Thermal Shock Chamber

Thermal Shock Chamber

In today's technologically advanced world, product reliability and durability are of utmost importance. Manufacturers across various industries, such as automotive, electronics, aerospace, and pharmaceuticals, strive to develop products that can withstand extreme temperature fluctuations. To ensure their products' robustness, they rely on specialized equipment like Biogene Thermal Shock Chambers. This blog will delve into the fascinating world of Biogene Thermal Shock Chambers, highlighting their significance as both manufacturers and exporters.

What is a Biogene Thermal Shock Chamber?

A Biogene Thermal Shock Chamber is a highly sophisticated testing instrument designed to subject products to severe temperature changes rapidly. It consists of two separate chambers, namely a hot chamber and a cold chamber, with a transfer basket that moves the product between them. The chambers are capable of generating extreme temperature conditions, ranging from -70°C to +200°C, with rapid transition times.

  • Significance of Thermal Shock Testing:

    Thermal shock testing is an essential part of product development and quality control processes. It simulates the harsh environmental conditions a product may encounter throughout its lifespan. By subjecting products to rapid temperature fluctuations, manufacturers can evaluate their performance, identify weaknesses, and make necessary improvements. This testing process helps ensure the reliability and durability of various products, including electronic components, automotive parts, medical devices, and more.

  • Temperature Range and Transition Time:

    Biogene Thermal Shock Chambers offer an impressive temperature range, enabling testing in extreme conditions. With rapid transition times, these chambers can swiftly transfer products between hot and cold environments, replicating real-world scenarios efficiently.

  • Precise Control and Monitoring:

    These chambers feature advanced control systems that allow precise temperature control and monitoring. This ensures accurate and consistent testing, enabling manufacturers to obtain reliable results.

  • Customizable Testing Profiles:

    Biogene Thermal Shock Chambers offer flexibility in creating customized testing profiles to simulate specific environmental conditions. This adaptability makes them suitable for a wide range of industries and product types.

  • Safety Features:

    These chambers are equipped with comprehensive safety features to protect both the product under test and the testing personnel. These safety measures include over-temperature protection, emergency stop buttons, and door interlocks.

  • Biogene: A Leading Manufacturer and Exporter:

    Biogene is a renowned manufacturer and exporter of Thermal Shock Chambers, offering cutting-edge solutions to industries worldwide. Their chambers are designed and manufactured with the highest standards of quality and precision. Biogene's commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction has established them as a trusted partner in the field of environmental testing equipment.

Conclusion: In today's competitive market, ensuring the reliability and durability of products is crucial for manufacturers across industries. Biogene Thermal Shock Chambers provide an effective and efficient solution for testing products' ability to withstand extreme temperature fluctuations. With their advanced features, precise control, and customizable testing profiles, these chambers help manufacturers identify vulnerabilities and improve their product quality. As a leading manufacturer and exporter, Biogene has become a trusted name in the industry, providing reliable testing equipment that meets the stringent requirements of various sectors. Investing in Biogene Thermal Shock Chambers can undoubtedly enhance product development processes, minimize risks, and ensure customer satisfaction in an ever-evolving marketplace.

  • Applications
  • Features
  • Control
  • Construction
  • Specification
  • Microprocessor based Thermal Cycling Chamber controller with Auto tune PID Temperature Control/HMI based controller.
  • Soft Power on switch
  • Programmable profile control programs for automatic operation.
  • Real time Clock
  • SSR based output controls for Heater, cooler, Humidifier, Dehumidifier
  • Safety and Convenience over temperature and current protection capability
  • Temperature Alarm
  • Self-Diagnostic Function
  • Thermal Cycling Chamber equipment is prohibited for Testing or storage of flammable, explosive, volatile substances in the specimen.
  • Casters wheels with leveling and locking provision
  • Drain: Water drain is provided to drain out condensed water out of the chamber test space.
  • Sound pressure level- approx. 65-70 dB
  • Observation window for sample visualization
  • Effective Dehumidification system during heating



  • MIL-STD-810D High temperature test
  • MIL-STD-810D Low temperature test
  • MIL-STD-810D Damp heat test
  • Standards : ISO,EN, CE, Electro magnetic
  • MDD :- 93/42/EEC
  • EN 61000-6-1 : 2001
  • EN 61000-6-3 : 2001
  • IEC 60068-2-1
  • IEC 60068-2-2
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (89)/336/EEC)
  • EN: 60101, ISO, CE
  • IEC 68-2-1 Environmental testing – Part 2: Test methods – Tests A: Cold
  • IEC 68-2-2 Environmental testing for electrical and electronic products Test methods – Tests B: Dry Heat
  • IEC68-2-3 Environmental testing for electrical and electronic products – Part 2: Testing method test Cab: Damp heat Steady state
  • IEC 68-2-30 Environmental testing for electrical and electronic products – Part 2: Test method – Test Db: Damp heat, cyclic (12h+12h cycle)
  • IEC 68-2-14 Environmental testing for electrical and electronic products-Part 2:Test methods-Test N: Change of temperature


  • 32-bit control system with 7'' colorful TFT Capacitive Touch display HMI Controller is built around high performance core hardware with integrated functionality.
  • In addition USB host port allows direct transfer of log files, program files and report to the external storage devices like Hard disk USB drive.
  • Communication ports (RS 232/485).
  • 32-bit control system with multiple programming options, & minimum 7” TFT color display. It should have provision for
  • password protection with minimum 8 or 9 level
  • configurable and with diagnostic system
  • 10 Base /100 base –TX
  • port for external devise
  • Communication/Remote operation (OPTIONAL).
  • USB host port allows connecting USB Mouse/ Key board and external storage devices (OPTIONAL).
  • User programmable soft keys with LED indication for pre-assigned Functions.
  • On board 1 GB USB Pen drive.
  • Total programming capability up to 4 programs with each program having 20 Segments and 9999 repeat cycles.
  • Program based / segment based PID selection for accurate program control.
  • Real time trend available with user scaling.
  • On demand Auto tuning.
  • Securities for user access.


Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chamber having the capacity of 512 liters have constructional features which have Built in welded, airtight polished stainless steel test space. Manual jack to be provided for transportation purpose.

The exterior of chamber is powder coated galvanized steel.

Adjustable shelf with rack on side of the basket. Maximum load capacity on shelf 25 kg.

Appropriate airflow for homogeneous sample temperature.

Lift air tightness using suitable seals (preferably silicon seals).

HMI touch screen provided (15" minimum Refrigerant: CFC free environmental friendly refrigerant.

Appropriate Compressor mounding to prevent noise and vibration.

All wiring to be done with suitable identification.

Electric panel separated from cooling equipment to prevent the water condensation on the electrical components.


Door is made of steel sheet duly powder coated.

Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chmaberalways provides door locking system having both hinged or sliding door as per requirement. And for safety pupose and experimenting purpose, The door is firmly locked by lever, thermal sealing to be ensured and Door opening and closing is manual and auto mode provision is optional


Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chmaberrplatform trays have a provision to slide inside out for the placement of the detector.



Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chmaber Ambient temperature of +25 ° C, relative humidity ≤ 85%, no sample under the conditions of the test box.


Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chamber having the capacity of 512 liters is designed with two cabinet i.e cold cabinet and hot cabinet:

Bio Gene provides all your requirement as per your specification:

Cabinet 1(Cold cabinet) specification:

Lowest temperature with Refrigeration system :(-) 85 0C.

Rate of cooling: (-) 10 0C /minutes from (+)180 0C to (-)50 0C for empty chamber.

Temperature stability: < ± 0.3 0C along temp. range of (-) 85 0C to (+)180 0C.

Spatial temperature deviation in space: 2 0C


Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chamber having the capacity of 512 liters is designed with two cabinet i.e cold cabinet and hot cabinet:

Bio Gene provides all your requirement as per your specification:

Same as above:

Cabinet 2 (Hot cabinet) specification:

Higher temperature: (+) 200 0C

Rate of heating: 10°C/minutes from (+) 50 0C to (+)180 0C for empty chamber.

Temperature stability: < ± 0.3 0C along temp. range of (+) 50 0C to (+)180 0C.

Spatial temperature deviation in space: 2 0C


Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chamber having the capacity of 512 liters is designed with chamber feeding through Electric panel which is separated from cooling equipment to prevent the water condensation on the electrical components.

Temperature sensor: 10 numbers of suitable thermocouple (Surface mount) for specimen temperature monitoring.

User port: One each of dia 80 mm and dia 150 mm port hole on hot cabinet and cold cabinet on their side

Ø    Temperature Fluctuation:≤±1.0℃.

Ø    Temperature Accuracy: ≤±2.0℃.

Ø    Maximum temperature raise

Speed:  About 3℃/min (average non-load).

Ø    Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chmaberprovides temperature heat up time which is Ambient temperature + 200C to be attained within 40minutes of chamber operation

Ø    Maximum temperature fall Speed:  About 1℃/min (average    non-load)or better with special COOLING CRYOGNERATOR (OPTIONAL)


Bio Gene Thermal Shock ChmaberHumidity range 30 % to 98%RH  ±3% RH (Refer to following figure shows the temperature and humidity control range, low humidity areas do not consider the non-active heat load).

Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chmaberprovision to control, monitor and record Temperature and Humidity of the environment inside the chamber.


Evaporators, drainage, and the dry to prevent.


Adjust feet: 4 castors , Mobile support chamber    


Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chamber having the capacity of 512 liters is designed with automated operation with provision for manual over ride. The operation should be via touch screen (15”) using appropriate software (electronic software control compatible with Windows OS). Provision for controlling the chamber by an HMI. Detachable HMI panel with provision to fix either on chamber door or remote on a table at a distance of 8 m from the chamber.

Software Capabilities:

Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chamber having the capacity of 512 liters is designed designed such that the temperature profile runs in manual as well as auto/programmed mode.

Provision for Self test for trouble shooting.

Provision for modification of test profile temperature while test is in progress.

All test request and data will be store in hard disk and can be displayed for analyze and report generation while test is in progress.

Software enable tuning (calibration) table to report correction values of temperature.

Provision of displaying and printing temperature curves in different pages.

Provision for zooming, expanding, retracting, select curve on/off, etc of temperature curves.

Fault and alarm history


Bio Gene Thermal Shock ChmaberIncluded in the mechanical room   Refrigeration units, power Distribution control cabinet.


Ø    Distribution board.

Ø    Sample test terminal.

Ø    Total power leakage circuit breakers.

Ø    Connectors able to withstand 800V and handle low leakage currents.


Ø    Nickel-chromium alloy heating wire heater.

Ø    Bio Gene Thermal Shock ChmaberHeater  control  mode:  no  contact  cycle  pulse  width  modulation,  SSR (solid state relay).

Ø    Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chmaberpower cord hole and drainage systems: On the back of the test chamber.

Bio Gene Thermal Shock Chmaberdesigned with Viewing window & Interior light which is Fog free viewing window and interior light for observe samples clearly under test



Mechanical compression refrigeration way of the bipolar overlay.

Specimen Protection 


(a) Over temperature protection according to EN 60519-2 : 2006, with separate sensor, thermal safety class 2 (b) independent adjustable temperature limiter for mini/max digital setting for test specimen protection 

(c) adjustable max/mi



(a) Safety temperature limiter for protection against over temperature in the test chamber.

 (b) All electrical functional circuit should be equipped with its own safety device that shuts down the relevant circuit 



Steam Generation Boat made of SS 304 placed inside the chamber at the bottom of Evaporator Coil with SS Wet Heater. 




The door and chamber are interfaced with a double silicon gasket to reduce heat transfer to the exterior panels. easy to use toggle latch. This applies the adequate amount of pressure on the double silicon gaskets for perfect sealing.



Thermal Cycling Chamber is supplied with the inbuilt facility of Heavy Duty Castor wheels for easy movement with Front Wheel Locking Facility.




25/50/75/100/125 mm dia. Port holes are provided with Rubber closure to plug when not in use.



In Thermal Cycling Chamber The Gap between the walls is filled with Insulation Free from asbestos and CFC 




Sealed Inconel heaters are located behind test space in the path of the circulated air.

 They are properly insulated to with stand high and low temperatures and high surface temperature on the heater surface.

The system is protected from overheating with the help of a bimetallic strip which cuts-off the heater when the temperature exceeds a predefined limit. 




The forced air circulation system provided in the chamber circulates air from the test space, over the cooling and heating coils and back into the test space.

Door interlock synchronized with the air circulation system 


Temperature Conditioning System

Each chamber shall be conditioned using powerful axial fans, circulate the aspirated  test chamber air constantly over the electric heaters in hot zone or fin-type heat exchanger in cold zone built into the circulating air duct.

Intensive circulation and the special cross-air circulating system create the conditions for homogeneous temperature conditioning, best temperature constancy and rapid temperature change. For cooling, a powerful refrigerating cascade with robust semi-hermetic compressors 

 Refrigeration System

Water cooled with low-noise refrigeration unit with adjustable power adjustment circuit & 2-

Way cooling water controller ensuring economical operation and performance related withdrawal of cooling water. Cooling Water consumption, quality and temperature. 

Air Cooled Chiller

Suitable capacity water chiller shall be provided for TCC 

Compressed Air Drier

(a) Generation of a dry atmosphere to avoid condensation during temperature changes 

(b) Increasing the dehumidifier capacity for specific test cycles 

(c) For low temperature low humidity tests

Condensate drain

(a) Back pressure free 

(b) G3/4” male tread 

(c) Hose connection ɸ 12mm

Compressors & Refrigerants

Two stage cascade semi hermetic compressors with non-CFC fluids such as

R449A & R23 



(a) For hot & cold chamber, as per EN 60519-2 with separate sensor, one in hot & one in cold chamber 4 

(b) Digital I/O, 4 digital outputs & 4 digital inputs for control of devices

 (c) Electrical unit should comply with VDE regulations for accident prevention regulation

 (d) Specimen protection with separate sensor & display

 (e) Permanent overheating safety thermostat to switch off the heater if chamber maximum temperature is exceeded 

(f) Safety protection for basket when door is open 

(g) Temperature control through sensor in hot or cold chamber through moveable sensor in the basket 

(h) Additional sensor in the basket for monitoring of temperature in specimen 

(j) Specimen basket STOP when door is open

 (k) Safety excess temperature limiter in hot and cold chambers

 (l) Removable guards around the basket to prevent test specimens from getting jammed between basket and chamber walls 

(m) Switching-off of test specimen: potential -free contact especially for heat emitting test specimens, lead onto socket, max. load 24 V, 0.5 A

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