What are air conditioning chambers?

The air conditioning chambers are units that artificially offer controlled environments necessary to perform tests according to the specialty. They are responsible for environmental simulation, accelerated aging, quality control, materials and systems research, product stability study, wet conditioning, behavior analysis of animal and plant species, among others.

They also control temperature and humidity ranges to simulate environmental factors and maintain conditions for long periods. 

Functions of the Climate Chambers

The air conditioning chambers have functions for the creation of controlled environments, which must have a cold source, a heat source and a lighting panel, duly formed by cooling systems, mechanical compression or a ventilation system, through an electrical resistance heating system. In addition, to reach humidity levels, the areas have a humidification system, by submerged electrical resistors. Finally, there is a lighting mechanism and a control system. 

For the design, it should take into account considerations such as: dimensions of the containers to be tested, variables to control, the existence of insulation in the walls, and the type of control. Generally, the temperatures reached by these chambers during the tests range between 12 and 48°C, since the evaluation processes usually reach the highest temperature, and then let the environment cool to the lowest temperature, so that the moisture condenses in the containers. More specifically, more stringent tests can be designed by varying the temperature, humidity and extent of the test cycle.

Classification of Chambers

As mentioned above, the cameras have control mechanisms for temperature and relative humidity in a specific area, using a climate control system. The air conditioning systems have a series of devices that allow air to the required temperature and humidity. These are the most influential factors in air quality.

On the other hand, unforeseen changes in temperature disrupt the qualities of the elements of the material; in addition, slightly higher temperatures reduce the possibility of microorganisms avoiding infections.

The air-conditioning units can be classified into two main groups: 

  • Compact cameras: These are cameras with skills less than or equal to one cubic meter, have a good thermal insulator and allow to control different types of variables simultaneously in long ranges with great stability. 
  • Walk-in cameras: These are cameras that have sufficient spaces, where they allow people to enter, favoring testing, and also have capacities greater than six cubic meters. These cameras allow you to control the temperature and humidity in a limited range but maintaining a great stability.

The environment inside the air conditioning chambers, reaches the temperature and humidity established by a cooling system that allows to obtain the desired conditions.

Kalstein brand Drug Evaluation Chamber

At Kalstein, we are trained to offer you the best medical equipment, capable of meeting all the demands of our clients. We provide you with the best technology, as is the case of the air conditioning chambers of model YR, which brings all the benefits for the preservation of medicines. For this reason, our medical team has attractive features, such as: LCD screen with integrated dot matrix, Chinese and English subtitles, designed for maximum operational comfort. Display parameters: temperature, humidity, cycle, run time, run time and stop. The adaptive PID controller precisely controls temperature and humidity, prevents temperature from rising, keeps ambient temperature stable and uniform. User password protection, built-in multi-function memory menu, multi-device connection (up to 16 drives), real-time monitoring. Double layer insulation design, reduces energy consumption, environmental protection concept, energy conservation. Insulated internal door design, easy observation of work room samples, maintains the stability of the work room temperature. The internal surface is smooth and less welded, easy to clean and maintain.

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