air test


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air test

air test
A test that applies uniform air pressure throughout a drainage system being tested for leakage. This test is recommended in lieu of a water test when there is a danger of water freezing during the test.

air test, pneumatic test

A test for leaks in drainage systems, in soil, waste, and ventilating pipe systems, or in ductwork; all openings are sealed, and compressed air is introduced into the system; air leakage is indicated by means of a U-gauge or other suitable pressure gauge.
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Health experts said an air test found no risk of exposure.
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