The Microstar Lab

Fungal Test - MIL-STD-810 Method 508.8 Fungus

Standard Practice for Determining Resistance of Synthetic Polymeric Materials to Fungi

Fungal Testing - Mil Std 810 Method 508 - Military Fungus Test
This test evaluates the extent materiel will support fungal growth and how that growth may affect performance or use of the materiel.
  • The surface of the test pieces are sprayed with a fine mist of the fungal spore mixture, and then incubated for 28 days or longer.
  • Both U.S. and European strains of fungi are available for testing.
  • Test witnesses are always welcome at MicroStar Lab to verify test setup and/or final evaluations.
  • MicroStar Lab has test chambers that accommodate versions that require diurnal temperature and relative humidity cycles.
  • MicroStar Lab can accommodate larger test items in our 4’x 4’ x 4’ environmental chamber.
  • MicroStar Lab performs the following versions:
    • MIL-STD-810H Method 508.8
      MIL-STD-810G1 Method 508.7
      MIL-STD-810G Method 508.6
      MIL-STD-810F Method 508.5
      MIL-STD-810E Method 508.4
      MIL-STD-810D Method 508.3
      MIL-STD-810C Method 508.2
MicroStar Lab is knowledgeable about and has performed other military fungus tests other than the 810. Many directly reference the 810. Call the lab for more information.

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