Leak Testers

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Riverside County Combats California Drought with Sensus Technology

October 6, 2016

FlexNet quickly identifies leaks for Eastern Municipal Water District RALEIGH, N.C. – Employees of Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) are now equipped with tools to detect leaks sooner and contribute to California’s ongoing water conservation efforts. For example, water dripping from a concealed broken sprinkler head could have caused one customer’s bill to double. Within days of... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Leak Noise Logger integrates correlation capabilities.

September 30, 2016

Installed magnetically on pipe fittings throughout distribution system, Permalog PCorr+ enables water suppliers to locate leaks in water network via remote noise sampling and listening. Alarm state activates if leak noise is identified, radio signal is transmitted to indicate leak condition, and correlation mode lets users calculate precise location of leak. Otherwise, data is gathered via drive-by data collection with Patroller 3 USB radio receiver. Battery life is rated at 5 years. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Valve Leak Measurement System accurately monitors low flows.

August 4, 2016

Compatible with API Standard 527, Valve Leak Measurement System (VLMS) measures slow leaks to help manufacturers ensure critical valve seals are acceptable. This self-contained counting instrument automates leak detection by bubble formation using submerged tube in water. Along with facilitating measurement process configuration and control, touchscreen interface provides bubble count, inferred flow rate, elapsed time, and camera images in real-time as test progresses. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fountain Valley, California Beats Water Reduction Goal with Sensus Technology

July 1, 2016

Smart water network led to 23 percent decrease in water use RALEIGH, N.C. – More than a dozen water leak alerts come into the City of Fountain Valley, California each week through its new Sensus technology. It is all part of an effort to reduce water use by 20 percent in a state plagued by drought. Fountain Valley deployed Sensus technology one year ago to help the state save billions of... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

H2O Degree's Submetering and Leak Detection System Drives Multi-Family Housing Water Savings

June 20, 2016

Comprehensive submetering approach leads to cost savings for owners of master-metered multi-family buildings; utility costs lowered through a combination of consumption reporting and leak detection BENSALEM, Pa. - H(2)O Degree, manufacturer of two-way wireless mesh submetering systems for tenant billing, leak detection, utility conservation and building automation system integration in... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Oxygen Permeation Tester suits ultra-high barrier materials.

May 12, 2016

Capable of handling broad range of flexible materials, including all plastic as well as foil and metallized structures, OX-TRAN® Model 2/22 10X System accurately and repeatedly measures film barriers to 5x10-4 cc/(m2 x day) at precise temperature and relative humidity conditions. Oxygen transmission rate test instrument, compliant with ASTM D3985, provides fully automated testing, intuitive touchscreen navigation, and automatic maintenance of RH, temperature, pressure, and flow. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Test & Measuring Instruments

Oxygen Permeation Analyzer targets high-barrier applications.

November 19, 2015

Engineered to measure oxygen transmission rates for high-barrier materials and packages, OX-TRAN® Model 2/22 L is suited for food, pharmaceutical, medical device, and resin producers who want to push shelf life envelope. Barrier films can be accurately measured down to 0.005 cc/(m2 • day). Automation features include RH, temperature, pressure, flow, and testing. When testing film with unknown characteristics, auto test feature determines optimal parameters and conducts test to completion. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Aclara Leads Fight against Drought in California with Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Leak Detection Technologies

August 19, 2015

ST. LOUIS – After five punishing years, drought conditions have reached critical mass in California and much of the western United States, with Golden State utilities scrambling to meet government mandates for 25 percent reductions in water usage. Aclara®, a leader in smart infrastructure technology for water, gas and electric utilities, leads the fight against the drought with solutions... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Leak Location System aids production, repair loop applications.

July 16, 2015

Offered as benchtop combo package, atmospheric leak location system integrates TracerMate CS charge gas system and INFICON Sentrac hydrogen leak detector. TracerMate instrument, utilizing internal pneumatics for part evacuation and backfill, initiates and manages testing sequences. Detected leaks are reported by leak rate volume, audible alert, and color status light. At end of test cycle, TracerMate re-evacuates and vents part to control Hydrogen background for future test cycles. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Water Leak Detector sensor listens for water from cracked pipe.

June 25, 2015

With maximized sound amplification, Gen-Ear LE® can pinpoint water leaks in residential and commercial water lines under concrete, asphalt, or tile. Handheld amplifier fits in operator's palm and provides noise-free amplification with built-in preset audio filters, while headphones with noise cancellation features block out interference from surrounding ambient noise. Probe rods, magnetic attachment, and Sound Amplification Module address specific areas of use.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Plumbing Leak Detector protects buildings from water damage.

June 19, 2015

Used in residential/commercial buildings, WaterCopPRO Integrated stops leaks when they are first detected in order to mitigate loss from water damage. Strategically located wireless sensors communicate with indoor shutoff valve, while centralized monitoring and control panel provides access to system status, integration with third-party security systems, and optional Wi-Fi® module. Incorporating automatic water shut-off valve into automation system proactively stops potential flooding. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

New Inspection Technologies for Higher Product Quality and Safety

May 21, 2015

Bosch expands inspection portfolio • KHS 1: new high-end headspace leak detection platform from Bosch • AIM 3 reliably combines visual inspection and high-voltage leak detection • Cooperation with Lighthouse Instruments for best-in-class container closure integrity testing Frankfurt/Main, Germany – At Achema 2015, Bosch Packaging Technology showcases two new pharmaceutical... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Lighthouse and Bosch Announce Strategic Partnership

May 19, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Lighthouse Instruments, LLC, a world leader in laser test and measurement systems for pharmaceutical process monitoring, today announced a strategic business partnership with Robert Bosch, GmbH to develop and distribute a new machine series for container closure integrity (CCI) testing using Lighthouse's laser headspace analysis (HSA) technology. The first machine... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Leak and Flow Test Instrument concurrently conducts up to 4 tests.

April 30, 2015

With accuracy stemming from multi-point factory calibration, pressure transducers, flow sensors, and 40 million cycle valve manifolds, Sentinel Blackbelt Pro measures pressure, vacuum, and flow. Unit integrates eight 24-bit ADCs: 4 to measure test pressure/pressure drop and 4 to measure flow sensor output during flow test. Along with data tracking, auto calibration, and color touchscreen, features include USB, Ethernet, and RS-232 communication and on-board memory for last 1,000,000 tests. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Helium Leak Detector features tablet-style interface.

March 24, 2015

Equipped with 7 in. Android touchscreen display/controller, HELIOT 900 features fast pumping speed of 5 L/sec to detect small leaks of helium or hydrogen quickly. Unit has multiple valve design, providing sensitivity of 10–12 Torr-L/s. Internal monitoring of error and alarm conditions detect problems before damage occurs. Offered in 5 different models, HELIOT 900 is suited for automotive, air conditioning, refrigeration, electronics, semiconductor, industrial, and pharmaceutical industries. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Refrigerant Leak Detector has handheld form factor.

March 23, 2015

Designed with solid electrolyte semiconductor sensor, HHLT-2 can detect leaks of halogenated (chlorine- or fluorine-based) refrigerant gases. These include HFC, HFO, HC, HCFC, and CFC refrigerant blends as well as approved replacements R-22 and R-1234yf. CE-compliant unit, suited for chemical, laboratory, food, and HVAC applications, offers triple-redundant leak indication and 3 sensitivity levels. True mechanical pump draws in samples for increased sensitivity (0.05 oz/year to R-134a). Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Packaging Tester measures oxygen permeability.

January 30, 2015

With 3 integrated test cells, I-Oxtra 7700 Oxygen transmission Rate Testing System is designed to improve test efficiency and minimizes space requirements. System is designed according to ASTM D3985 (based on equal pressure method) as well as ASTM F2622, ASTM F1307, ASTM F1927, and ISO 15105-2. Film test ranges of 0.01–6,500 cm³•d (standard) and 0.07–65,000 cm³•d (optional) offer 0.001 cm³/m²•d resolution, while package test range of 0.0001–60 cm³/m²•d offers 0.00001 cm³/pkg•d resolution. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Permeability Tester Measures Oxygen Performance of Contact Lenses

January 8, 2015

i-OXTRA 7600 Oxygen Transmission Rate Tester is designed to measure the oxygen transmission rate of various films including plastic films, plastic composite films, paper-plastic composite films, coextruded films, aluminized films, aluminum foil, aluminum composite films, and many others A: Install the package flange and fix it with 2 socket head screws and then tighten it with Allen wrench.... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

New Method is Used to Measure Water Vapor Permeability of Medicine Packages

December 10, 2014

In order to strengthen quality control of medicine package material, the State Food and Drug Administration has issued a series of new standards relating to medicine package material that can help package manufacturers produce products in accordance with medicine package requirement and can facilitate medicine enterprises to use the products. Electrolytic analysis method appears in some new... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Instrument measures sealing of flexible packages.

December 5, 2014

Based on positive pressure method, LSSD Leak and Seal Strength Detector can test whole and partial seal-leakage character of flexible packages such as caps, containers, and flexible tubes. Burst Test involves puffing air into packages to increase inside pressure until packages burst, while Creep Test keeps pressures inside packages for regulated period of time. With Creep to Failure Test, instrument increases pressures inside package bags to specified pressure and keeps it until packages leak. Read More