Articles & News on Leak Detection and Repair

How to Detect, Prioritize and Quantify the Costs of Compressed Air System Leaks

  • by Javier Irazola
  • May 24, 2021
  • Feature

An estimated 30% of compressed air is lost to unrepaired leaks. That means a loss in air pressure, which can lead to reduced productivity due to underperforming pneumatic tools. Neglected leaks can, over time, lead to unplanned downtime. Here's how to repair compressed air system leaks.

Smart Building Opportunities for Printed Sensors

  • by Matthew Dyson
  • January 5, 2021
  • Feature

Smart buildings promise automated control of the buildings' operations, along with integrated technology for human-machine interactions. Such functionality requires multiple sensors, to which printed/flexible electronics are very well suited due to their low weight and thin-film form factor.

AVEVA helps Anglian Water enhance smart leak detection

  • October 10, 2018
  • News

As a web-based solution that leverages the Industrial Internet of Things, data can be extracted from any water network distribution or maintenance-related data source.

ISA announces 2018 Leak Detection and Repair/Fugitive Emissions (LDAR) Symposium

  • January 29, 2018
  • News

Designed exclusively to meet the needs of LDAR and air compliance professionals, the three-day event, to be held 5-8 March 2018 in Galveston, Texas, features a technical program and lineup of expert speakers as well as ISA-led training, a vendor exhibition and networking activities.

Hydrocarbon Leak Detection

  • May 22, 2014
  • Case Study

The IVC Video solution for hydrocarbon leak detection is being used by a major oil company monitoring a 120-mile crude oil pipeline in the western United States.

Emerson introduces valve leak detection service

  • August 23, 2012
  • News

Emerson’s technicians measure internal valve seat leaks using transducers to detect a leak’s acoustic emission during pre-turnaround walk-downs, and for post-outage verification.

InterTech service helps reduce costs of helium leak detection

  • January 29, 2008
  • News

Free service helps identify applications where helium tests can be successfully handled with mass flow leak test methods without sacrificing accuracy.

Leader in Leak Detection Opens Detroit Office

  • January 10, 2006
  • News

InterTech Development Company is arguably the world leader in the functional and leak testing technology that underpins the automotive industry’s ability to meet Clean Air Regulations requirements and achieve higher fuel efficiency standards. InterTech’s new Detroit office is expected to help many OEMs and their Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers cut time-to-market by up to 15%.