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Argon Leak Detector

For highest sensitivity and greatest accuracy.

The heart of the most sensitive and accurate instrument for detecting extremely small leaks is the mass spectrometer, which is used to measure the rate of flow of a tracer gas through leaks using vacuum, pressure or vacuum-pressure techniques. The mass spectrometer detects the tracer gas and converts it to an electrical signal proportional to the size of the leak. Argon is usually used as a tracer gas because of its unique combination of properties:

  • Argon is extremely rare in the atmosphere, so there is little ambient “noise” to interfere with leak measurement
  • Non-explosive, non-toxic, completely inert (no contamination of the tested product)
  • Will not contaminate and desensitize its own detector as is common with detectors using other tracers.
Tracer Gas Leak Detectors
MS-50GT Argon Dry
Automated high speed production console Argon gas leak detector. Ideal for applications requiring Argon tracer gas, for products already back-filled with Argon, or for test areas with a helium high background
Model No. MS-50GT Argon Dry, Part No. 0139-912-20
Gas Handling Systems
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Smart Charge III
A fully automatic, custom configurable evacuation and gas backfill system with built-in gross leak test that may be used to pre-charge products under test with gas for leak detection or for any gas charging application that requires evacuation and subsequent pressurization of a test product.
Model No. Smart Charge III, Part No. 926-326
GM-BS
A microprocessor-based system designed to blend two gas components, typically helium and air.  These systems provide a cost effective alternative to 100% tracer gas.
Model No. GM-BS, Part No. 925-090
GB-AS
Gas booster systems produce high-pressure process gas supplies from lower pressure sources, typically boosting a shop air source. Base units provide up to 600 psig pressure output. Options include higher pressure outputs and process gas drying capabilities. Can be configured for single gas or dual gas boosting.
Model No. GB-AS
Calibrated Gas Leaks
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OM
The OM Series gas calibrator leaks utilize a precision tapered glass capillary as the leak element. Gases pass through a single orifice, with the leak rate dependent upon size and gas pressure. To prevent clogging of the fine orifice, a unique particle trap is located between the capillary tube and outlet fitting.
Model No. OM
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PM
The PM Series – Helium based – Gas Permeation Leak Calibrators utilize a durable 7740 Pyrex glass permeation leak element which permits diffusion of helium gas.
Model No. PM
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SC
Designed for MS-40, MS-50, and MS-60 leak detectors and helium leak detectors formerly made by Veeco Instruments.
Model No. SC
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E-MOTT
Ideal for calibrating VIC’s TurboTest™ MD-290S, MD-390S, MD-490S and halogen sniffing instruments. These leaks are specifically designed for atmospheric sniffing applications.
Model No. E-MOTT
Vacuum Instruments Corporation is a pioneer in providing state-of-the-art leak detection solutions for diverse applications and industries. Our systems have ensured the safety and performance of countless products that we use in our daily lives from the cars we drive to the air conditioners in our houses, the pacemakers in our bodies, and the satellites we launch into space.
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