Plant Growth Chamber - PGC-6L

These Percival® Scientific chambers are frequently used for research applications such as lighting for vascular plants to facilitate standard plant production, plant pathology research and seed germination and development. Many other applications exist for this product. Compare your requirements to the specifications listed here.

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-Frequently used for research applications such as lighting for vascular plants to facilitate standard plant production, plant pathology research and seedling germination and development
-Many other applications exist for this product

Percival’s IntellusUltra Controller
-Percival Scientific has built a reputation of providing flexible, customized options for research scientists around the world. We’ve taken that philosophy to the next level with our improved IntellusUltra controller. Now choose from the levels of functionality that meet your research needs.

Lighting System
-Each tier of shelves is lighted by cool white fluorescent lamps and incandescent lamps properly spaced for uniform light intensity
-Intensity programmable up to 550 micromoles/m2/sec of light irradiance measured @ 6” from lamps on 3 on/off light events
-Programming and control of the lighting is done via IntellusUltra real time controller

-Air circulation inside the chamber is from a specifically designed air diffuser (air travels along the entire back wall, over the shelves and returns to the ceiling fans through an opening between the light fixtures and the doors)

Cabinet Construction
-Interior constructed of 22-gauge electro-zinc plated steel
-Exterior constructed of 18-gauge electro-zinc plated steel
-Welded seams and joints on outer and inner shells
-Inner shell supported by non-compressing/non-thermal conducting material locking inner liner in place without a metal-to-metal bond to outer case
-Chamber is completely self-contained

-Woodless construction using CFC free insulation (overall wall thickness is 2”, ample insulation for maintenance of stated temperature range)

-One door opening of 29.2” x 70” providing full access to chamber interior (magnetic gasket provides a tight seal to door frame)

Interior Space
-36 cu.ft. usable volume with work area of 10.8 sq.ft. provided on two tiers

-Two tiers of white epoxy coated steel wire shelving (shelf is 27”D x 28.8”W)
-Shelves are supported by shelf clips allowing 1/2” vertical adjustments
-Maximum clearance between shelves is 27” per tier with both shelves installed

-Interior and exterior painted with high reflective, environmentally friendly, high temperature baked white powder coating

-Self-contained air-cooled condensing unit with hot gas bypass system for continuous compressor operation, extended life and close temperature control (this continuous running condensing unit ensures precise temperature control by alternating cycling refrigerant and hot gas to coil; this also prolongs life of compressor, and eliminates risk of ice buildup in coil)
-Solenoid valves have extended stem for quiet and long life operation
-Ceiling mounted evaporator coils incorporate twin air circulation fans in aluminum housing (heat rejection to ambient with standard chamber = 5900 BTU/hr)

Temperature Range
– 10-44C (+/- 0.5C) with lights on and 2-44C (+/- 0.75C) with lights off

Temperature Safety Limit Controls
-Experiment Protection: Adjustable high and low temperature controls, audible alarms, and visual indicators provided
-Controls shut down all power to chamber, activating alarms (when the temperature returns to the normal range the system will automatically reset)

Convenience Receptacles
-Two 120/1/60 convenience receptacles provided inside chamber

Electrical Requirements
-Consult Geneva Scientific for electrical requirements and amperage draw.

-Additive Humidity Control with Sensor
-Dehumidifier with Sensor
-CO2 Enrichment Package
-IntellusUltra Connect
-Android-Based Touch Screen
-Door with Observation Window and Cover
-Self-Contained Water-Cooled Condensing Unit
-Dry Alarm Contacts
-Security Package
-Temperature Recorder
-External Drip Pan Assembly
-Additional Shelving
-Please contact us for more optional items

***Specifications subject to change.***

ModelTemp Range
(with lights on)
Interior Space (Volume)Total Shelving Floor AreaMaximum Growing HeightExterior DimensionsLight Intensity (6" from lamps unless noted)# of Tiers
PGC-6L10-44±0.5 °C36.0 ft3
1.0 m3
10.8 ft2
1.0 m2
27 in
68.6 cm
51.6 in (W)
33.6 in (D)
77.3 in (H)
550 µmol/m2/s2