Facilities include the Pressure Test Facility (PT), Wind Wave Channel (WW), Keck OAR Pressure Facility/Pressure Bomb (PB), Glass Channel (GC) and Keck Deep Tank/OAR Pool, which is managed and scheduled separately. Please contact Janel or Karen below for inquiries about the Keck Deep Tank/OAR Pool or any of the facilities above.
UC Users: Rates for Pressure Facility and Glass Channel are $500/day (up to 24 hours) and $250/half-day (up to 4 hours). Rates for the OAR Pool is $50/hour up to 4 hours or $300 per day.
Non-UC Users: Rates for Pressure Facility and Glass Channel are are $1000/day (up to 24 hours) and $500/half-day (up to 4 hours). Rates for the Oar Pool is $625 for 1/2 day or less or $1,250 for a full day.
NOTE: These rates do not include labor charges for the running of the test facility, which is $85/hr for UC users and $130/hr for non-UC users, nor do they include extra service charges such as use of the crane or forklift. Please contact us for further information should you require any extra services.
**The Wind Wave Channel is under construction until late 2020. Contact us to inquire about using the Glass Channel for small instrument testing.**
Your reservation for the Glass Channel and/or Wind Wave Channel may be forfeited at MSDC's discretion to accommodate time-sensitive projects for UCSD users. Should this occur, we will do our best to provide you with ample notice and alternative dates. Please contact our office with any questions.
Please indicate which facility you would like to schedule and include your index number in your email.
Contact Janel Humphrey or Karen Wilson or to schedule facilities: (858) 534-2940. If you need technical support, please contact Robert Klidy.