pneumatic test


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pneumatic test

[nu̇′mad·ik ′test]
(engineering)
Pressure testing of a process vessel by the use of air pressure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The pneumatic test rig produced by students is currently in use at Waldon Ltd and looks set to save the company a considerable amount of money.
In fact, the time of AE testing is actually shorter because it was performed during the mandatory periodical pneumatic tests. The pneumatic test time constitutes a significant part of the whole AE testing procedure.
A low-pressure pneumatic test with a nitrogen bubble at 30 psi showed no leaks.
These regulators are used in analyzer zero/span gas control, sampling systems, pilot plants, hydraulic and pneumatic test benches, research laboratories, and other systems.
Diaphragm-type pressure regulators are used in analyzer zero/span gas control, sampling systems, pilot plants, hydraulic and pneumatic test benches, research laboratories, and other systems.