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Minneapolis, MN— December 6, 2018—FasTest, Inc. has extended their standard 70 Series product family for fuel rail applications to include connections to SAE J2044 half-inch fittings. Since launching the original 70 Series for fuel rail product offering, FasTest has noticed significant growth in leak testing of larger sized Fuel Rails and has worked with customers to design the ideal connection for these fittings.
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!
The customer required their solution to be automated, safe, and highly accurate in order to eliminate opportunities for operator error.
Vacuum Optimized Quick Connector Increases Specialty Gas Revenue
Minneapolis, MN—July 25, 2018—FasTest, Inc. introduces the HPG580, a new quick connection tool for efficient filling of specialty gas cylinders. Many facilities have a difficult time meeting demand for specialty gas cylinders. Most facilities use inefficient twist-on fittings because legacy quick connectors will not hold a leak-tight seal under the extreme vacuum levels required during the high-purity filling process. FasTest’s new vacuum optimized HPG580 quick connector solves this problem.
The HPG580 was designed with vacuum optimized internal geometry that allows for reliable filling and a setup process that is 90% faster than using twist-on fittings. The industry leading 1×10-9 sccm helium vacuum leak rate maintains seal down to 30 micron. “Our goal was to create a connection tool that would help our customers deliver at least one extra specialty gas batch per day” said Dustin Sirny, Director of Advanced Technologies & Markets.”By delivering an extra batch per day, the new HPG 580 tool can help fill plants increase annual specialty gas revenue by over a million dollars.” To learn more about FasTest’s New HPG580 visit our website. Subscribe to our Compressed Gas mailing list to get exclusive first looks at new FasTest products!