LAVAF (Large Vacuum Facility) PREMIUM

The LAVAF facility is used for thermal vacuum cycling / thermal balance testing. It has an infrared lamp field with three independent sections. Further the facility can be used together with a solar simulator.

Features thermal:
Solar simulator
Thermal plate
Temperature controlled shroud
Specimen length [mm]: 1700.0
Specimen width/dia [mm]: 850.0
Higher temperature [K]: 373.15
Lower temperature [K]: 103.15
Solar simulator intensity max. [W/m²]: 2800
Data acquisition: 120 channels for temperature/voltage measurements
Vacuum limit [hPa] [mbar]: <5·10^-6
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