MEVAF (Medium Vacuum Facility)

The Medium Vacuum Facility is used for thermal vacuum cycling, thermal cycling and thermal balancing testing. It can be operated together with a sun simulator.

Specimen length [mm]: 1200.0
Specimen width/dia [mm]: 800.0
Higher temperature [K]: 353.15
Lower temperature [K]: 103.15
Solar simulator intensity max. [W/m²]: 2800
Data acquisition: 120 channels for temperature/voltage measurements
Cleanroom classes (ISO 14644-1):
ISO Class ≤5
ISO Class 6
ISO Class 7
ISO Class 8
ISO Class 9
ISO/IEC 17025
ISO 9001
Keywords: TVAC, TV test, thermal vacuum cycling, thermal cycling, ESA, ESTEC, Mechanical Systems Laboratory, MSL