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Regulatory requirements for medical device manufacturing have always been stringent, but the rise of Industry 4.0 has heightened these expectations. This blog post discusses test instrument features to help ensure compliance in the era of Industry 4.0....
This blog post discusses the ideal methods for IP67 device and sealed component leak testing, as well as alternatives that may be preferred in specific scenarios. Read the blog post to learn more....
This post discusses what IP67 and other IPxx ratings mean for manufacturers; what they entail, and where they apply. Read the blog post to learn more....
The success of any leak test rests with understanding how to control your variables. This blog discusses some of the common variables that come up with large volume leak testing and how best to address them....
This blog post provides an overview of most common trace gas methods, their capabilities, the associated system cost and maintenance requirements, and other considerations....
In cases when air leak testing reaches its limits, trace gas based methods have an advantage. This blog post offers an overview of trace gas leak testing methods and various options for trace gas leak testing....
When implementing a mass flow or pressure decay leak test in a production environment, there is one thing that will dominate above all else and be your greatest source of problems—the management of temperature-related issues. Learn more....
Unsure why your part is exhibiting a negative leak rate? This blog discusses what this means and 4 factors to consider to get your testing back on track....
A common question we hear is whether a volumetric leak rate is required to carry out pressure decay leak testing. While it’s not mandatory, it may be helpful to have. Read on to learn why....
A manufacturer of transmissions for agricultural machinery was experiencing an issue with warranty claims due to leaks. With the Sentinel 3520, Gage R&R fell from 40% to 5% and warranty claims dropped. Learn more how this result could apply to your line....
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....
Learn more about Cincinnati Test Systems (CTS)' EtherNet/IP communications software, improving the performance and functionality of our leak test instruments....