J-GLOBAL ID:201110032106504032   Research Resource code:5000003266 Update date:Nov. 01, 2004

750kW Arc-Heated Wind Tunnel

Owning Organization:
Contact: HAMAMOTO Shigeru
Resource classification: Experience equipment, Facilities, etc
High enthalpy wind tunnel with arc heater of 750 kw.
Designed mach number at the use of a conical nozzle.
Construction of arc-heated wind tunnel of 450 kw in
1981, and renovation to 750 kw in 1993
Type: Contraction Stabilized type (Segmented Constrictor
type) arc-heated wind tunnel
Use: Heat protection test for spacecraft at
hypersonic speed, and research of high enthalpy flow
User procedures and method:
Refer to Wed Page of JAXA.

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