tracer gas

tracer gas

[′trā·sər ‚gas]
(engineering)
In vacuum testing for leaks, a gas emitting through a leak in a pressure system and subsequently conducted into the detector.
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05 ppm of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) tracer gas detected.
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The experiment used the ASHRAE 110 tracer gas test standard using sulfurhexaflouride ([SF.
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2]O is used as tracer gas in the experiments and is supplied to the exhalation of the source manikin at a rate of 0.
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4] was released from the manure storage tank, as a tracer gas, to calibrate the model.