Ascott Exhibits at the Auto Test Expo in Novi

Ascott recently exhibited at the Auto Test Exp in Novi, Michigan. At the Show, which Ascott attended with US distributor Comtel, an Ascott cyclic chamber was displayed along with the new ACC125 accessory package for testing to advanced automotive standards. During the Show Ascott and Comtel had the opportunity to discuss corrosion test requirements with […]

Change to Midi Unit Design

In order to improve chamber performance Ascott is changing the design of the ACC112 Midi Dehumidification Unit. The design change impacts the size, the type of piping used for air inlet and outlets, the design of the interface, and some new features have been added. The new design utilises rigid piping instead of flexible hoses […]

New Roof for the H500 Alpha +

Ascott are adding a new accessory for Alpha + range, an accessory for the H500 condensation cabinet, a ‘Cleveland’ style roof. This style of cabinet is based on a model originally designed and developed by the Cleveland Society of Paint Technology, this particular design simulates natural dew and rain by condensing moisture directly on to […]

Ford / Volvo / Scania kit for Cyclic (CC) Chambers

This new accessory adds 6 very important test standards to the capabilities of our cyclic chamber range, as listed below; ISO 16701 Ford CETP 00.00-L-467 Volvo VCS 1027,149 (ACT-1) Volvo VCS 1027,1449 (ACT-2) Volvo STD 423-0014 Scania STD4319 This new accessory includes a psychrometric humidity system for accurate monitoring and control of humidity, a re-circulating […]

Ascott Launch Scratch Tool

The new Ascott scratching tool is specially designed to perform scribes on coated steel panels or test substrates prior to salt spray testing for example as described in ISO 9227. As standard, the scratch tool is supplied with 3 tungsten carbide cutting blades;0.5mm thick (the Daimler Chrysler version) 1mm thick (the original Sikkens® version) 2mm […]

New Ascott Small Sample Holder

Many Ascott chamber customers regularly (or constantly) undertake tests on very small components, which can be a challenge to contain within the chamber. Frequently the only way to hold these samples is for the customer to create a holder themselves, or for very small specimens they sometimes have to use string to suspend the samples […]

NEW Guardian Angel

Available immediately we’re introducing a new range of accessories, the Guardian Angel. The new accessory comprises a modular light alarm that can now be fitted to the top of all Ascott iP chambers, regardless of size. When the chamber is in daily use in the laboratory it allows the occupants of the area to see […]


During development of an oscillating spray bar for the Atmosfar chamber to ensure close compliance with pluviometry requirements of Volvo Std-423-0014 (ACT-1), Volvo VCS 1027, 1449 (ACT-2) and Ford CETP 00.00-L-467, the Ascott development team were faced with a challenge. Actuation of the spray bar would normally require some form of access hole for the […]

Ascott Reaches New Heights … Again!!

To improve upon wooden blocks and other ad hoc methods Ascott have developed a kit for raising the height of chambers on site. The kit is very easily fitted, the chamber is simply lifted with a fork lift truck and extension stilts lock into the fabricated frame on all 4 corners. Once lowered the chamber […]

Psychrometric Humidity Measurement and Control (PSY-MAC) for Atmosfär chambers

The Atmosfär chamber, which Ascott first launched in 2013, has now received an addition to its humidity control and measurement system, featuring precision psychrometric technology. We call this new system PSY-MAC for short. Summary Features & Benefits A solution developed in conjunction with Volvo as an approved test mechanism for the Volvo VCS 1027, 1449 […]