Helium leak detectors

  • 26-Aug-2015 01:09 EDT
INFICON LDS3000 LEAK DETECTION METHOD.png

Helium leak detection systems are helping transmission suppliers improve quality and reduce the cost of producing new automatic transmissions. Kuka Assembly and Test Corp., for example, has developed leak-detection systems that it claims are faster and more reliable than more traditional air-test methods. Kuka now uses Inficon helium-leak detectors to test advanced transmissions such as newer aluminum automatic 9- and 10-speed transmissions. By detecting leaks soon after the original casting takes place, the system reduces cost by eliminating defective castings early in the build process. Air-pressure testing might take days to detect certain types of leaks; helium leak detection takes seconds, the company notes, with a total part-to-part test time of roughly 30-40 sec.

Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
0.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2016-08-15
The MicReD Power Tester 600A from Mentor Graphics Corp. tests electric and hybrid vehicle (EV/HEV) power electronics reliability during power cycling.
2016-08-14
Using simulators for RDE testing is a new aspect for the technology, experts say.
2016-08-08
The dangers of faulty car airbags recently have become all too clear. The product-liability issues associated with airbags and the largest, most costly automotive recall in history make it essential to characterize them thermally at high speeds and with high levels of sensitivity and accuracy.
2016-08-12
Anritsu Co. (Richardson, TX) introduces Cellular Module Test Application (CMTA) software for its Signaling Testers MD8475A/B, which provides test cases to simplify testing chipsets and automotive-related telematics modules used in connected car designs and implementation.

Related Items

Technical Paper / Journal Article
2010-09-28
Training / Education
2011-04-12
Training / Education
2013-02-20
Technical Paper / Journal Article
2010-09-28