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With helium becoming increasingly expensive and difficult to source, an effective alternative is forming gas. Learn more about the benefits of using forming gas as a replacement for helium for trace gas testing....
Who should lead your Industry 4.0 strategy? Most small and mid-sized manufacturers are only now starting to grapple with Industry 4.0 on their plant floors. Many are suppliers to larger OEMs, such as automakers, that are squeezing them to provid...
Helium leak testing: from airbags to air-conditioning units and fuel rails, from anything implanted in the body to hermetically sealed enclosures for integrated circuits, there are some instances where the acceptable leak rate is so small it’s pract...
QualityWorX CTS DataHub: CTS and Sciemetric have launched a new product that gives customers a simple, cost effective tool for analyzing leak test data and performing test-to-test comparisons. 19 July 2018—Harrison, OH—C...
Electric Drive Assembly Testing: In need of a way to leak test their automotive electric drive assemblies, a customer recently contacted Cincinnati Test Systems (CTS) for a solution. The parts were completely sealed, meaning that certain testing processes...
Cincinnati Test Systems (CTS) had customer in need of a test solutions: leak testing their refrigerant expansion valves. The customer needed to verify that the assembly was assembled correctly and that all the joints were leak tight. To meet the micro-lea...
On August 24, Cincinnati Test Systems' facility in Harrison, Ohio, received a very special visitor. Apple CEO Tim Cook stopped by to meet with employees on the manufacturing floor....
Worldwide Service & Support: Cincinnati Test Systems (CTS) offers more than just the industry’s best production test systems—we also provide world-class customer service and support. With over 35 years of experience, and over 30,000 test instruments i...
Is your Sentinel leak detection system up-to-date and calibrated correctly? Cincinnati Test Systems (CTS) offers factory and onsite instrument recalibration that is fully traceable t...
What Is Sealed Device Leak Testing? Sealed device leak testing is a method of leak testing “sealed” products that don’t have ports, valves, or any other way to apply pressure or vacuum for testing purposes. A dry and nondestructive test process,...
Recently, an HVAC systems manufacturer was faced with a unique challenge with leak testing: they needed a way to leak test the brazed joints in one of their products at final assembly. With multiple joints of varying sizes, all of which need to be tested ...
Cincinnati Test Systems has integrated the INFICON Sentrac hydrogen leak detector into our benchtop TracerMate leak location system to provide a low-cost atmospheric leak locating system. The TracerMate unit is used to execute and manage evacuation, backf...