High temperature heat pump testing station

To measure high temperature heat pump systems, a good infrastructure is very important because high temperature and pressure levels of the high temperature heat pump system requires special demand for the testing station. The hole system is designed for nominal pressures up to 25 bar and maximum temperatures of 200°C and covers a power range from 15 to 50 kW. The testing bench runs with an energy efficient recycling heat system and allows individual adjustable temperature levels in the heat circle.

It operates with two closed cycles and via intern heat exchanger heat from the sink is exchanged to the source of the heat pump. The heat source circle works with a glycol mixture, so the temperatures in this circle can sink under 0°C. Therefore, the heat pump testing bench is able to measure and test refrigeration systems. With comprehensive measurement techniques, the detection of relevant parameters for scientific research is possible and allows the calculation of major energy operating numbers. An Extensive measurement system, based on programmable logic control, allows to record important information, like temperature, mass flow, pressure and power. So the heat pump testing station is an applicable tool to verify heat pumps and refrigeration systems.

For futher information, please contact DI Dr. Magdalena Wolf.