Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ 3960 Series Environmental Chambers Available on GSA/VA Contract for Federal Government customers only.

Perform many clinical applications, including elevated temperature stability and shelf-life testing with these chambers.

Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ 3960

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Catalog No. 03-395-580

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    Width (Metric) Exterior 78.7cm
    Depth (English) Interior 27 in.
    Height (Metric) Interior 152.4
    Width (Metric) Interior 78.7cm
    Chamber Material Type 304, 2B finish, stainless steel
    Amperage 9A
    Net Weight (English) 500 lb.
    Shipping Weight (English) 660 lb.
    Shelves 5 supplied, 26 max.
    Width (English) Shelf 30.6 in.
    Length (Metric) Shelf 65.5cm
    Capacity (English) Shelf 30 lb.
    Capacity (Metric) Shelf 13.6kg
    Temperature Range (Metric) 5° to 60°C
    Temperature Control Enviro-Scan Microprocessor
    Temperature Sensitivity ±0.1°C
    Temperature Uniformity ±0.4° at 30°C (86°F); ±0.3° at 37°C (98.6°F); ±0.5° at 45°C (113°F)
    Temperature Sensor Precision thermistor (over temperature and control); independent thermostat (over temperature safety)
    Door Style Heated, triple pane, tempered glass exterior
    Ports Two 2.4 in. (6.1cm) I.D., one on each side
    Height (English) Exterior 80 in.
    Certifications/Compliance UL listed, CE markedÂ
    Height (Metric) Exterior 203.2cm
    Depth (Metric) Interior 68.8cm
    Cabinet Material Cold-rolled steel, powder coated
    Wattage 150w
    Net Weight (Metric) 226.8kg
    Length (English) Shelf 25.8 in.
    Voltage 115V
    Width (Metric) Shelf 77.7cm
    Hertz 50/60Hz
    Insulation 2 in. (5.1cm) fiberglass
    Dimensions (L x W x H) Exterior 33 x 38 x 80 in. (83.8 x 78.7 x 203.2cm)
    Electrical Requirements 115V 50/60Hz
    Width (English) Exterior 38 in.
    Length (Metric) Exterior 83.8cm
    Height (English) Interior 60 in.
    Width (English) Interior 31 in.
    Shipping Weight (Metric) 299.4kg
    Length (English) Exterior 33 in.

    Perform many clinical applications, including elevated temperature stability and shelf-life testing with Thermo Scientific™ Forma™ 3960 Series chambers. These chambers feature a horizontal laminar airflow system, stainless-steel interior and microprocessor controls for a high-performance, high-capacity unit.


    • True laminar airflow through side plenums for extremely tight temperature uniformity
    • Sophisticated microprocessor controls for constant display of temperature
    • Alphanumeric message center for ease of setup and programming
    • Access ports, locking casters and alarm contacts
    • Capacity: 29 cu. ft. (821.2L) for high volumes and a broad range of products
    • Operating temperature range: 5°C above ambient to 60°C (140°F)

    Airflow System:

    • Directed airflow system promotes an ideal growth environment.
    • Positive pressure feed plenum and negative pressure return plenum direct air across surface of each solid shelf.
    • Feed plenum cannot be blocked by chamber contents.

    Intuitive, Powerful Enviro-Scan™ Control:

    • Unit offers precise control without complicated programming.
    • Operating modes include Run, Setpoint, Calibration and System Configuration.
    • Easy-to-read display offers convenient, continuous monitoring.
    • Audible/visual under- and over-temperature alarms offer peace of mind.
    • Data outputs allow connection to in-house monitor/alarm system to track chamber conditions.

    Durable Construction:

    • Exterior cabinet: 18-gauge. cold-rolled steel, powder coated for durability; resists scratches and chipping.
    • Heated glass door for minimal condensation and a clear view
    • 2 in. (5.1cm) thick fiberglass cabinet insulation for maximum product thermal protection
    • Solid, stainless-steel interior for long life and minimized equipment costs
    • Five heavy-duty, solid stainless-steel shelves, adjustable on 2 in. (5.1cm) centers
    • Swivel locking casters for easy mobility
    • Leveling feet provide stability and added safety
    • Thru-wall access ports on right and left chamber sides for probes, sensors, etc.
    • Interior GFCI duplex receptacle on 115V Model (single European 230V CEE 7 on 230V Model) for shakers, cell rollers, and other equipment
    • Exterior receptacle on upper-right side of control panel for connecting optional recorder or other equipment

    Ordering Information:

    Reinforced floor/shelf components are available for shakers, cell rollers, or other heavy equipment or product loads inside chamber. Units also available with chart recorders.

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