Natural and Polluted Environments
,”
Ceramic Bulletin
, Vol.
61
, No.
11
,
11
1982
, pp. 1224–1227.
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