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Wind Tunnel Equipment[ Test Equipment ]

The World's Top-performing Wind Tunnel for Aviation and Aerospace.

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We support the development of Japan's aviation and aerospace industry

We have delivered various wind tunnels to support Japan's aviation and aerospace field. We contribute to the development of the industry by providing the world's highest-class performance.

Transonic Wind Tunnel [Trisonic Wind Tunnel]

Transonic wind tunnel for testing flight characteristics in the Mach number region between about 0.8 and 1.4.

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Specification

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Type Blowdown type
Test section 600×800mm
Mach number 0.4 to 4.0 (Variable)
Measuring time Approx. 20 sec.

Hypersonic Wind Tunnel System

Hypersonic Wind Tunnel System achieved Mach number distribution within ± 0.4 as the world's best accuracy.

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Specification

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Type Blowdown/Suction intermittent type
Test section φ1,270mm
Mach number 10
Measuring time over 30 sec.

Ram Jet Engine Test Facility

Test facility for developing air breathing engines capable of continuously changing Altitude and Mach numbers.

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Specification

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Test mode Direct connect/Semi-free jet
Mach number 0 to 4
Altitude 0 to 80kft
Total pressure 0.07 to 3.7MPa
Total temperature 250 to 930K

Supersonic Wind Tunnel

Wind tunnel for aerodynamic tests of supersonic vehicles, such as rockets.

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Specification

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Type Blowdown type
Test section 600×600mm
Mach number 1.5 to 4.0 (Variable)
Measuring time over 30 sec.

Hypersonic High Enthalpy Wind Tunnel

Wind tunnel for aerodynamic tests of supersonic vehicles, such as rockets.

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Hypersonic wind tunnel

Specification

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Type Blowdown/Suction intermittent type
Test section φ200mm
Nozzle Mach number 7,8,9 (Changeable)
Measuring time over 30sec

Supersonic Combustion Wind Tunnel

Specification

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Type Blowdown type
Max. flow 2,000Nm3/h
Air temperature Max.1,500°C
Measuring time over 100sec

Arc Heated Wind Tunnel

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Specification

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Type Jet type
Diameter of nozzle outlet φ 180mm
Mach number 12
Total temperature 7,000K
Total pressure Max. 1.0MPa
Measuring time 30min

High Enthalpy Shock Tunnel Facility

One of the world's largest high enthalpy shock tunnel facilities for aerodynamic heating tests for models of returnable space crafts.

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Specification

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Type Free piston type
Total pressure 150MPa
Max.enthalpy 25MJ/kg
Max.total temperature 10,500K
Duration time 2.0mm sec

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