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Leak testing is often an art as much as it is a science. Manufacturing quality engineers and...

Scigenuity Blog Posts

Aaron Alberts - Account Manager at Sciemetric
From auto parts to running shoes, manufacturers constantly battle one chronic quality issue when it comes to adhesive and sealant dispensing on a production line. Even the tiniest air bubbles can ruin the integrity of a seal or adhesive. On a car wind-shield, engine or medical device, a poor seal can put consumer safety at risk and lead to high cost...
July 08, 2016 | View Article...
Scigenuity Contributor
Finding the right limits for your in-process tests is crucial to achieve the highest production yields and minimize, as much as possible, the risks of defective parts slipping through.Manufacturers have long had access to the smart tools they need to quickly optimize their test limits. And yet, many still rely on archaic methods of trial and error, wading...
June 30, 2016 | View Article...
Scigenuity Contributor
One of the most common questions about leak testing is understanding when to use pressure decay versus flow. First, let’s take a look at how each test works. In pressure decay, the part under test is pressurized (i.e. filled with air until it reaches a set pressure), then isolated from the supply pressure. The pressure within the part is then monitored...
June 01, 2016 | View Article...
Leak Testing
Joe Ventimiglio, Director of Sales; Powertrain, Automotive Industrial
You’re under pressure to hit a higher benchmark for quality on the production line. The clear answer is to invest in a process-monitoring system. But you look at the price tag attached to an out-of-the-box solution and think, “I’ve got a good team, we can just whip up our own system that will cost less.” No. It won’t. If quality is important to you, don’t...
May 24, 2016 | View Article...
Linda Moran (Marketing Director)
This site will be a source of best practices, tips, industry insights and more topics affecting manufacturing and its industries today. Contributions will be coming from across Sciemetric to provide a range of perspectives and to share some of the ingenuity that helps us solve manufacturing challenges. We are also inviting any of our users, customers or...
May 17, 2016 | View Article...
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