Leak Detection on Vacuum Systems

Target audience:Users, operating and maintenance personnel
Prior knowledge:Fundamental knowledge of vacuum technology
Learning objective:The participants will learn the fundamentals of helium leak detection and its practical application. They can systematically check vacuum systems or vacuum units for leaks and acquire the theoretical and practical skills for the operation of systems in serial testing.
Course content:Fundamentals
• Terms and definitions in the field of leak detection technology
• Why helium as tracer gas?
• How do detectors and devices work?
• Methods of leak testing
a) at atmospheric pressure (sniffing, accumulation method)
b) under vacuum (helium spraying, integral and partial vacuum method)
• Exemplary calculations of leakage rates as a function of flow through the leak, operating- and test-medium, pressure, temperature
• Practical application of helium leak detection tasks in different areas (coating systems, large-scale research, heat exchanger)
• Use of different test gases in leak detection
• Presentation of selected test methods according to DIN EN 1779
• Practical exercises of common testing methods
• Influence of environmental parameters: Materials, temperature, humidity, conductance, outgassing, ...
• Application examples of test methods learned
• Real time graphs of signals of a leak detector and its interpretation
• Testing of components of the seminar participants (by prior arrangement)
Registration deadline:2 weeks prior to the beginning of the course
Trainer:Dr. Rudolf Konwitschny
Duration:2 days
Beginning – Ending:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Number of Participants:3 - 8
Course fee:€ 1,120.00
Language:German or English
Course dates:
08. - 09. October 2019 (in german language)
17. - 18. March 2020 (in german language)
01. - 02. September 2020 (in english language)
22. - 23. September 2020 (in german language)
Online Registration

This course can also be conducted on your premises. The date, duration and content will be matched to customer needs. The fee for this course amounts to € 1,950.00 per day for up to the indicated maximum number of participants, plus travel and lodging expenses for the trainer (only outside of Germany), plus expenses for preparation and follow-up activities of the course. We will be pleased to submit a detailed offer upon your request.

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