A designer of satellite components required a thermal vacuum system for testing parts in a low earth orbit environment. Customer specifications included a temperature range from -130 °C to 200 °C in the vacuum range of 10-5 Torr, accommodation for various sized parts and applications including antennas, CubeSat components, cameras, etc. This system is compatible with customer's unique software for recipe generation and data acquisition. 

Result

We engineered a custom thermal vacuum system utilizing LN2 and electrical heat elements to achieve the target temperature range. The system features a customized Series HH 36" X 40" Vacuum Chamber with several custom ports and feedthroughs for monitoring and recording part testing. A 24" W x 36" L platen accommodates multiple-sized parts and can be pulled out for easy part loading.

  • Portable, integrated thermal vacuum system using LN2 and electrical heat elements
  • Liquid nitrogen regulation system with controller
  • 24" W X 36" L pull-out platen for easy part loading and unloading
  • Turbo Pumping Package: 400 L/sec - achieved 10-7 Torr pressure
  • 36" X 40" Vacuum Chamber with quick release clamp and full opening swing style hinged door
Chamber Dimensions:

36" DIA x 40" L

Chamber:
Series HH 36" X 40" vacuum chamber
Vacuum Rating:
1 x 10-7 Torr
Chamber Material:
304 Stainless Steel
Lid Material:
304 Stainless Steel
Lid Configuration:
Butterfly hinge
Seal:
Buna O-ring
Lid Style:
Dished
Finish:
#4 Grained interior and glass bead blasted exterior
Approximate Volume (in³):
40,700
Controller:
Customer-provided
Pumping System:
400 L/sec turbo pumping package


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