Testing Equipment

Extreme-temperature Chambers

WESTEST operates two environmental chambers at its Humboldt station that can generate extreme temperatures ranging from -50º C to + 60º C for various tests. The chambers can be used for a number of tests including engine cold starts, vehicle heating/air conditioning, defroster, reduced temperature component operation, and calibration of temperature sensitive equipment.

Specifications

Chamber 1

  • Dimensions: 13.3m long x 5.7m wide x 5.5m high with a large 4.3m wide x 4.9m high door.
  • Mechanical specifications: Three 30 hp two-stage refrigeration systems capable of bringing the room to -50°C and heating equipment capable of raising room temperature to +40°C.
  • Capacity: Can accommodate vehicles such as commercial buses, armoured personnel carriers, or other large equipment.
  • Other: Computerized control of chamber temperature and humidity including programmable setpoints with scheduled ramping.

Chamber 2

  • Dimensions: 8.8m long x 5.8m wide x 4.6m high with a 4.3m wide x 3.7m high door
  • Mechanical specifications: Three 20 hp refrigeration systems capable of bringing the room temperature to -35°C and heating equipment capable of raising room temperature to +60C.
  • Capacity: Can accommodate vehicles such as ambulance, tractors and similar equipment.


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Saskatchewan Operations

Phone: 306-682-2442 (Ext. 225)
Fax: 306-682-5080

Box 1150, 2215 8th Ave.

(Highway 5 West)
Humboldt, SK Canada
S0A 2A0

Email: humboldt@westest.ca

Toll Free: 1.800.561.8378 Phone: 204.857.4811 Fax: 204.239.7124 P.O. Box 1060, 390 River Road Portage la Prairie, MB Canada R1N 3C5