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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 - Account Manager
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.

What you need to consider when choosing a leak test system

Contributed by: Ron Pawulski - Account Manager
November 8, 2016

Ron Pawulski offers a checklist of what to consider when choosing a leak test system – your acceptable level of Gage R&R (repeatability and reproducibility), the required test cycle time for your line, and the need for traceability and root cause analysis.

How to conduct a leak test trial you can stake your job on

Contributed by: Rob Plumridge - Leak Applications Engineer
October 27, 2016

When you’re in the market for a new leak test system, it’s a purchase decision that could be worth hundreds of thousands, even millions, of dollars to your plant. Rob Plumridge discusses the best approach to ensure a wise choice … and your job security.

Dear John: How do I quickly find the most optimal limit settings to get the highest output?

Contributed by: John Perkins - Senior Technical Support Specialist
June 1, 2011

Question: Dear John,  I’m having a hard time finding the right limits for our test systems. Right now we keep adjusting them, trying to find what works best through trial and error. Is there a way to quickly find the optimal limit settings to get the highest output without affecti…