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Space Qualification Laboratory<img alt="Space Qualification Laboratory " src="http://webtest.cira.it/PublishingImages/LQS-FIGURA6.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.cira.it/en/research-infrastructures/space-qualification-laboratory/Space Qualification LaboratorySpace Qualification Laboratory<h3>​Description and operational capabilities:<br></h3><div><strong><br></strong></div><p>Current qualification capabilities comprises:</p><p> </p><ul><li>Physical properties measurements (mass, centre of gravity, momentum of inertia) <br></li><li>Acceleration test<br></li><li>Pyro-shock test<br></li><li>Combined vibration, humidity, temperature and altitude test<br></li><li>Environmental stress screening<br></li><li>Thermal shock test<br></li><li>Thermal vacuum test<br></li></ul> <p> </p><p>Test facilities and test procedures fully meet the relevant standards for the qualification and acceptance tests (ESA ECSS-E-10-03A, MIL-STD-810-C / F / G and RTCA DO -160D).</p><div><br></div><h3>Technical features:</h3><div><br></div><div>COMBINED CHAMBER - ANGELANTONI UD 1000C VT </div><div><ul><li>Temperature Humidity Pressure and Vibration Test<br></li><ul><li>Temperature Range: [-75°,+120°C]</li><li>Temperature Rate : 5°C/min</li><li>Humidity : 10% - 95%</li><li>EUT max dimensions : 100x100x100 cm</li><li>EUT max weight  : 610 Kg</li><li>Altitude:  up to 30 Km (P=1 mbar)</li><li>Vibration: Sine , Random (100g),Shock(200 g)</li><li>Frequency  Range : DC – 3 kHz</li></ul></ul></div><div><br></div><div>CENTRIFUGE MACHINE- WUILFERT CTR 8-G</div><div><ul><li>Constant Acceleration test <br></li><ul><li>Static Acceleration : up to  a 8.5 g</li><li>Angular velocity : 100 rpm</li><li>EUT max dimensions: 50x50x50 cm</li><li>EUT max weight : 70 Kg</li></ul></ul>THERMAL SHOCK CHAMBER- ANGELANTONI CST 1000<br></div><div><ul><li>Hot Chamber/ Temperature Range: [+65°; +220°C]<br></li><li>Warm Chamber / Temperature Range: [-80°C; +60°C]<br></li><li>EUT max dimensions (LxPxH): 70x110x130 cm<br></li><li>EUT max weight :  100 Kg<br></li></ul></div><div>ENVIRONMENTAL CHAMBER – Angelantoni CH 2000 </div><div><ul><li>Humidity and Temperature Test<br></li><ul><li>Temperature Range:  [-75°C ; +180°C]</li><li>Temperature rate : 3.5°C/min</li><li>Humidity : 10% - 98 %</li><li>EUT max dimensions (LxPxH): 90x90x170 cm</li><li>EUT max weight  : 70 Kg</li></ul></ul></div><div><br></div><div>THERMAL VACUUM CHAMBER- ANGELANTONI HVT 2000</div><div><ul><li>Thermal Vacuum Test<br></li><ul><li>Temperature Range:  [- 70°,+125°C]</li><li>Temperatura rate: 2°C/min;</li><li>Minimum pressure: <〖10〗^(-5) mbar </li><li>EUT max dimensions: (LxDxH)  85x85x90 cm</li><li>EUT max weight  : 70 kg</li><li>Cold Plate dimensions : 85x85 cm</li></ul></ul>PYROSCHOK TEST FACILITY <br></div><div><ul><li>EUT max weight: 50 kg<br></li><li>SRS (Shock Response Spectrum)<br></li><li>Amplitude: 5000 g<br></li><li>Frequency Range: DC - 10 kHz<br></li></ul></div><div><br></div><div>PHYSICAL PROPERTIES MEASUREMENTS</div><div><ul><li>MOMENT OF INERTIA <br></li><ul><li>EUT max weight: 110 Kg</li><li>Accuracy : 0.25 %</li></ul></ul></div><div>CENTER OF GRAVITY</div><div><ul><li>EUT max weight: 25 Kg<br></li><li>Accuracy: ± 1 mm<br></li></ul></div><h3>Instrumentation:</h3><div><ul><li>Temperature and Acceleration Acquisition System   IMC CRONOS PL-8 <br></li><li>Generation and Acquisition System  VIBRATION RESEARCH VR 8500 - 4 Channel -  VR8500 Controller<br></li></ul></div><h3>Customers:</h3><div>CIRA’s space qualification laboratory, was born in 2014 and carries out testing and qualification activities in support of national and international companies. Recently the new cooperation with the  Bulgarian start-up Endurosat, driven the laboratory to carry out the entire campaign of qualification tests of a nano-Satellite- CubeSat. The laboratory, in collaboration with Sitael is involved in experimental activities in international programs such as MEPS ((Micro-Satellite Electric Propulsion System) jointly funded by ESA (European Space Agency) and ISA (Israeli Space Agency). The Laboratory carried out service activities for MBDA, Techno System Development - TSD Space, Powertech,  Powerflex, Larimart SpA Finmeccanica Group,  GMA, GEVEN, Thales Alenia Space - Italy.</div><div><br></div><p><br></p><div><strong><br></strong></div><p>Current qualification capabilities comprises:</p><ul><li>Physical properties measurements (mass, centre of gravity, momentum of inertia) <br></li><li>Acceleration test<br></li><li>Pyro-shock test<br></li><li>Combined vibration, humidity, temperature and altitude test<br></li><li>Environmental stress screening<br></li><li>Thermal shock test<br></li><li>Thermal vacuum test<br></li></ul><p>Test facilities and test procedures fully meet the relevant standards for the qualification and acceptance tests (ESA ECSS-E-10-03A, MIL-STD-810-C / F / G and RTCA DO -160D).</p><div><br></div><div>COMBINED CHAMBER - ANGELANTONI UD 1000C VT </div><div><ul><li>Temperature Humidity Pressure and Vibration Test<br></li><ul><li>Temperature Range: [-75°,+120°C]</li><li>Temperature Rate : 5°C/min</li><li>Humidity : 10% - 95%</li><li>EUT max dimensions : 100x100x100 cm</li><li>EUT max weight  : 610 Kg</li><li>Altitude:  up to 30 Km (P=1 mbar)</li><li>Vibration: Sine , Random (100g),Shock(200 g)</li><li>Frequency  Range : DC – 3 kHz</li></ul></ul></div><div><br></div><div>CENTRIFUGE MACHINE- WUILFERT CTR 8-G</div><div><ul><li>Constant Acceleration test <br></li><ul><li>Static Acceleration : up to  a 8.5 g</li><li>Angular velocity : 100 rpm</li><li>EUT max dimensions: 50x50x50 cm</li><li>EUT max weight : 70 Kg</li></ul></ul>THERMAL SHOCK CHAMBER- ANGELANTONI CST 1000<br></div><div><ul><li>Hot Chamber/ Temperature Range: [+65°; +220°C]<br></li><li>Warm Chamber / Temperature Range: [-80°C; +60°C]<br></li><li>EUT max dimensions (LxPxH): 70x110x130 cm<br></li><li>EUT max weight :  100 Kg<br></li></ul></div><div>ENVIRONMENTAL CHAMBER – Angelantoni CH 2000 </div><div><ul><li>Humidity and Temperature Test<br></li><ul><li>Temperature Range:  [-75°C ; +180°C]</li><li>Temperature rate : 3.5°C/min</li><li>Humidity : 10% - 98 %</li><li>EUT max dimensions (LxPxH): 90x90x170 cm</li><li>EUT max weight  : 70 Kg</li></ul></ul></div><div><br></div><div>THERMAL VACUUM CHAMBER- ANGELANTONI HVT 2000</div><div><ul><li>Thermal Vacuum Test<br></li><ul><li>Temperature Range:  [- 70°,+125°C]</li><li>Temperatura rate: 2°C/min;</li><li>Minimum pressure: <〖10〗^(-5) mbar </li><li>EUT max dimensions: (LxDxH)  85x85x90 cm</li><li>EUT max weight  : 70 kg</li><li>Cold Plate dimensions : 85x85 cm</li></ul></ul>PYROSCHOK TEST FACILITY <br></div><div><ul><li>EUT max weight: 50 kg<br></li><li>SRS (Shock Response Spectrum)<br></li><li>Amplitude: 5000 g<br></li><li>Frequency Range: DC - 10 kHz<br></li></ul></div><div><br></div><div>PHYSICAL PROPERTIES MEASUREMENTS</div><div><ul><li>MOMENT OF INERTIA <br></li><ul><li>EUT max weight: 110 Kg</li><li>Accuracy : 0.25 %</li></ul></ul></div><div>CENTER OF GRAVITY</div><div><ul><li>EUT max weight: 25 Kg<br></li><li>Accuracy: ± 1 mm</li></ul></div><div><ul><li>Temperature and Acceleration Acquisition System   IMC CRONOS PL-8 <br></li><li>Generation and Acquisition System  VIBRATION RESEARCH VR 8500 - 4 Channel -  VR8500 Controller</li></ul></div><div>CIRA’s space qualification laboratory, was born in 2014 and carries out testing and qualification activities in support of national and international companies. Recently the new cooperation with the  Bulgarian start-up Endurosat, driven the laboratory to carry out the entire campaign of qualification tests of a nano-Satellite- CubeSat. The laboratory, in collaboration with Sitael is involved in experimental activities in international programs such as MEPS ((Micro-Satellite Electric Propulsion System) jointly funded by ESA (European Space Agency) and ISA (Israeli Space Agency). The Laboratory carried out service activities for MBDA, Techno System Development - TSD Space, Powertech,  Powerflex, Larimart SpA Finmeccanica Group,  GMA, GEVEN, Thales Alenia Space - Italy.</div><div><br></div>

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