Chamber Introduction-The Methods to Maintain and Check Your Test Chamber Regularly.


You must make sure to complete comprehensive chamber maintenance to help ensure the performance and longevity of your testing chamber. 

This article describes an environmental test chamber maintenance tips to keep your chamber in good condition.

1.Chamber Interior and Exterior:

1) Wipe or vacuum out all debris.

2) Clean interior surfaces with a damp cloth, mild detergent or stainless steel cleaner. Avoid cleaners that are abrasive or leave a residue. DO NOT use steel wool.

3) Clean the chamber exterior and door gaskets with a damp cloth or a mild detergent. If a detergent is used, test a small area to make sure it does not damage the finish.

2.Refrigeration System:

1)Check system pressures on gauges and compare to factory specifications or unit data plate.

2)If system one is lower than 100 PSIG, contact the manufacturer’s service department.

3)If system two is lower than specified static pressure by 30 PSIG or more, contact the manufacturer’s service department.

4)Inspect all copper refrigeration lines for signs of abrasion damage caused by excessive vibration. If abrasion damage is found,locate the cause of vibration and secure lines to eliminate further damage.

5)Check lines when system is not running.

6)Inspect all insulation on refrigeration lines. Replace any missing or damaged insulation.

7)Look for any signs of oil on or around compressors and/or refrigeration components. If any oil is found, this may be an early sign of a leak and a service call should be considered.

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