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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....
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...