Large Altitude (Hypobaric) Chamber

The UK’s largest civilian altitude test chamber
Available for wide-ranging research and test projects

Specification:

  • 2.6 m diameter
  • 20 m long (8.5 x 65 ft)
  • Lowest pressure – 200 Pascals (1.5 Torr), equivalent to an altitude of 42 500 m (140 000 ft)
  • The chamber includes penetrations for electrical, fluid, gaseous and data connections

Typical uses:

  • Equipment calibration and testing for high altitude use
  • Testing engines and generators
  • Manned altitude trials

Minimum hire: 1 x day.

Package includes Elson Space support technician(s).