According to the Environmental Protection Agency, a leak of 1 kilogram of refrigerant solution can cause as much damage to the environment as driving a van 10,000 miles. For this reason, it is important that companies in a number of different industries, including automotive and refrigeration manufacturing, institute leak testing standards to guarantee that their products are environmentally friendly, not to mention safe for their customers. Could your business benefit from leak testing equipment?
Most leak testing methods work by measuring leak flow, or the amount of gas or fluid flowing from a container. While leak flow most commonly describes the leakage of viscous gas or liquid from some sort of pipe or tubing system, leak flow can also describe slip and molecular flow, depending on the pr