All small-scale and laboratory-scale testing work is performed at Gexcon's test laboratory facilities at Fantoft, near Bergen, Norway. A wide range of gas and dust explosion testing projects using vessels in the volume range from less than 1 litre to approximately 2 m3 can usually be performed in the laboratory. In this wide range of test vessels test scenarios can be varied significantly. Several closed vessels are available as well as a number of open or vented test vessels.
All medium-scale and large-scale testing work is performed at Gexcon's test site on the island of Sotra just outside Bergen. Gas and dust explosion testing using vessels in the volume range 1 m3 to 50 m3 can be performed. A wide range of test vessels are available for which the venting configuration(s) and test scenarios can be varied significantly. Several closed vessels are also available.
Gexcon's testing facilities: