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  • ASTM F2096 - 11 Standard Test Method for Detecting Gross Leaks in Packaging by Internal Pressurization (Bubble Test)

    The internal pressurization test method provides a practical way to examine packages for gross leaks. This test method is extremely useful in a test laboratory environment where no common package material/size exists. This test method may apply to large or long packages that do not fit into any other package integrity test method apparatus. This test method may be used as a ...


    By ASTM International

  • Worry over radioactive water leak

    An underground pipe has been discovered by workers in Georgia leaking radioactive water beneath a nuclear power plant. The workers are in the process of discovering if the pipe is the sole cause of the leak or if there is another source that the water is also coming from. Tritium is a radioactive form of hydrogen that is created inside nuclear reactors. There is worry of the water spreading past ...


    By SealGuard Inc.

  • Fixing Leaks Saves Water and Money

    The arrival of spring brings an increase in outdoor activity -- including yard chores, deck and outdoor furniture clean up, and swimming pool prep -- that can drive water usage and utility bills up. While this increased seasonal cost is just another reality of home ownership, costs driven by water leaks should not be. American Leak Detection says that from both an environmental and an economic ...


    By American Leak Detection

  • Micro Leak Detector for Filled Aerosol Cans

    Aerosol Can Micro Leak Detectors for the Water Bath Alternative. These high speed Aerosol Can Micro Leak Detectors are designed by J.U.M. And Bautz Engineering to be applied as the testing unit of the verified water bath alternative, or to be applied after a high speed hot water bath to leak test mono-block aluminum cans. Our Machines detect leaks of all LPG propellants, AP70 ...


    By J.U.M. Engineering GmbH

  • GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector

    MSA is proud to announce the introduction of the new GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector designed with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound processing technology, setting a new global industry standard in highly reliable ultrasonic gas leak detection with unprecedented suppression of false alarms. With the incorporation of ANN ...


  • ASTM E741 - 11 standard test method for determining air change in a single zone by means of a tracer gas dilution

    Effects of Air Change—Air change often accounts for a significant portion of the heating or air-conditioning load of a building. It also affects the moisture and contaminant balances in the building. Moisture-laden air passing through the building envelope can permit condensation and cause material degradation. An appropriate level ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D6324 - 11 Standard Test Methods for Male Condoms Made from Polyurethane

    New polymer materials for male condoms are being developed. This standard is intended to describe the test methods whose results shall adequately describe the design and the quality of condoms made of polyurethane material. These test methods are not intended to be design restrictive. The condom design shall be validated ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM E1827 - 11 standard test methods for determining airtightness of buildings using an orifice blower door

    Airtightness—Building airtightness is one factor that affects building air change rates under normal conditions of weather and building operation. These air change rates account for a significant portion of the space-conditioning load and affect occupant comfort, indoor air quality, and building durability. These test ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D5151 - 06(2011) Standard Test Method for Detection of Holes in Medical Gloves

    This test method is designed to detect holes that leak water and thereby compromise the usefulness of the glove. This test method is suitable and designed as a reference method to evaluate samples of medical gloves. 1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the detection of holes in medical gloves. 1.2 This test method is limited to the detection of ...


    By ASTM International

  • New High Speed Micro Leak Detector for filled Aerosol cans

    Our AeroCan° family of Micro Leak Detection Systems for filled aerosol cans offers a very economical and practical solution to achieve immediate production  savings and improve safety and quality by eliminating bubble detectors and water  bath operators. In addition, the complementary water bath test  method with  partially submersed cans generates accurate data to be easily ...


    By J.U.M. Engineering GmbH

  • Crowcon launches Gas-Tec Hydrocarbon Gas Detector for Leak Survey and Localisation

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Tec portable hydrocarbon gas detector is designed for rapid leak survey and localisation in applications such as gas distribution networks and landfill sites. Using Crowcon’s tried and tested flame ionisation chamber, the Gas-Tec also features next generation technology such as GPS, data and event logging. The new device allows survey teams to track progress and quickly pinpoint ...

  • Enbridge Energy Partners Update on Michigan Leak Clean-Up

    HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/10 -- Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EEP) (the "Partnership") today provided an update on the progress being made in the clean-up efforts undertaken in response to the leak that occurred on Line 6B near Marshall, Michigan the morning of July 26, 2010. Community health and safety, and environmental mitigation remain top priorities. "Crews worked ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • New Gassonic Observer-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector Is The Industry’s First Artificial Neural Network Intelligent Device

    Designed with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound processing technology, the state-of-the-art Gassonic Observer-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector sets a new global industry standard in highly reliable ultrasonic gas leak detection with unprecedented suppression of false alarms.  With the incorporation of ANN technology, the breakthrough Gassonic ...


    By General Monitors

  • Chevron Puerto Rico, LLC, agrees to improve leak detection at Puerto Rico gas stations

    A settlement announced today between the United States and Chevron Puerto Rico, LLC resolves Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) violations at approximately 100 of Chevron’s underground storage tank facilities in Puerto Rico. Under the terms of the settlement, Chevron has agreed to spend approximately $5.2 million to improve its leak detection methods and operations at these ...

  • FTIR Emission Testing - Avoiding Common Traps

    Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) technology is a powerful, versatile tool for air emissions testing, but involves a number of potential pitfalls. Obtaining high-quality, legally defensible data requires significant expertise and careful attention to a well-vetted quality management system. Golden Specialty, at the request of the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality, has evaluated several ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

  • Connecticut Mold Testing Laboratory Warns of Contaminations From Recent Flooding

    The heavy rains forced Meriden nursing home to evacuate early Sunday morning after water leaked onto an electrical panel as this latest N'easter ripped through the state of Connecticut causing flooding, downed trees and power outages. Gov. Jodi Rell has declared a state of emergency after touring damage caused by this weekends powerful storm.Flooding can cause the contamination of water with ...


  • Early tests don`t find tainted water from oil boom in the Northern Plains oil patch

    Random testing of shallow groundwater in the Northern Plains oil patch found no early evidence of contamination from an energy boom that's already seen more than 8,500 wells drilled, federal scientists said Monday. However, the U.S. Geological Survey cautioned that the tests could have missed contamination from surface spills or leaking well casings. That's because water can take many hundreds of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Maryland Mold Testing Laboratory Warns of Mold Growth from Melting Snow and Recent Rain Flooding

    The Baltimore County Fire Department was busy going from home to home filled with several inches of water in basements as three inches of rain filled the streets in Baltimore this past storm. This past weekends rain and melting snow has flooded basements in several maryland communities accross the state.During a flood cleanup, the indoor air quality in your home or office may appear to be the ...


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