Ascott Kesternich Chamber

KH300 – Fully Automatic, SO2 Gas Dosing Test Chamber 

The Kesternich test is a cyclic corrosion test involving condensation humidity and the introduction of sulphur dioxide gas (SO2).

Ascott Kesternich Chamber
Fully Automatic, electronic gas dosing Kesternich Test Chamber – 300L

A specific volume of SO2 gas, usually 0.2L, 1L or 2L is introduced into the test chamber, the chamber temperature is increased to a predetermined level and the relative humidity is maintained at condensation levels. After a set period, the chamber is vented and the temperature is allowed to decrease to ambient conditions.
Ascott’s Kesternich chamber does not require any human intervention whilst running the tests, its fully automatic design is controlled by a state of the art control system. The Kesternich chamber is designed to meet various gas dosing test standards as listed below and can also be used as a condensation humidity chamber.

Fully Complies with the following standards:

  • ASTM D2247,
  • ISO 11503,
  • NFT 30-077,
  • NFT 30-055,
  • ASTM G87,
  • BS3900/F9,
  • ISO 6270-2 CH,
  • EN ISO 6988,
  • ISO EN 1096 B & C
  • DIN 50017 KK & KTW,
  • ISO 3231,
  • DIN 50018,
  • VDA 621-421,

For further information on this product please click here: KH300 – Ascott Kesternich Chamber

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