CHALLENGE

  • Detect leaks to prevent water ingression into product
  • Current method was a time consuming destructive process and required drying of the product after testing
  • Be able to detect massive defects as well as small pinhole leaks
  • Test multiple product sizes and configurations
  • Limited equipment budget

SOLUTION 

  • Custom engineered system using standard AuraTM leak tester platform
  • Dual chamber test system with integrated force gauge into each chamber
  • Vacuum used to inflate the product
  • Various inserts to accommodate different product sizes
  • Serial interface to customer datalogging system

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Test Method:  Force decay in vacuum chamber
  • Leak rate:  > approximately 10 sccm
  • Throughput:  1 part every 1 min