Temperature and Humidity Cycling Tests

Temperature and humidity cycling tests offered at Micom Laboratories. Temperature and humidity cycling tests are often referred to as environmental chamber tests. During these tests, your products can be exposed to a constant temperature and relative humidity or a cycled temperature and the relative humidity.

Micom operates six climatic chambers ranging from table top models to 1700 pi3 walk-in chambers. In addition our testing chambers offer a temperature range covering from -78 °C to + 200 °C and a relative humidity range between 5 to 95% RH. Our largest unit can hold up to 12 pallet loads at once. The various environmental accelerated aging tests that we can perform in our facility will allow you to validate your products designs early in the development process.

Various temperature and humidity cycling tests can be used to identify problems with the product’s operation and design. In addition, chamber testing can help to better understand how the product behaves and operates on an ongoing basis.

While your units are undergoing environmental simulation, we can follow, in real time, your product’s behavior with our data acquisition systems or perform fatigue testing while being in an ambient controlled environment. We are also equipped for performing tensile and compression strength within under these conditions.

Temperature and humidity cycling

Temperature and humidity cycling tests are widely used by a broad range of industries. Our customer base is composed of manufacturers in the following industries: automotive, furniture, electronics, aerospace, electrical, pharmaceutical, composite materials and many others. We can test to the following test methods: ASTM D3103, SAE J1455, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-883, MIL-STD 202, Telcordia GR-63 and many others.

We often undertake additional complimentary material testing services when testing our clients’ products.

Our chambers can be used to condition a product prior to testing it under a different material test. In addition, our chambers can perform numerous accelerated aging tests such as temperature and humidity cycling tests.

Typical Experimental parameters

Dimensions and number of samples: from small parts to 9 full pallet loads
Temperature profile: between -78 °C and +150 °C
Relative humidity profile: between 15% and 95 %

If you require additional information about temperature and humidity cycling tests or if you need more information about material testing in general, we invite you to contact our material testing lab today. It will be our pleasure to answer your questions.

Other related test methods

For additional test methods related to temperature and humidity cycling tests we invite you to learn more about Thermal ShockClimatic Chamber and Acceletared Aging.

How to Validate Temperatures Within the Supply Chain from Michel Comtois

We also invite you to download our brochure to learn more about our Paint, Coating and Polymer testing services.

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