Solar Balance / Thermal Vacuum

The reproduction of the solar spectrum with the highest possible accuracy is the most important feature of a solar simulator for testing the thermal design of components and sensors.

Type: Service
Features thermal:
Solar simulator
Thermal plate
Temperature controlled shroud
Specimen length [mm]: 1300.0
Specimen width/dia [mm]: 1230.0
Higher temperature [K]: 363.0
Lower temperature [K]: 113.0
Temperature change rate [±K/min]: 1.0
Solar simulator intensity max. [W/m²]: 1350
Feedthroughs: 3 x NW 32 1 x ISO 100 1 x ISO 160 (on tank) 1 x ISO 250 Adapters for CF40, CF63 and DN10-KF are available
Data acquisition: PT100
Vacuum limit [hPa] [mbar]: 10-6
Project heritage: OHB Sweden, ÅAC Clyde Space, Omnisys
Cleanroom classes (ISO 14644-1):
ISO Class ≤5
ISO Class 6
ISO Class 7
ISO Class 8
ISO Class 9
Keywords: Solar balance, thermal balance, thermal vacuum cycling, TVAC, thermal cycling, sun simulation, IRF SpaceLab, IRF, SpaceLab, Kiruna, Sweden