The rigor of pass-fail is not found in just the pressure-cooker of a classroom. In the business world, the difference between Pass Inspection and Failing to Meet Standards could amount to thousands or millions of dollars.
On the surface, leak testing may appear simple and straightforward. In reality, however, the determination of the leak testing system that is ideally suited for an application can be deceivingly complex. The following are three must-ask questions that should be answered before making a decision on a leak tester.
When a change in fuel emission standards reduced demand for its N-14 truck engine, Cummins Inc. (Columbus, IN) used Witness simulation software from Lanner Group (Houston) to improve the post-assembly of the engine, and in the process realized $268,000 in annual savings.