Leak Testing Case Studies: V8 Engine Block Leak Test Machine

Client: Tier 2 Automotive Aluminium Casting Supplier

Part: V8 Engine Blocks

Machine supplied: Automatic engine block leak test machine

Overview: This system was designed and manufactured in order to give the customer the ability to test V8 engine blocks within their production environment. TQC developed this system alongside the client to allow them to leak test and pass mark V8 engine blocks.


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TQC have recently supplied a leak testing solution for leak testing Engine Blocks.

The system is based on the TQC Series 40 range, a proven range standard leak testing solutions designed and manufactured by TQC

The unit incorporates:

  • Fabricated painted framework with aluminium extrusion guarding.
  • Transfer carriage with load/unload position and test position
  • Pneumatic clamping of test part
  • Automatic test connection
  • Pass marker
  • Capable of testing LH / RH variants
  • Single Cavity Leak Tests: Water Jacket - 10cc/min @ 2bar
  • Cycle time 50 seconds
  • Light Guard Access
  • Built in Furness Controls FC0730 leak test instrument
  • PLC control system & colour touch screen HMI

The Series 40 range of equipment can be configured for either over-pressure, vacuum or dosing applications. There are also a range of options available to suit each specific requirement. If you are currently considering a leak test application contact TQC to discuss your requirements.

To find out more about how we can help you with your leak testing requirements:

We build all machines in-house, applying our 25+ years experience in specialised test and automated handling machines experience to the engineering projects we undertake. We offer customer support, backup and service call-out for all projects, whatever the size.

Get in touch with us to discuss your requirements and we will be happy to offer our professional advice and visit you at your site.

TQC Ltd, Hooton Street, Carlton Road, Nottingham, NG3 2NJ, United Kingdom
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