Hypobaric Testing Centre
Comex Hypobaric Testing Center integrates the technological developments that make it a research, trial, testing, measurement and qualification centre without equivalent
The CEH features a flight simulator that can reproduce environmental conditions up to an altitude of 40,000 feet and a space simulator that can reproduce vacuum conditions down to 4×10-5 bar / 70km+
Numerous test chambers up to vacuum, sophisticated volume variation and data acquisition instruments.
Hypoxic chamber dedicated to flight simulations
The possibility of reproducing in this 20 m² habitable altitude simulator a flight of up to 40,000 Feet (around 12,000 meters), allows to carry out trials and equipment qualifications in the presence of human subjects, with the support of our technical teams.
This hypobaric testing platform was the scene of many records, including the simulation of a 35-day Himalayan expedition in hypobaric conditions up to the Everest summit. .
Examples of trials and tests carried out in hypobaric conditions
The HYDROSPHERE facility is dedicated to space mission simulations
A hypobaric test center for manned or robotics space mission simulations, aiming at the Moon and Mars
- Trials and Test under vacuum conditions of 4×10-5 bar/ 70 km+
- 5m Sphere to simulate Extra Vehicular Activities (EVA)
- 33 m³ habitat for full accommodation of up to an 8 people crew.
- Tests under controlled and monitored atmospheric conditions
Various possible simulations around space projects
A complete range to meet your very needs
Comex offers a wide range of hypobaric chambers, which makes it possible to address a complete demand for trials and tests under hypobaric conditions, whether to evaluate technical communication equipment, portholes, etc. as well as man related personal gear such as breathing system, helmet, suit and so on.
The decisive asset for our customers and partners lies in the outstanding expertise of our engineers in the command and control of extreme pressure and temperature conditions.
A special uncommon know-how that has allowed our company to be involved over time in a very wide range of projects in the aeronautics and space fields.
The Comex test center extends its activities to all hyperbaric, hypobaric and pool tests
Medical and physiology
Approved and qualified by the Regional Health Agency
- Biomedical Research Centre
- Experimentation on human subjects
- Dive simulator
- Proven expertise in hyperbaric medicine
Proven expertise in hyperbaric and aeronautical medicine
Know-how acquired through more than 60 years of industrial experience and achievement
36, bd de l’Océan – CS 80143
13275 Marseille – Cedex 9 –