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Rifi's Services - Thermal and Physical testing

  • Thermal conductivity              - from -269 oC to +100 oC
  • Heat capacity                         - from -269 oC to +23 oC
  • Thermal cycling                      - from -269 oC to +250 oC
  • Thermal shock                       - from -269 oC to ambient
  • Environmental conditioning   - from 0 oC to +70 oC and 10 to 80 % relative humidity
  • Thermal expansion                 - from -269 oC to +250 oC


All values above are indicative of the test ranges available from Rifi. However if you have tests outside of these ranges we are happy to discuss these requirements with you.

  • Water absorption
  • Compatibility with cryogenic fluids
  • Small scale flame testing
  • Corrosion under insulation
  • Dimensional stability
  • Water vapour transmission
  • Electrical resistivity
  • Mechanical loading of pressurised components

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