Tag Archives: Automotive leak test

FasTest Drives Lean Practices in Leak Testing Fuel Rails

New Connection Verification™ Technology Eliminates Testing Waste

Minneapolis, MN— September 12, 2018—FasTest, Inc. has partnered with a US-based vehicle component manufacturer to help maximize production output of their fuel rail production process. Before working with FasTest, the manufacturer’s leak testing process was prone to placement errors throughout the testing process, leading to a high number of false failures that caused significant re-test time. That re-test time cost the manufacturer approximately $90,000 per year! read more

FasTest Partners with Large Truck Manufacturer on Leak Test

FasTest Provides Custom Connection Solution for Leak Testing Air Brakes

Minneapolis, MN— May 30, 2018—FasTest, Inc. has partnered with a major truck manufacturer in need of a unique connection solution to leak test an air brake system on a vehicle chassis. The customer‘s goals were to reduce leak test setup time, eliminate scrap material waste, and improve operator safety throughout the process. The customer required dynamic connection solutions that could handle 80 PSI and connect to a variety of hose fitting sizes ranging from a ¼” to ¾” outside diameter. The customer also aimed to improve the ergonomics of their testing method, as their old push connector was creating repetitive motion issues for operators. read more

FasTest Introduces Third Generation of Connection Verification Technology

SMART FE & FI Quick Connectors Drive Efficiency & Quality in Leak Testing

Minneapolis, MN—January 17, 2018—FasTest, Inc. introduces the latest generation of its Connection Verification TM technology for the industry leading FE Series and FI Series test connection tools for leak testing. SMART FE and FI test connectors utilize sensors to monitor connection status and automatically signal to operators, through LED lights, when a successful connection has been made. By verifying the connections prior to starting a leak test, operators are able to eliminate waste caused by false failures and ensure quality throughout the leak testing process. The newest generation of SMART FE and FI connectors also allows customers to choose between three different output options – NPN, PNP and Analog – for seamless integration into their automated, semi-automated or manual leak test processes read more

FasTest Adds SurConnect ™ To 60 Series and 70 Series Connectors

SurConnect for 60 & 70 Series

 Mechanical Verification of Positive Connection Enhances Operator Safety

Minneapolis, MN—September 4, 2017—FasTest, Inc. The leader in quick connectors for leak testing and fluid transfer applications introduces new SurConnect™ technology to its 60 Series and 70 Series product families designed for connection to male threads and formed tubing profiles. The SurConnect system uses a green colored ring as a mechanical verification feature that indicates when a positive connection has been made between the FasTest connector and the test piece. Using the easy push/pull sleeve action to make a connection, the green ring becomes visible only when the connector has been fully pushed onto the test piece, creating an instant, leak-free and reliable connection up to 750psi. read more

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