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Environmental Simulation Gallery

Vibration

Sine / Random / Sine
on Random / Random
on Random / Shock

Parameters

Frequency range: 10 – 2000 Hz
Max. acceleration: 100 g
Max. specimen weight: 200 kg
Max. displacement ± 12.7 mm
Shock waveform: half-sine
sawtooth
trapezoidal

Special Features

Horizontal table available
--> Tests possible in all 3 axes in normal position

Vibration

Combination of Vibration /
Shock and Temperature Sine Wave
/ Random / Sine on Random /
Random on Random / Shock

Parameters

Frequency range: 10 – 3000 Hz
Max. acceleration: 60 g
Max. specimen weight: 250 kg
Max. displacement ± 25.4 mm
Pulse shapes: half-sine
sawtooth
trapezoidal

Special Features

Tests possible at temperatures ≠ RT
Temperature: -75°C to +100°C
Temperature change rates: 3 K/min

Schock test

Parameters

Amplitude: up to max. 1000 g, dependent on specimen weight + shock period
Shock period: min. 0.5 ms / max. 11 ms
Shock waveform: half-sine
Specimens: max. approx. 36 cm x 36 cm

Special Features

Temperature tests

Parameters

-70°C to +180°C

Special Features

Temperature change rates possible up to 10 k/min
Cable entries provided

Climatic tests

Parameters

approx. +10°C to 70°C
Humidity 10% RH to 98% RH

Special Features

Temperature change rates possible up to 10 k/min
Cable entries provided

Temperature and climatic tests in walk-in chambers

Parameters

Temperature: -65°C to +85 °C
Climate: +10°C to +70°C
10% RH to 98% RH
Chamber size:
lxwxh: 2.5 m x 2.3 m x 2.2 m

Special Features

Chamber is equipped with two heated optical windows
Cable entries provided

Temperature shock tests

Parameters

Special Features

on request
The following standards are usually applied in vibration, temperature and climatic tests:
ISO 9022 / MIL-STD 810G / IEC 60068 / DEF STAN 00-35 / RTCA DO-160G

Other standards can be applied on request.

Humidity resistance test

Parameter

+40°C / 100% RH

Besonderes

On request, we perform tests in combination with following tests:
Cross-cut test:
SN EN ISO 2409
Assessment of degree of blistering:
DIN EN ISO 4628-2

Splash and spray water

Parameter

IPX3 and IPX4 as per EN 60529,
performed with a spray head.

Besonderes

Water jet and strong water jet

Parameter

IPX5 and IPX6 as per EN 60529

Besonderes

Immersion

Parameter

IPX7 and IPX8 as per EN 60529 /
Test as per MIL-STD 810G Method 512.5
Max. immersion depth: approx. 1.3 m
DI water, also possible with
salt water on request

Besonderes

Salt spray

Parameter

Salt concentration: 5% NaCl solution
Test temperature +35°C
Test mode: selectable between cyclic and constant

Besonderes

Applicable standards:
EN 60068-2-11 / EN 60068-2-52
MIL-STD 810G / Method 509.5
ISO 9022-4
Other standards on request

Solar Simulation

Parameter

as per ISO 9022-20-03 / -04 etc.

Besonderes

Vacuum test

Parameter

Minimum pressure: 15 mbar absolute
Max. test specimen size:
approx. 50 cm x 50 cm x 50 cm

Besonderes

Wire entries provided in chamber

Thin-film tests

Parameter

Abrasion / Adhesion / Solubility / Contamination

Besonderes

Applicable standards:
ISO 9211-4 / ISO 9022-12 /
MIL-C-48497A
Other standards on request

Cross-cut test

Parameter

as per SN EN ISO 2409

Besonderes

Cross-cut as per SN EN ISO 2409

Parameter

as per DIN EN ISO 4628-2

Besonderes

Dipl.-Ing. FH Manuela Boder
Head of Environmental Simulation

Max-Schmidheiny-Str. 201
9435  Heerbrugg
Phone: +41 71 788 3120

manuela.boder@apm-technica.com
Dr. Michael Ewart
Senior Director / Physicist

Max-Schmidheiny-Str. 201
9435  Heerbrugg
Phone: +41 71 788 3146

michael.ewart@apm-technica.com