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Full Scale VOC Emission Test Chamber

Application of VOC Emission Test Chamber
1. The VOC test chamber provides standard testing environment to determine the VOC emission rate and emission characteristics of interior decoration materials and products. Based on the test report, we can:
• Determine the impact of environmental variables on the VOC emission rate and emission characteristics.
• Classify the level of products and materials according to the emission characteristics
• Develop and adjust indoor air pollution models
• Evaluate the IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) according to the pollution data and test report
2. As being a significant means of VOC emission test, the VOC emission chamber finds a wide application in interior decoration, office furniture, engineered wood, carpets, plastics, leather, textile, toys and more.

  • Engineered wood
  • Leather
  • Textile
  • Plastics
  • Toys

Advantages of VOC Emission Test Chamber
The coated stainless steel wall improves the adsorption capacity of test chamber for high-boiling-point materials and polar compounds. The recovery rate of tetradecane and 4-phenyl-1-cyclohexene can achieve more than 80%.

The patent is about how to deal with the connection surface between VOC emission chamber and the testing object. The technology helps to reduce the surface adhesive force, largely reducing VOC’s adhesiveness on chamber’s interior wall. In this way, the testing result of samples stored in the sampling bag is more close to the result of testing object in chamber, and the testing precision of emission chamber is largely improved.

  • Processed stainless steel surface
  • Unprocessed stainless steel surface
Technical Parameters of Full-Scale VOC Emission Test Chamber
Model V-3000 V-5000A V-8000 V-10000 V-12000 V-15000 V-24000 V-30000 V-72000
Environment temperature 5℃ - 35 ℃
Environment humidity ≤90%RH
Environment requirements With no pollution source, TVOC ≤500ug/m³
Size of climate chamber (W×D×H)mm 1500×1350×1500 1670×1500×2000 2000×1600×2500 250×1600×2500 3000×1600×2500 3200×2000×2500 3000×3200×2500 3000×4000×2500 3000×6000×4000
Size of testing chamber door (H×W)mm 1200×800 1800×900 1900×900 1900×1100
Temperature adjustment range 15℃ - 40 ℃,more than 250 ℃ for high-temperature cleaning
Humidity adjustment range 40 - 60%RH(20 - 30℃)
Pressure 10±5pa
Temperature fluctuation ±0.3 ℃
Temperature deviation ±0.5 ℃
Humidity fluctuation ±2.5%RH
Humidity deviation 3%
Air exchange rate 0.2-2 times/h, ±5% (High air exchange rates are available)
Air velocity 0.1m/s - 0.3m/s
Power supply AC 380V/50Hz/ Three-phase four-wire/ five-wire
Start-up power 25kw 30kw 36kw 44kw 50kw 55kw 65kw 93kw
Running power 12kw 13kw 14.8kw 17.9kw 20kw 22kw 26kw 38kw
Background concentration of formaldehyde Less than 15ug/m³, minimum value: 6ug/m³
Recovery rate More than 80%
Air purification system Standard configurations

Structure of Full-Scale VOC Emission Test Chamber
1. The modular structure simplifies the transport work. When the VOC test chamber is installed, seamless technology is used.
2. Designed with an air jacket, the climate chamber conditions the temperature of testing chamber.
3. The testing chamber has a sample shelf and no blind spots.
4. Sampling and testing holes make the testing convenient and easy. Additionally, the holes number can be designed upon request.

  • Sampling and testing holes
  • Operation setting
  • data
  • Curve graph

Testing Methods
1. The air is first processed by compressor to remove solid particles, formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds, and then enters into the test chamber.
2. The climate chamber is designed with an air jacket for conditioning the temperature in testing chamber.
3. By adopting dew point method, the humidity of climate chamber is well regulated and controlled.

Manufacture Standards
GB18580-2001 Indoor Decorating and Refurbishing Materials-Limit of Formaldehyde Emission of Wood-Based Panels and Finishing Products
GB18584-2001 Indoor Decorating and Refurbishing Materials-Limit of Harmful Substances of Wood Based Furniture
GB18587-2001 Indoor Decorating and Refurbishing Materials-Limitations of Harmful Substances Emitted From Carpets, Carpet Cushions and Adhesives
ASTM D6007-02 Standard Test Method for Determining Formaldehyde Concentration in Air from Wood Products Using A Small Scale Chamber
ENV717-1 Wood-Based Panels. Determination of Formaldehyde Release. Formaldehyde Emission by the Chamber Method.
EN13419-1 Building Products. Determination of the Emission of Volatile Organic Compounds. Emission Test Chamber Method
HJ 571-2010 Technical Requirement for Environmental Labeling Products Wood Based Panels and Finishing Products
HJ 566-2010 Technical Requirement for Environmental Labeling Products Wooden Toys

Standards for Reference

ASTM D5116-97 Standard Guide for Small-Scale Environmental Chamber Determinations of Organic Emissions from Indoor Materials/Products
ASTM D6330-98 Standard Practice for Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds (Excluding Formaldehyde) Emissions from Wood-Based Panels Using Small Environmental Chambers Under Defined Test Conditions
ASTM D6670-01 Standard Practice for Full-Scale Chamber Determination of Volatile Organic Emissions from Indoor Materials/Products
ASTM E1333-96 Standard Test Method for Determining Formaldehyde Concentrations in Air and Emission Rates from Wood Products Using a Large Chamber
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