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ENVIRONMENTAL TEST CAPABILITIES
Section 1

TEST UNDERTAKEN

SPECIFICATION
APPLICABLE

CLIMATIC

COLD
Min temp: -75°C

 

BS2011: A: 1990
  Tests Aa, Ab.
BS EN60068-2-4: 1993
IEC68-2-1: 1990

DRY HEAT
Max temp: +300°C

 

BS2011: B: 1977
  Tests Ba, Bb
BS EN60068-2-2: 1993
IEC68-2-2:1974 {1976}

DAMP HEAT - Steady state.
Temp range: -10°C to +90°C
Humidity range: 10%RH to 98%RH

BS2011: Ca: 1977 (1987)

IEC68-2-3: 1969

DAMP HEAT - Cyclic.
Temp range: -10°C to +90°C
Humidity range: 10%RH to 98%RH

BS2011: Db 1981 (1987)

IEC68-2-30:1980

LOW AIR PRESSURE
Min Pressure: 1.3 kPa.
(equivalent altitude 30480 m)

BS2011: M: 1984

IEC68-2-13: 1983

CHANGE OF TEMPERATURE
Single Chamber
Min temp: -75°C
Max temp: +200°C
Max rate of change: 8°C/min.

Two Chambers (manual transfer)
Min temp: -65°C
Max temp: +300°C

 

BS2011: Z/AM: 1977 (1986)
IEC68-2-40: 1976

LOW TEMP: / LOW AIR PRESSURE
Min temp: -65°C
Min Pressure: 1.3 kPa.
(equivalent altitude 30480 m)

 

BS2011: Z/AM: 1977 (1986)
IEC68-2-40: 1976

HIGH TEMP: / LOW AIR PRESSURE
Max temp: +85°C
Min Pressure: 13 kPa.
(equivalent altitude 30480 m)

 

BS2011: Z/BM: 1977 (1986)
IEC68-2-41: 1976


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