The borehole simulation autoclave developed by MeSy® is a unique test rig to cost-effectively test borehole probes and drilling tools at pressure conditions up to 150 MPa and temperatures up to 200 °C. The autoclave has an internal diameter of 165 mm (6-½ in.) and an effective length of 7.8 m, and is located underground in a 10-m-deep, 1.5-m-diameter borehole.

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Autoklav - Technische Daten  
Inner diameter 165 mm (6-½")
Inner length 7800 mm (307")
Volume 165 l
Max pressure 150 MPa (21750 psi)
Max temperature 200 °C (392 °F)
Max heating rate   25 °C/h
Pressure medium Water