Climate simulation in the three-chamber climate simulator


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Measurement Stationary and transient processes of thermal conductibility and humidity penetration, U-value, storage properties of building components, alternating climate loads, thermal bridges, condensation, cavity convection, vapor diffusion processes, day/night simulation
Measurement object Large façade and roof elements, prefabricated house elements, door and window elements, thermal insulation by means of external shutters, roller blinds, etc., composite constructions with thermal bridges, multi-layer building components with cavities, charging and discharging cycles of heat storage facilities, equipment for ventilation, heat recovery installations, absorber elements

Technical data

Internal size (L × W × H) Chamber 1 and 2 2.0 × 4.0 × 2.7 m
Chamber 3 2.4 × 4.0 × 2.9 m
Temperature range
(chamber 1 and 2/chamber 3)
−30 up to +80 °C
Humidity range (chamber 1 and 2/chamber 3)
Dew-point temperature +2.5 to +58 °C
Relative humidity 10 to 95 %

Special features

Applications Up to three simultaneous stationary investigations, programmable alternating climate in each chamber, time lapse investigations, rapid change of temperature
Chambers can be moved Chamber 1 is stable, chambers 2 and 3 can be moved



More information

Alternating climate control: (without load), cooling-off rate 50 K/h, heating rate 85 K/h

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