hood test

hood test

[′hu̇d ‚test]
(engineering)
A leak detection method in which the vessel under test is enclosed by a metallic casing so that a dynamic leak test may be carried out on a large portion of the external surface.
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For example, a wetlaid filter material that tests at 99% gravimetric efficiency in an automotive air filter flat sheet test ma y very well have about 60-65% dust spot efficiency in an AHSRAE hood test.
soldiers around the world take a new piece of gear to the field, either wearing it, driving it, or firing it, the Operational Test Command at Fort Hood tests it to make sure it meets Army standards and can be used in the field functionally by the everyday soldier.