The Centrifuge Machine is an apparatus of the Space Qualification Laboratory (SQL).
The SQL is a facility aimed at supporting aerospace companies in the design, manufacturing and testing of nano and micro satellites (up to 70 Kg) and electronic and mechanical components of space, avionic and military systems, providing service activities for the qualification and acceptance to mechanical and operational environmental loads.
Test facilities and test procedures fully meet the most rigorous standard established by the European space Agency and military requirements
It is employed for Constant Acceleration test
Static Acceleration : up to a 8.5 g
Angular velocity : 100 rpm
Centrifuge: Wuilfert CTR-8G
Diameter: 2668 mm
Equipped with slip ring to link the EUT to the external EGSE for the transmission of excitation and monitoring signals.
• LMS SCADAS III (90 chs + 4 exc chs)
• IMC CRONOS PL (60 chs)
Accredited test methods:
• ESA ECSS-E-10-03A
• MIL-STD-810-C / F / G
• RTCA DO -160D