Heater Core Calorimeter

Verification of automotive, truck, off highway and agricultural heater core performance.  Evaluate and confirm pressure drop values for air side and coolant side.


  • 10:1 turndown on all control variables
  • Use as a stand alone system or integrate with other supporting modules including evaporator for complete heater evaporator and blower (HEB) testing.
  • Data collection and computation through PLC based touch screen, also available through LabVIEW automation software packages


Capacity: Up to 100,000 BTUH
Airflow: Up to 1,000 cfm
Coolant Flow: Up to 20 gpm

Temperature Range Air: -20 F to 100F
Temperature Range: Liquid Ambient to 248 (limited by boiling point)

Airflow: Ashrae 41.7 Meter or V-Cone or Brandt
Fluid Flow: Coriolis
Temperature: RTD

Control: Fully automatic, PLC driven
Control Interface : LabVIEW¬ģ software with PC interface