Skip to main content Go to contact form

Ball Aerospace Technologies – construction & installation of a thermal vacuum chamber test facility

Location: Boulder, CO

Matrix Service was awarded a contract for the construction and installation of a thermal vacuum chamber test facility for Ball Aerospace Technologies, Corp. The scope of work for the facility included the engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction of a D-shaped thermal vacuum chamber. The chamber is being fabricated of stainless steel with carbon steel stiffeners. Matrix Service is installing the thermal control units, vacuum valves, vacuum pumps and associated systems. Additionally, the units are being installed with stainless steel vacuum jacketed piping.

Scope of Work

  • Engineering
  • Procurement of all equipment
  • Fabrication of chamber, piping, structural steel
  • Construction
  • Installation of copper pipe
  • Installation of stainless steel pipe
  • Installation of stainless vacuum jacketed pipe
  • Helium leak testing of chamber to 1x10-6 std cc/sec
  • Commissioning and aerospace testing
  • Under vacuum, the floor of the chamber has over 2MM pounds of force pressing on the chamber

Put Our Standard
To The Test.

Get in touch with Matrix for your next project.

Please select an option from the drop down to see the contact information.

US
Steve Kemper, P.E.
Phone: 281 204 2122
Email: stevekemper@matrixservice.com

Canada
Mary Mason
Phone: 587 334 8954
Email: mcmason@matrixservice.com

US
Gene Carter
Phone: 360 685 2030
Email: gcarter@matrixservice.com

Canada
Mary Mason
Phone: 587 334 8954
Email: mcmason@matrixservice.com

US
Kevin Gaskins
Phone: 918 359 8278
Email: kgaskins@matrixservice.com

Canada
Mary Mason
Phone: 587 334 8954
Email: mcmason@matrixservice.com

Bevan Houston
Phone: 918 281 6036
Email: bevanhouston@matrixpdm.com

John Vick
Phone: 918 379 6315
Email: jvick@matrixservice.com

US
Floyd Shoemaker
Phone: 281 925 8394
Email: fshoemaker@matrixservice.com

Canada
Mary Mason
Phone: 587 334 8954
Email: mcmason@matrixservice.com

US Tanks and Turnarounds
Floyd Shoemaker
Phone: 360 685 2043
Email: fshoemaker@matrixservice.com

Canada
Mary Mason
Phone: 587 334 8954
Email: mcmason@matrixservice.com

US
Gene Carter
Phone: 360 685 2030
Email: gcarter@matrixservice.com

Canada
Mary Mason
Phone: 587 334 8954
Email: mcmason@matrixservice.com

US
John Hart
Phone: 918 379 6328
Email: LBrewer@matrixservice.com

Canada
Mary Mason
Phone: 587 334 8954
Email: mcmason@matrixservice.com

US
Floyd Shoemaker
Phone: 360 685 2043
Email: fshoemaker@matrixservice.com

Canada
Mary Mason
Phone: 587 334 8954
Email: mcmason@matrixservice.com

US
Kevin Durkin
Phone: 714 289 6612
Email: kdurkin@matrixservice.com

Canada
Mary Mason
Phone: 587 334 8954
Email: mcmason@matrixservice.com

Please select an option from the drop down to see the contact information.

return to top icontop