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Reach-In Test Chambers – Custom Engineered – The RB/RD Series

If one of our Elite G-Series reach-in environmental test chambers does not meet your needs, we will custom design a chamber that will meet your exact specifications. Russells RB/RD Temperature and Temperature/Humidity Test Chambers incorporate almost 40 years of experience along with all the latest technology. Each custom chamber is engineered for reliability, ease of operation and ease of maintainability. The end result is a rugged, durable, quality reach-in chamber tailored to your requirements.

  • RD-154-5SCR-AC
    Custom Burn-In

  • RB-12-5-5-AC
    Custom Top Loading

  • RD-125-705-705
    Custom Temp./Humidity

  • RD-59-5-5-EP
    Custom Explosion Proof

  • RB-24-705-705
    Custom Military Application

Reach-In Environmental Chamber Performance

  • Temperature range for single stage refrigeration: -22˚F/-30˚C to 350˚F/177˚C
  • Temperature range for cascade refrigeration: -100˚F/-73˚C to 350˚F/177˚C
  • Change rates from 9˚F/5˚C/min. to 36˚F/20˚C/min. (Faster rates achieved with LN2 cooling)
  • Humidity Range: 10% to 95% RH within the bounds of a 185°F/85°C max. dry bulb and a 40°F/4°C min. dewpoint.

Standard Features
  • Custom interior sizes.
  • Brushed 304 series stainless steel liner, heliarc welded and dye checked.
  • Fiberglass insulation, .25k factor.
  • Welded steel frame.
  • Custom engineered chamber door with dual gaskets.
  • Removable access panels to serviceable components.
  • Durable blue enamel finishes (custom colors available).
  • Multipane tempered heated window.
  • Microprocessor temperature/humidity programmer.
  • Low or zero ozone depletion refrigerants.
  • Energy saving refrigeration bypass capacity control.
  • Low stage desuperheater.
  • Oil pressure switches.
  • Compressor suction and discharge pressure switches.
  • Water cooled condenser.
  • Vapor tank and condenser ASME certified.
  • Compressor overload protection.
  • High stage compressor crankcase heater.
  • Compressor head fans.
  • Low stage oil separator.
  • All piping joints silfos or silver soldered.
  • Stainless steel compressor condensate pans.
Optional Accessories
  • Damper systems.
  • Refrigeration gauges.
  • Refrigeration sound deadening package.
  • LN2/CO2 cooling.
  • Air cooled condenser. (integral or remote)
  • Humidity water demineralizer.
  • Dry air purge system.
  • Desiccant dehumidifier.
  • Running time meter.
  • Electrical disconnect switch.
  • All wiring meets NEC standards.
  • 120 volt control circuit transformer.
  • Fully enclosed electrical panel.
  • All circuits fused or circuit breaker protected.
  • Full system function switches w/ system status pilot lights.
  • Incandescent interior lighting.
  • All wiring numbered or color coded.
  • High Temperature limit safety.
  • Master heating circuit contactor.
  • Air circulator/heater interlock
  • Balanced load on 3 phase power.
Optional Instrumentation
  • VS-1 microprocessor touchscreen programmer controller.
  • Solid state humidity sensor on humidity models.
  • Product safeguard redundant over/under temperature limit.
  • Circular or electronic chart recorders.
  • Free standing remote instrument console.
  • Computer communications, networking, data-logging software.