Bioquell Defence offers an integrated environmental control system that incorporates COTS parts to provide an extremely efficient, affordable and reliable solution for crew cooling and heating. Proven in service with the UK MoD in its CVR(T) vehicles, our solutions are proven in the harsh environments of both Iraq and Afghanistan and have been awarded a BAE Systems Chairman’s Award. Our solution can easily be adapted to provide bespoke solutions to achieve most performance requirements and configurations.
Platforms currently incorporation Bioquell Defence Crew Cooling solutions include UK MoD CVR(T), BAE Systems Piranha II, FNSS ACV 300 / 350, General Dynamics M3 Amphibious Bridge Layer and Royal Saudi Land Forces M113.
How long does a CBRN filter last?
The life of any CBRN filter is dependent upon the concentration of any attack, type of attack, weather conditions and duration of the attack or CBRN threat.
What is the flow rate of the system?
The NATO No1 and US M48 CBRN filters are rated to deliver 170m3/hr (100cfm) of clean filtered air.
Can the Bioquell CBRN system be used for all vehicles?
The Bioquell CBRN system can be configured in a number of different ways so that it can be integrated into a range of different vehicle types from tracked to wheeled.
Can Bioquell provide over pressure systems only?
The system is capable of being adapted to provide over pressure or assisted breathing for crew face mask. It is also capable of being configured to provide a combination of both as necessary.
What cooling capability is available from Bioquell?
The Crew Cooling and Environmental Control Systems provided by Bioquell are configured to suit the customer or end user’s individual requirements and can range from 5 to 10kW as required.
Can the Bioquell Environmental Control System be used for all vehicles?
The Bioquell system uses, where possible, COTS and MOTS parts and can be designed and configured to be integrated into most vehicles.
|Nominal system duty:||
5kW (dependent on ambient
conditions -capable of delivering up
to 7.5kW max.)
|Airflow Rate:||750 m3/hr ± 10%|
|Compressor power adsorbed:||3kW|
|Condenser airflow:||2000 to 6000 m3/hr|
|Condenser air on ambient temperature:||55oC|
|Condenser heat dissipation:||12kW|
|Current at maximum flow rate:||14Amps|
|Power supply:||28 Volts DC|
|Dimensions, evaporator only:||620 x 390 x 220mm|