New ESPEC EHS-431M HAST system

23 February 2018

MASER Engineering B.V. is pleased to annouce that a new ESPEC HAST system has been purchased due to increased HAST test service requests from our customers. The EHS-431M system has one big chamber, bringing the total number of available HAST test chambers at 7 (5 systems in total with 3x 1 chamber and 2x 2 chamber).

The EHS-431M has been adapted for 600V operation.

These tests are executed in compliance with ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation. MASER Engineering has an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation which is valid until 1 October 2018 by the Dutch Accreditation Council RvA for the majority of the offered activities with accreditation L 388. The scope is also accessible on (lab code L 388).

The ESPEC EHS-431M has been purchased from Hielkema Test equipment located in Uden, the Netherlands.

About the ESPEC EHS-431M:

  • Interior Volume: 130 Liters
  • Interior Dimensions (W x D x H): 550 x 550 x 550 mm
  • Temperature Range: 105 to 162°C
  • Humidity Range: 75% - 100% RH
    • Unsaturated or saturated humidity control
    • Multi-mode M System (wet bulb/dry bulb) controls humidity, even during heat-up and cool-down. Fully conforms to EIA/JEDEC Test Method A110 & 102C.
    • Touch-screen controller with temperature, humidity, and count-down display. Includes Ethernet interface.
    • 12 Specimen power terminals, allows power-up of specimens (12 per workspace on "double" units)
    • Inner cylinder and door shield protect specimens from dew condensation
    • Interior is cylindrical for maximum product loading
    • Two stainless steel shelves
    • Set of casters for easy movement of the chamber (except double units)
    • Push button door lock
    • Bottom of the unit allows storage space for peripheral equipment
    • Overheat & over-pressure protectors
    • Door lock safety mechanism to prevent opening of the door while the chamber is pressurized
    • Specimen power control terminal: shuts down the product power in the event of an alarm

For any further information about our HAST test services please contact Mr. Wilhelm Niessen (Reliability Department Manager) or Mr. Mark Gortemaker (Sales & Marketing Manager).