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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...
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...