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Data visualization and analysis provides double-digit gains in leak test cycle time and FTT

Contributed by: Sciemetric Staff
November 8, 2018

Many manufacturers face the costly problem of a lagging leak test cycle time. With constant pressures on production, line managers have no choice but to run parallel test stations to maintain production quotas. More often than not, the answer is simple—use your leak test data. Here’s how one customer did it.

How to reduce cycle time in leak testing

Contributed by: Nathan Sheaff - President at Sciemetric
January 11, 2018

Out of all the testing stations on a production line, leak testing is the station most prone to causing bottlenecks. CEO Nathan Sheaff summarizes how manufacturers can take advantage of digital technology and advanced data analytics for more efficient, productive operations.

Top 5 Sciemetric blog posts of 2017

Contributed by: Sciemetric Staff
December 15, 2017

We recap our five blog posts that captured the most attention in 2017, from getting your leak test right and containing warranty costs with data to how the repair bay can contribute to a more effective defect data management strategy.

How to reduce fill time in leak test

Contributed by: Steve White - Test Engineering Manager
November 14, 2017

When it comes to leak, a smaller part is faster to test. But you can’t just make a part smaller – or can you? Steve White discusses ways to shorten fill time by considering test station fixturing and connections, the part’s internal geometry and supply pressure.

Can your leak tester self-diagnose?

Contributed by: Steve White - Test Engineering Manager
December 29, 2016

Leak testing is a quality assurance process notorious for reliability and repeatability challenges. Steve White discusses how and why Sciemetric includes a self-test function as part of its 3520 Leak Test System, to quickly diagnose any issues that may compromise reliability.

Why is my leak rate repeatability so poor?

Contributed by: Ron Pawulski - Director of Sales
December 21, 2016

Ron Pawulski explores how poor control of test pressure is one of the most common causes of repeatability issues with leak testing. The answer? Digital smart sensors and software that constantly monitor and adjust to compensate for any variations.