Leak Detection News

  • Controlling a Glass Furnace Using a Thermal Imager at German Society of Glass Technology Conference 2017

    AMETEK Land announces that its Technical Director, Dr. Peter Drögmöller, will speak at the 91st Annual Meeting of the German Society of Glass Technology (DGG), May 29-31, 2017, in Weimar, Germany.    Dr. Drögmöller’s topic ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Systech Illinois acquired by Union Park

    Industrial Physics, Inc., a Boston-based test and measurement manufacturer and portfolio company of Union Park Capital, have announced the acquisition of Systech Illinois. As specialists in gas and moisture measurement and analysis, Systech Illinois' application and technology expertise provides efficient gas analysis solutions in many industry sectors worldwide.  The company is ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • New drive for vacuum blowers with hermetically sealed motor for the high vacuum range from 200 to 10-5 mbar

    From the start of 2017, for driving the AERZEN vacuum blowers a new drive motor is used. In future, only one motor design (HM) will be available for neutral and aggressive gases. This synergy effect reduces the variant diversity of vacuum blowers to only one motor drive with hermetically sealed drive. The AERZEN vacuum blowers (previously called canned motor blowers) ...


    By Aerzen USA Corporation

  • Oil Tank Removals as a bellwether for economic growth – hopefully!

    In the past few months GWS Contractors Inc. has noticed a jump in the number of residential and commercial tank removal Request for Proposals (RFP). This uptick seems to be directly proportional to the increase in housing sales we are hearing about on the radio and TV programs.  We always ask or potential customers about the condition of their tank and why it is being removed.  The ...

  • Rainwater Into Perfectly Purified Drinking Water… Could This Really Be? Introducing The RainCatcher RainSafe

    Turning rainwater into drinking water for your home is made possible with the RainCatcher RainSafe. Rainwater, groundwater or municipal water – whatever the original source, our new RainSafe units provide great tasting, perfectly purified water, using technology developed in co-operation with both the University of Exeter and Trinity College Dublin, and supported by the ...

  • Gas leaks fuel climate change

    A leading authority on the effects of methane in the atmosphere has called for a new drive to cut gas leaks from pipelines and wells. Euan Nisbet, professor of Earth sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London, says that ever more sensitive detection equipment using global satellite positioning systems has made it ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) investigation in Chile

    Last August 2016 Open World Company (Chile) carried out a GPR investigation on the territory of one of Chilean industrial companies. The purpose of this survey was to found leaks from the water pipe going through the industrial zone. The company had really big problem with this leak because they lost a lot of water. For this work Open World used VIY3-300 GPR to ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • Centrica enhances water offering with £13m purchase

    Centrica’s acquisition of UK-based water leak detection specialist FlowGem Limited earlier this week raises the question of how the company will look to position itself ahead of the introduction of greater competition in the English water market. The company – which counts multi-utilities British Gas and Scottish Gas among its subsidiaries – already owns Dyno, which provides ...

  • Fossils fuel demand still strong

    Fossil fuels may not be the long term energy solution our planet needs – they are inherently unsustainable as the supply is not infinite – but with cleaner technology employed at every step in extracting, processing and using them, it’s clear that they are a vital player in our short-to-medium term expectations, especially as global populations continue to rise and developing ...


    By Hobbs Valve

  • Saving On Energy Costs With Spray Foam Insulation

    One of the basic needs for all homes is an efficient heating and cooling mechanism. In the times of rising fuel prices, the prices of electricity are also on a constant rise. Making your homes energy efficient is hence the urgent need of the hour. In this regard, most people usually focus on replacing or upgrading their furnace, broiler or HVAC. However, what many fail to look into are the air ...

  • Indoor Water Leaks can Quickly Result in Mold Issues and Termite Infestations

    When a water leak occurs in a residential or commercial property, the presence of water and moisture can not only ruin and destroy building materials and personal belongings, it could also result in mold contamination, indoor air quality (IAQ) issues and even a termite infestation.  There are some species of termites that are attracted to water damaged ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Glass Lined Bolted Steel Tanks: I Can See Clearly Now…

    In recent years, glass lined bolted steel tanks have become more frequent despite the higher initial cost. The arguments for a glass lined tank are simple: glass coating is non-porous and very rigid. Therefore, the theory is that liquids cannot reach the steel and cause corrosion, which could destroy the tank. Unfortunately, there are a few details which impact performance of glass lined bolted ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • The Sniffers proudly receives corporate award from Petrobras

    The Sniffers is pleased to receive a corporate award from Petrobras for leak detection in their natural gas processing plants. The project consisted of infrared screening followed by quantification of the leaks. Our SFEMP software was used for the management of data. Reduction of CO2 emissions and cost reduction were achieved, which were crucial KPI’s for the customer. ...


    By The Sniffers NV

  • Testing conditions for tank testers

    In addition to the financial implications of the loss of product, leakage from storage tanks can cause serious environmental damage and represent a grave threat to health and safety. In some circumstances, particularly when the stored materials are combustible or explosive, leakage can result in a major incident involving the loss of life and substantial damage to assets and to an ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Puerto Rico’s Building Science Professionals Identify IAQ Issues Caused by Faulty Air Conditioners

    With Puerto Rico’s often hot and humid climate, a properly functioning air conditioner provides a comfortable indoor environment for building occupants. Depending on where people live, work or go to school, air conditioning is often a necessity to maintain an indoor environment conducive for learning, working and living comfortably.  Maintaining the air ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Preventive medicine: City of Montreal reduces non-revenue water loss with leak detection program using Sahara Technology

    The City of Montreal believes that the best medicine is preventative medicine, especially as it applies to its water network. Montreal has an impressive water system that supplies drinking water to a population of nearly 1.9 million people. Since 2002, the historic city, the second largest metropolis in Canada, began a long-term major rehabilitation of ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • The risks of CO2 leakage through submarine ‘chimneys’

    NOC scientists are playing a key role investigating the risks of leaks from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage reservoirs situated under the seabed. Researchers from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) will work with academics at the University of Southampton, who are leading the project, and the University of Edinburgh to better understand the risks involved in the storage of CO2 in depleted oil ...

  • Forum Subsea Rentals and Aquatec Group Sign Global Agreement

    Forum Subsea Rentals, a subsidiary of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., and Aquatec Group Ltd are pleased to announce the signing of a global agreement for the rental of Aquatec’s proven LEAKlog leak detection and inspection suite. The ...


    By Aquatec Group Ltd

  • ZoneScan 820 loggers help south east water increase leak pinpointing by 54%

    The new leak detection programme devised by South East Water's leakage department, using GUTERMANN equipment, as significant impact on leak location hit rate in just 2 months. As part of the company's war on leaks, South East Water has bought hundreds of correlating and non-correlation ZONESCAN 820 loggers which are operated by a state-of-the-art smart software on Android tablets and can be ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Axetris announces extension to its range of high-performance mass flow meters and controllers

    Axetris AG, Switzerland, is proud to announce an extension to its product range of high-performance mass flow meters and controllers. Mass flow solutions from Axetris – trusted by OEMs worldwide – are now available for full scale flows of upto 15 slpm. Axetris introduces the range of mass flow meters and controllers with an unmatched dynamic range. The new innovation from Axetris ...


    By Axetris Ag

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