Temperature and Humidity Testing

High humidity and temperature can cause blistering and loss of adhesion in protective coatings. Electronic products can suffer from corrosion, fungus attack or dielectric breakdown in humid environments.

Our humidity testing chambers are capable of spanning the humidity range of 20% to 100% RH with temperature control. Most humidity chambers can be programmed to cycle between humidity and temperature set points.

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Temperature Range: -40°C to +85°C and up to 95% RH
Ramp Rate: 3°C per minute max
Largest Inside Dimensions: 7.47m L x 3.04m W x 2.36m H
Largest Door Opening: 2.44m W x 2.09m H


Temperature Range: -70°C to +120°C and up to 95% RH
Ramp Rate: 5°C per minute max
Largest Inside Dimensions: 1.00m L x 1.02m W x 0.97m H
Largest Door Opening: 1.00m W x 0.97m H

Water Fog

Temperature Range: 5°C above ambient to +60°C
Largest Inside Dimensions: 1.15m L x 0.76m W x 0.64m H
Door Opening: 1.15m L x 0.76m W

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The detail requirements which describe your humidity testing project are usually found within standard test methods.
These methods are tailored to meet the requirements of different industries. Paragon Systems technical staff are experienced with automotive, rail transport, electronics, military and shipping test methods.

Our humidity testing services include the following standards

American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA)

AREMA Part 11.5.1

ASTM International

ASTM C192 / C192M, ASTM D395, ASTM D4169, ASTM E587, ASTM D999, ASTM D4728, ASTM D4169

BellCore Telcordia

BellCore GR-63-CORE 5.4.2, 5.4.3

British Standards Institute

BS EN 60068-2 Series (-6, 50, 51, 53, 64), BS EN61373, BS EN 50155

California OSHPD Code Application Notice (US)

CAN 2-1708A.5

Defence Standard (UK)

DEF STAN 00-35, DEF STAN 08-123

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IEEE 344, IEEE 693, ASCE 7-10, AC 156, GR-63-CORE

International Code Council

ICC AC-156

International Electromechanical Commission

IEC 68-2-59, Test Fe, IEC 68-2-26, IEC 68-2-34, Test Fd,  IEC 68-2-35, Test Fda, IEC 68-2-6, IEC 60068-2-64, Test Fc, IEC 61373, IEC 60945, Section 8.7, IEC 60079-29 (-1, 4)

International Organization for Standardization

ISO 1940-1, ISO 10816-1/6, ISO 16750-3

International Safe Transit Association


Japanese Industrial Standards

JIS D 1601, JIS E 3014

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association

JESD22 B103B

General Motors Worldwide

GMW 3172

Military Standard (US)

MIL-STD- 167, MIL-STD-202 E/F/G (Method 201), MIL-STD-202 E/F/G (Method 204), MIL-STD-202 E/F/G (Method 214), MIL-E 5272, MIL-STD-810 E/F/G (Methods 514, 519), MIL-STD 883 G/H (Method 2005), MIL-STD 883 G/H (Method 2007), MIL-STD 1344 A Method 2005)

Netherlands Standardization Institute

NEN-ISO 10326

Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics

RTCA DO-160 E/F/G, RTCA DO-227 6/23/1995 Sec. 2.3.1

SAE International

SAE J575, SAE J1211, SAE J1455, SAE J1810

United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

UN ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.5 Para.

Verein Deutscher Ingenieure

VDI 2057-1,2, VDI 2059-1,3,4,5

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