Leak Testing Case Studies: V6 Engine Leak Test Facility
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Leak Testing is used to ensure quality, tested and proven parts are supplied into the market. The use of leak testing equipment eliminates failures in the field.
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- V6 Engine Leak Test Machine
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Client: Multi-National Tier 1 Automotive Manufacturer
Part: Automotive V6 Engine
Machine supplied: Fully automatic short engine final leak test machine
Overview: This system was designed and manufactured in order to give the customer the ability to 100% leak test engines within their production environment. TQC developed this system alongside the client to allow them to leak test the water jacket and oil gallery within a fully assembled engine. In addition, a rework system was supplied for leak location using tracer gas.
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- Simultaneous leak testing of water and oil systems
- Internal leak testing of oil and water cavities
- Automatic sealing of assembled engines
- Nolek TS600 leak test instruments
- Palletised conveyor system with individual engine bar codes
- Tracer gas charging and purging console for use with helium or hydrogen.
- Quick connect sealing plug.
- Hand held sniffer probe for leak area location.
- Automatic reject conveyor loop with manual leak location station.
- Manual leak test location rectification fixturing
- Office-based data management computer (DMC) connected to the leak test system via a local area network
- The DMC allows selection and viewing of historical test results and the ability to edit test limits. A facility is provided to export data for processing by other spreadsheet and database software.
- Programmable leak rates and test pressures to suit different engine variants
Typical leak limits are:
Water system: 10cc/min @ 1bar
Oil system: 25cc/min @ 0.3bar
Internal water to oil 10cc/min @ 0.7bar differential
One 2.5 or 3.0 litre engine every 50 seconds.
To find out more about how we can help you with your leak testing requirements:
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