Tenney Thermal Shock Test Chamber

The Tenney Thermal Shock Test Chamber is designed for the safe, efficient, and accurate environmental testing of electronics and consumer products, and aerospace, telecommunications, and military and defense components. Non-hazardous, non-flammable, non-volatile materials only.


  • Meets Military Standard 883 method 1010.8 with 15lbs. of product
  • Limit switches stop the transfer process and allow for precise product positioning
  • Alarm and shutdown circuit provide over/under temperature protection to ensure product safety and accurate test results
  • Efficient refrigeration system provides thermal capability to meet temperature stabilization times for military specifications
  • Value priced – mechanically cooled vs. liquid nitrogen cooling


  • Horizontal air circulation
  • 2” traveling port
  • Open-air, rapid-responding, low-mass, nichrome wire heating elements
  • Two zone types with hot/cold compartment setups
  • Cascade refrigeration system with TEV control and two semi-hermetic compressors
  • Vapor-tight, interior liners made of 100% continuously welded stainless steel
  • Fully automatic, PID chamber control through alpha-numeric display
  • Horizontal or vertical configurations
  • Ceramic insulators
  • Fiberglass and polyurethane insulation ensures minimal thermal transfer
  • Double-gasket doors provide additional insulation
  • Door switch
  • Limit switch
  • Dual-carriage transport system with stainless steel, wire mesh basket
  • Adjustable recirculation air louvers for optimum performance
  • 200 lb. transfer mechanism capacity
  • TGIV Order/Under Temperature Protection system for each chamber (hot and cold).


Temperature range:

  • Hot Chamber: +40°C to +200°C
  • Cold Chamber: -73°C to +40°C


  • 15" x 15" viewing windows with chamber lights
  • 4" Traveling Port
  • Remote Air Cooled Condenser
  • Reinforced Shelves

Sales Sheet


  • VersaTenn V Temperature HMI Controller

    VersaTenn V Temperature HMI Controller

    • Two channel controller
    • Auto/ manual control
    • Pentium class processor
    • 8 MB flash disk on chip storage
    • USB flash disk port
    • RS-232 communications
    • Color LCD touch screen interface with real-time graphic displays
    • Microsoft Windows CE Operating System
    • Logic circuits automatically select cooling and heating modes
    • Near infinite number of programs and steps possible
    • RTD sensors for temperature measurement
    • 2 process inputs, 10 temperature control outputs, 6 event outputs
    • Alarm output for each channel
    • RS232 data communications


Tenney Thermal Shock Test Chamber Specifications

TS Models - Dual Load: Hot/Cold/Hot (Water Cooled)

Carriage Capacity Product Load Air Circulation Operating Temp Max Temp Refrigeration Heat Dimensions
W x H x D
Model Wt lbs.
Ft3 W x H x D Lbs HP kW

15" x 15" x 15"

25 x 23 x 25






Cold Chamber -73°C to +40°C

Hot Chamber Ambient to +200°C

Cold Chamber +40°C

Hot Chamber

7.5x7.5 HP Cascade Water-cooled

15x15 HP Cascade Water-cooled



56" x 101.5" x 83" (Height with traveling port fully extended)

76" x 113" x 95"
(Height with traveling port fully extended is 138")





*The load rating is the maximum weight the carriage system can handle. Temperature recovery should be reviewed by the factory