News / leak testing
Oct 20, 2013
Alternative Fuel Industry (LNG/CNG) Fleet Vehicles
As the Alternative Fuel Industry (LNG/CNG) grows and expands, the required equipment and supplies to support the resulting manufacturing, assembly, maintenance and service activities for these natural gas powered vehicles has grown too. One area of need, is gas leak detection. Pinpointing the exact location of the leak in a system is key to making proper maintenance and repairs and ensuring safety of all who come near to, or in contact with the Liquid Natural Gas/Compressed Natural Gas systems through engine maintenance in the shop. ...
Sep 13, 2013
Heavy-Duty Leak Detection Fluid™ Freeze Protected
HD-LDF works in Freezing Conditions at a 4:1 Ratio Thanks to a valued LDF client for sharing with us that he proved our Heavy-Duty Leak Detection Fluid™ Concentrate (HD-LDF-C) diluted to a 4:1 ratio, outperformed competitive products in temperatures as low as -15 ⁰Celsius (5 ⁰Fahrenheit). Many customers have inquired about the suitability of using HD-LDF-C and Heavy-Duty Leak Detection Fluid™ Ready to Use (HD-LDF-RTU) in an environment with freezing conditions. Since much of the leak detection work is conducted outdoors, or in refrigerated areas, performance can be impacted if exposure to extremely cold or freezing temperatures prevents the applied...
Oct 16, 2012
Customer Comparison: HD LDF C vs. Snoop
One of our industrial customers, based in Utah, buys Heavy-Duty Leak Detection Fluid from us by the 55 gallon drum. We send it to him pre-diluted and ready to use in a 4:1 dilution. That’s our stronger formulation which is perfect for tackling tough jobs, very slow leaks, and difficult surfaces or angles. We worked closely with this customer to determine that this dilution would be best for them. They like the more viscous solution blend because it covers large areas, for example over a large flange, and therefore gives more reliable results. Here are some highlights from our...