What is a pneumatic basket?

A pneumatic basket is used to transfer the specimen under test from -84 degrees Celsius to 220 degrees Celsius within the SM series thermal shock chamber.

The SM thermal shock test chamber series features a pneumatic basket to quickly and autonomously transfer test items from the refrigeration compartment to the thermal compartment and vice-versa. 80-100 PSI of compressed air is required for cylinder operation.


Basket Weight


Tests A, B: 15 lbs.

Test C: 10 lbs.

Test D: Consult Factory

Test E: 5 lbs.

Basket Weight


Tests A, B: 10 lbs.

Test C, D, E: Consult Factory

Test F: 5 lbs.