The Biotron is ideal for testing of concrete, soils, wood, fabrics and many other materials under conditions of heat stress, cold stress, rapid freeze-thaw, high light intensity, high humidity, and high CO2 exposure. Sample processing areas, wet lab space, autoclaves and drying ovens are available for material preparation and analysis.
Controlled variables include:
|Temperature||-10ºC to 45ºC (-4ºF to 113ºF)(-20C for 16 hours)|
|Humidity (RH)||10% to 90%|
|Light intensity||0 to 1,000 µmol m-2s-1|
|Light quality||incandescent, fluorescent, HID, LED, UV|
|Biological isolation||isolated air-handling, HEPA filtration|
|Sound isolation||insulated with sound-dampening springs|
|Vibration isolation||insulated with sound-dampening springs|
|Electrical power||on/off programmable per minute|
|Watering||automatic per schedule|
For support of materials research or product testing, please see Biotron Contacts.