The new hydrogen leak detector by ForTest allows to display the leakage without having to make the immersion in water of the piece to be tested, and without using any spray to detect the leak

Hydrogen leak detector ForTest

Intended both as a cycle that follows the normal leak test, either as a separate workstation for repairs only, the new sniffer at hydrogen allows in an easy, clean and fast way, the detection of the precise point of the leakage, enabling to repair the fault in a much faster and cleaner way.

It can be installed as an option on M8990 equipments, combining then the leak test together with the display of the leakage, or as an equipment that makes only its localization, ideal then not only to find the ideal testing points, but also to repair the pieces.

The great measurement sensitivity allows to detect leaks at a distance of already 5 cm., till arriving, thanks to the automatic scale change, to the precise position of the leakage, and to appreciate micro leaks of 1cc/h at a distance of few millimeters.

It is perfect both for particular pieces that cannot be put into the water, either for simple ones, in order to avoid cleaning or drying after the normal bubble test.

The system is composed by a central unit to set programs and test cycles, and by a hydrogen manual sniffer to find the leakage.

The cycle is composed by a phase of piece emptying, in order to aspirate all the air molecules contained in it and then by a phase of piece pressurization with a hydrogen blend at 5% to detect the right position of the leakage.

The intelligent logic of the Led bar on the equipment panel and of the multi-tone buzzer, allow the operator to recognize immediately the precise location of the leakage.

The low presence of hydrogen in the blend (5% H2-95% N2-NOT FLAMMABLE) makes testing safe and much more practical and clean than the classical systems in water basin or with leak detector spray.

  • Black anodized aluminium case
  • “No break-through” plexiglass front panel
  • Display of Test pressure and of pressure decay in mbar / mbar/s / Pa / hPA / cc/min / cc/h
  • LCD display 240X64 pixel and blue back-illumination
  • Graphic visualization of the leak test on Cartesian coordinate plane
  • Mechanical pressure regulator
  • Electronic pressure regulator on demand
  • Measurement accuracy better than 0,1 Pa
  • Hydrogen Leak Detection sensitivity better than 0,1 cc/h
  • Automatic leak detection sensitivity
  • Maximum distance of leak detection of 20 cc/min = 10 cm
  • Pieces Counter and Real time Clock Memory
  • Possibility to set up till 300 test programs
  • Connector with 24 Vdc expansion signals
  • RS232 opto isolated port
  • Opto isolated Port for industrial multi points networks
  • USB flash drive to record the tests, radio remote control to manage the tests, Wi-fi, Ethernet and Internet direct connections (on request)
  • Working temperature min. 5°C / max. 40 °C
  • Weight for the basic version: 10 Kg.
  • Dimensions: 270X160X300 mm.
  • Pressure full scale: (mbar) : -1000, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 3000, 6000, 8000, 10000, 15000, 20000, 25000, 30000, 50000
  • Power supply: 110 Vac 50/60Hz, 230 Vac 50/60Hz
  • Different pneumatics available for tubes (mm): 4x2,7, 6x4, 8x6
  • Test Gas: Hydrogen, Refrigerant, Compressed air, Nitrogen

  • External exhaust solenoid with protection filter
  • 3 way pneumatic valve
  • Pilotage solenoid
  • 5 way Pneumatic valve
  • External start button
  • External start/abort pushbutton
  • External pushbutton 4 programs selection
  • Start pedal
  • Barcode reader
  • Adhesive label for printer 4500pcs
  • Aux signals extension cable
  • Venturi Vacuum generator
  • Air filter
  • Staubli male connector
  • Precision micrometer nozzle
  • Micrometer nozzle
  • M series manager software
  • TTY
  • Serial protocol
  • Electrovalve group "cylinder's" type with filter
  • PC serial cable owner ---> M Series
  • External temperature probe
  • 3-way pneumatic valve with pilot valve
  • MIXER-07
  • Software Data Manager
  • Staubli female fitting
  • Thermal printer with peel-off
  • Thermal printer without peel
  • Adapter cable AUX M Series ---> ET Series
  • Remote Start / Abort / Good / Reject
  • Air filter 5 micron

  • Interior exhaust valve
  • Pneumatic filling fast
  • Pneumatics with micro electro valves
  • Kit sniffer Hydrogen H2 - (STANDARD)
  • Frontal connector for Staubli calibrated leak
  • Frontal precision pressure regulator
  • Electronic pressure Regulator
  • Auto zero primary pressure circuit
  • Positive test and negative test
  • Pre-Filling
  • Waiting Primary pressure reading
  • Secondary Output of Waste (third result)
  • Leak Analog Output
  • I/O 24 Vdc expansion signal card
  • Bi-manual logic Start Input
  • Ethernet plug/TCP-IP
  • Active USB port
  • WI-FI connection
  • Radio remote control selection Kit
  • High resolution measure - (STANDARD)
  • Capacitance meter for piece volume measure
  • Double branches of pre-regulated pressures

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