LIVAF (Little Vacuum Facility)

The Little Vacuum Facility can be used for small and medium sized space equipment and componets for thermal vacuum cycling, thermal cycling and thermal balancing testing.

Features thermal:
Vacuum
Solar simulator
Specimen length [mm]: 1000.0
Specimen width/dia [mm]: 550.0
Higher temperature [K]: 353.15
Lower temperature [K]: 103.15
Data acquisition: 60 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
Certification:
ISO/IEC 17025
ISO 9001
AS/EN/JISQ 9100
Keywords: TVAC, TV test, thermal vacuum cycling, thermal cycling, ESA, ESTEC, Mechanical Systems Laboratory, MSL