Typically European Space Agency (ESA) shaker tables are used to replicate the take-off vibrations of a satellite-lifting rocket. One of the major risks faced by a satellite launch stems is from the high level of vibration during launch.
The ESA shaker table (a.k.a. “Hydra”) is featured in this article testing a Oasis® 8-ton DCIE unit, undergoing a simulated earthquake – while blasting a chilly wave of air towards the engineer observing the test.
Click here to read the original story published on the ESA website.
The Oasis Indirect Evaporative Cooling unit was put through and successfully cleared 5 stages of the ESA testing. R2, R4, R6, R8 & R10.
The video below is footage of the shaker test while enduring a simulated 8 magnitude great earthquake. To give perspective, an earthquake at this magnitude, can destroy communities near the epicenter. Watch the video of the test below, courtesy of the ESA.
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