Heat Pumps Laboratory

| What?  

Microplan's laboratory test rigs HP-LAB are designed to test heat pumps.

| How?

HP-LAB are intended to perform laboratory tests of water to water and brine to water heat pumps according to international standards.

| Where?

In the laboratory.

| Who?

  • Manufacturers of heat pumps
  • Notified bodies

| Which?

The HP-Lab can carry out tests on heat pumps in these ranges:

  • 5 - 35KW of thermal power
  • 1 - 10KW of electric absorption

| Why?

  • Product certification costs reduction
  • Time to market reduction
  • Efficiency calculation
  • Preparation for product certification
  • Quality improvement
  • Research and development of new products
  • Full automatic control of flow and temperature regulations
  • Benchmarking
  • Full traceability of test data
  • Test data and report available for statistical elaborations
  • Market credibility

| Tests

  1. Heating capacity
  2. Cooling capacity
  3. Steady state conditions
  4. Measurement of heating capacity and cooling capacity
  5. Data to be recorded
  6. Steady state capacity test
  7. Steady state test

| International Standards

  • EN 14511

| Software