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Choose the Right Environmental Chamber for Your Test and Keep it Running Reliably for Years

Join us as we explore the importance of choosing the correct environmental simulation chamber and how to prevent potential hazards during testing. We'll cover chamber safety measures to protect your personnel and products under test. Plus, we'll share some insider tips to help you save money and keep your chamber running reliably - increasing the longevity of your investment.

Originally presented: March 18, 2024
Duration: 1 hour
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There are many factors to consider when purchasing a test chamber. We will cover the most important items that manufacturers need to know to ensure the best test chamber for your application. Plus, we'll share tips to help you save money in the long run.

With the vast array of products and materials being tested, it's essential to consider all potential hazards that may arise. We will explore the best ways to mitigate risks in product testing under various temperature conditions.

Some items that will be covered include:

  • Defining your requirements
  • Temperature and humidity requirements
  • The differences between average and linear change rates
  • Construction
  • Test items and review potential products that could become a hazard during testing
  • Chamber safety options available to mitigate risks from potentially hazardous product leaks or ignition of an out-gassing vapor
  • Preventive maintenance tips to increase life of your investment

Key Takeaways

  • Understand safety features that detect potential issues and alert personnel in case of emergencies.
  • Gain valuable insights to ensure testing processes are safe, reliable, and cost-effective.
  • Learn important preventive maintenance tips.
  • Determine requirements manufacturers need to know to quote the right test chamber for your application.


Eric Berchtold, Director of Engineering, Cincinnati Sub-Zero

Berchtold has been in the test chamber market for over for 35 years. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and specializes in refrigeration design and technology. He is the manages a large staff of electrical, mechanical and refrigeration engineers along with research & development.