Cryogenic Helium Experimental Facility

Looking inside the Cryogenic Helium Experimental Facility (CHEF). Looking inside the Cryogenic Helium Experimental Facility (CHEF).

The Cryogenic Helium Experimental Facility (CHEF) is for horizontal single- and two-phase heat transfer and flow studies.

The facility is 3 m long, has a 60 cm cold (4.2 K) ID and is equipped with horizontal access ports for future visualization studies. The facility is also equipped with a large single-stroke bellows liquid cryogen pump capable of volumetric flow rates of 2 liters/s.

Staff Contact

Wei Guo.

Last modified on 28 September 2016