CHALLENGE

  • Partner with customer to design satellite testing station
  • Both platen internal thermal shrouds to be controlled from 200°C to -160°C using electric heat and LN2
  • Various sized parts: Platen 24" wide by 36" long and can be pulled out for loading

SOLUTION 

  • Custom thermal vacuum system using LN2 and electrical heat elements
  • Chamber Finish: Polished interior and glass bead-blast exterior 
  • Liquid nitrogen regulation system with controller
  • Turbo Pumping Package: 400 L/sec - achieved 10-7 Torr pressure