CTS adds more capability to its versatile Sentinel Blackbelt leak tester
Sep 14, 2021
CTS has updated its Sentinel Blackbelt with new features, creating the most powerful and multi-functional single-channel benchtop leak tester on the market today. Learn more.
Published Article: Leak Test 101: The Basics Rule, No Matter How Much Technology Evolves
Jul 15, 2021
Times change, technologies change, but the fundamentals of leak testing remain the same – the reliability and repeatability of your test results depend on how well you understand and compensate for testing variables. In this article for Quality Magazine, CTS Product Manager, Gordon Splete discusses what you need to know to ensure the best possible leak test.
Sierra CP adds state-of-the-art manufacturing facility to TASI Product Integrity’s India HQ
Mar 17, 2021
Sierra-CP Engineering, part of TASI Group’s Product Integrity organization, has opened a new manufacturing facility to better serve India’s automotive, industrial, and alternative propulsion sectors with world-class test solutions. Learn more.
TASI Product Integrity doubles India operations with more growth to come
Dec 23, 2020
CTS, Sciemetric, innomatec and Sierra-CP expand operations in India. Increased sales, support and new engineering excellence center in shared TASI Product Integrity location to serve manufacturers across the country.
Published Article: Supply, Demand and Cost: Don’t Let That Helium Just Drift Away at the End of a Leak Test
Aug 05, 2020
With helium in short supply and its cost is rising, it is essential for manufacturers to make the most of this commodity when using tracer gas-based leak testing. In this article for Quality Magazine, CTS' Jeff McBee and Gordon Splete discuss how to institute an effective reclamation process at the leak test station.
Published Article: How to test EV battery packs
Jul 27, 2020
Testing EV components is now an important addition to OEM and tier supplier quality control processes. Chuck Hagyard from Cincinnati Test Systems, shares some insights into critical leak test-related challenges and considerations in this artlce for AMS (Automotive Manufacturing Solutions) Magazine.
Published Article: The Role of Leak Testing in Building a Reliable IoT/IIoT Sensor
Jul 08, 2020
The growth of IoT/IIoT is driving the development of sensors for a multitude of environmentally harsh applications. These sensors all have the same thing in common–they must have a reliable, sealed enclosure. This requires an accurate and reliable leak test. In this article for New Equipment Digest (NED), CTS' Gordon Splete discusses which test methods work, which ones don’t—and why.
Published Article: Is Your Sealed Device Leak Testing Method All Wet?
Jun 09, 2020
Testing with air or gas offers a more reliable and nondestructive alternative for sealed device leak testing. Learn more in this article by Gordon Splete, CTS Product Manager and Marketing, for Quality Magazine.
To All Manufacturers: Your Business Doesn’t Stop And Neither Do We
Apr 01, 2020
Whether ramping up lines to build the products that are in crucial demand right now or planning for the future, Cincinnati Test Systems are your global leak and function test solution experts. Regardless of your circumstances, your industry or the new challenges that now face your team, our team remains fully engaged and ready to help.
CTS simplifies microleak detection for HVAC-R manufacturers with the TracerMate II HVAC-R Portable Test System
Feb 04, 2020
Cincinnati Test Systems, the expert in leak detection equipment, has integrated its TracerMate II leak test instrument into a Portable Test System designed to tackle the most challenging microleak tests involving HVAC and refrigeration systems.
CTS gives manufacturers precision control for challenging leak tests
Jan 07, 2020
Cincinnati Test Systems, the expert in leak detection equipment, has added the Sentinel 3520 Series to its portfolio of leak and flow test instruments, providing manufacturers with the data-driven control they need for challenging test scenarios.
Published Article: 'CTS and innomatec Offer the Broadest Leak Test Portfolio Available on the Market Today'
Jan 01, 2020
In this interview with Industrial Product Review (IPR), Shankar Krishnamurthy, Vice-President and General Manager, Asia-Pacific operations, TASI Product Integrity talks about the diversity of the group's product offerings to meet any leak test challenge, how they are serving India's manufacturing and automation industries.
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How to Leak Test Disposable Tubing Sets
Single-use disposable tubing sets are broadly used in a range of clinical applications. During the assembly of tubing sets potential leaks and blockages may occur, requiring leak testing. Read the application note to learn how to leak test disposable tubing sets.
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Pressure Testing Medical Bags
Learn how the Sentinel Blackbelt Pro leak test instrument can be used to meet the stringent requirements of pressure testing medical bags.
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How to Leak and Blockage Test Microfluidic Chips
Microfluidic chips are used in a multitude of biological diagnostic applications, including analytical separation, detection, fluid control (sampling/mixing) and more. Learn how CTS performs leak test and blockage tests on microfluidic chips with this application note.
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How to Restriction Test Cannula/Needles and Flow Selection/Regulation Devices
Cannula and flow regulation devices are used almost constantly in thousands of clinical applications today. These devices primarily provide a pathway for the administration or collection of solutions, blood and fluids for patients under treatment. This application note goes through the steps of how to Restriction Test Cannula/Needles and Flow Selection/Regulation Devices.
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How to Test Vascular Access Sheaths for Leaks and Blockages
The customer needed to perform 100% testing of sheath introducers for both leakage and blockage. They had been passing each part through a sequence of three stations of simple variable area flowmeter with a visual marked band indicating the pass fail limit in series with the part. Learn how CTS solved this problem with this application note.
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How to Test Multi-Lumen Catheters for Leaks and Blockages
A medical device manufacturer had a new project requiring 100% testing of several French sizes of Triple-Lumen Catheters. The Catheter’s distal end was tipped and skive holes were cut for each lumen. Learn more about CTS' solution with this application note.
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How to Leak Test Non-Compliant Balloon Catheters
A medical device manufacturer needed to perform 100% testing of a high variety of their PTCA (coronary angioplasty) balloon catheters for leakage. Learn how CTS solved their problem in this application note.
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How to Leak Test Medical One-Way Check Valves
The customer needed to verify the proper function of a pressure-relief valve installed within a drug delivery manifold. The pressure relief valve is designed to allow fluid to escape to a collection area when pressures in the normal fluid path exceeded a defined value. See how CTS solved this problem in this application note.
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How to Leak Test Medical Solution, Fluid or Blood Bags
Testing every medical solution, fluid and blood bag for leaks is critical and the automated test must address the challenges of the flexible material, variable sizes and the manufacturer’s requirements for cycle time and process management. Learn about CTS' solutions.
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How to Leak Test Respiratory Breathing Tubes/Circuits
Respiratory breathing tubes are primarily used to provide an umbilical connection between a ventilator and the patient for inhalation and exhalation gas management. Learn how to leak test respiratory breathing tubes/circuits with this application note.
CTS gives medical device manufacturers an FDA-compliant leak/blockage test
FDA's 21 CFR Part 11 compliancy matters for many medical device manufacturers. Cincinnati Test Systems (CTS) has worked extensively with our customers in the medical device industry to identify what capabilities a leak/blockage test system must have to be compliant. Learn more.
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An electronic component manufacturer needs to leak test a sealed sensor for its resistance to ingress; dust, dirt, condensation, and liquids. They want to know how well, and how long, the product will perform to manufacturing specification to determine performance and quality issues. They will do 100% inspection to IP67 standards for process control validation. The customer requested a semi-automatic system with manual load/unload. Parts passing the leak test must be physically identified. The system must keep track of rejected parts for accountability.
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