Functional testing of immunodiagnostic systems at high altitude

A series of tests were carried out in the terraXcube Large Cube together with DiaSorin, a Vercelli company from Saluggia, a world leader in the laboratory diagnostics market. The company tested the operation of two immunodiagnostic systems: the LIAISON XL platform and the LIAISON XS platform. Immunodiagnostic systems are instruments for…
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Helicopter rescue: shorter resuscitation shifts needed at high altitudes

During missions at high altitudes over 3000 meters the quality of cardiac massage deteriorates after 60-90 seconds. This was demonstrated by the Eurac Research emergency medicine team in an experiment involving about fifty helicopter rescue staff. The experiment was run in the extreme climate simulation centre terraXcube, in collaboration with…
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New tests to study comfort in the textile sector

Collaborations between terraXcube and the textile sector are already well established. New tests have just been carried out to evaluate the thermal performance and comfort of materials and winter garments. The most recent of which have cemented a brand-new collaboration with the Moorer, a company based in Castelnuovo del Garda…
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Polyurethane foams under cold conditions?

A team from Torggler Srl investigated the performances of this versatile building material in sub-zero temperatures. The size and the very precise temperature control of the Large Cube allowed Torggler’s developers to gain useful knowledge of how their new products function at very low temperatures. During the experiment different construction…
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