Minneapolis, MN

Test Chambers in Minneapolis, MN

Test Chambers in Minneapolis, MN. Also called environmental test chambers, test chambers are essential for ensuring the integrity of research and product testing. You need to be sure that they can withstand extreme conditions they may be subject to in the real world. Since 2003, Darwin Chambers has been the preferred controlled environment manufacturers for many Minneapolis, MN companies. If you're search for the highest-quality test chambers, speak to a Darwin representative today at (314) 534-3111 or inquire about a free quote.

What Are Test Chambers?

Test chambers are specially constructed boxes, of various sizes, used to conduct scientific experiments or test the effects of environmental conditions on test subjects. The controlled environment of a test chamber allows researchers to accurately replicate conditions while keeping a close eye on the specimen. Charles F. Conrad designed the first environmental test chamber in 1951, after working as a refrigerator repairman, by purposing a residential freezer to allow for temperatures as low as -125℉. General Motors Heat Treat Lab decided to purchase it, and quickly asked Conrad to make two more.

In the years that have followed, hundreds of manufacturers have innovated test chambers that simulate more than just cold, from extreme heat, humidity or replicating various altitudes.

One of the main advantages of using test chambers is that they allow for very precise control of the environment. This means that Minneapolis, MN researchers can be sure that the results of their experiments are not affected by factors that they are not testing for.

Different Kinds of Test Chambers in Minneapolis, MN

Darwin Chambers initially sold our stability chambers to Minneapolis, MN researchers over 20 years ago as the first large-capacity thermoelectric-cooled pharmaceutical test chambers. Since then, we've continued to innovate, incorporating our technologies and our skills to deliver precise and reliable chambers that are perfect for researchers in a variety of fields. A few of our best-selling test chambers in Minneapolis, MN are:

  • Environmental Test Chambers — One of Darwin Chambers' top-selling chambers, our environmental chambers are quiet enough to keep in a work setting, easy to clean, repair, and upgrade, highly reliable, and ideal for laboratory use, offering unrivaled temperature and humidity control. Standard units offer a temperature range of 2℃ to 50℃, and more extreme temperatures can be reached through upgrades at extra cost.
  • Stability Test Chambers — Our stability test chambers are designed to surpass FDA and ICH regulations. Thousands of our stability chambers are currently in use by many pharmaceutical, cosmetic, nutraceutical, medical device, therapeutic pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical stress testing, and other research companies both in Minneapolis, MN and globally. We also offer stability refrigerators and stability freezers.
  • Concrete Curing Chambers — These are well-suited for the harshness of exact temperature and humidity control in concrete, asphalt, and other materials common in construction and engineering. Unlike most of "testing" currently on the market, these chambers offer unmatched construction and results.
  • Altitude Test Rooms — We have teamed up with Colorado Altitude Training (CAT) in Boulder, Colorado, to offer a unique chamber for altitude simulation. Our system can replicate over 2,700 meters of elevation, while keeping the pressure consistent. Our altitude testing units have been used by numerous well-known clients, including the U.S. Speed Skating Team, Harvard University, Doha Sports Hospital, College of William and Mary, Mayo Clinic, Pro cycling Team and many more.
  • Freeze/Thaw Test Chambers — These chambers are ideal for Minneapolis, MN companies looking for ramp/soak capabilities. These chambers permit you to see how your product will react under extreme conditions. During the freeze/thaw cycle your subject experiences numerous different temperature fluctuations that it may encounter during its lifespan. You can easily change the temperatures, duration of testing, and how many cycles are performed each day. These Freeze Thaw chambers are well-suited for ASTM materials testing, as well as testing for pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, and cosmetic products. Temperatures can extend from -25℃ to 50℃.
  • Heated-Humidified Incubators/Ovens Our HH Series of units can be used as pharmaceutical stress test chambers at 50C/75%RH. They can maintain temperatures as low as 5℃ or as high as 70℃ and offer superior control and uniformity. Our exclusive ultrasonic humidification system does not allow for hot spots in the chamber and significantly reduces required operational expenses.

Have other research needs in Minneapolis, MN? You can see our full line of reach-in chambers here. Every model comes in a variety of sizes, from smaller stackable models to one, two, and three-door units. For greater storage needs and/or the ability to completely customize your unit, take a look at our controlled environment rooms.

Other services we offer in Minneapolis, MN include:

Why Choose Darwin For Your Test Chambers in Minneapolis, MN

Our priority is providing our Minneapolis, MN clients with testing and storage solutions that are precise, reliable, and cost-effective. If you choose Darwin for your environmental test chamber, you have access to friendly and knowledgeable technical support 24/7. Included when you buy a test chamber are a variety of services as long as your unit laughs, including preventive maintenance, calibration, validation and qualification, and service plans.

As an industry leader, it's important to Darwin Chambers to get to know our clients. We offer extended warranties to most clients. If you're looking for an environmental test chamber in Minneapolis, MN, reach out to us now for additional information. Speak to a Darwin representative today at (314) 534-3111 or ask for a free quote.

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