Cold Gas Thruster testing
21 Mar 2018



For cold gas testing Roxel has an air rig of the blow down type which is suitable for short duration trials of up to about 30 sec depending on the pressure and mass flow rates required.


​Cold gas thruster testing air rig​​​​


An electrical heater is also available to increase the air temperature without contaminating the propellant. 

Specific capab​ilities of the air rig include: 

  • Maximum pressure unheated of 40 bar ​
  • Maximum pressure heated of 12 bar​
  • Maximum temperature of 350°C 
  • Air storage capacity of 5.5m3