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Finding the Source

When you find out there is a leak, it is not something you want to take your time with. Depending on what it is that is leaking, be it a gas or liquid, the consequences can range from mildly annoying to deadly. So, from the moment a problem is suspected, action must be taken to prevent any future damage to equipment or even human health. To find out the moment a leak occurs, preventative measures are the best options. For this, all that is needed is some leak detection equipment.

Safety First with Leak Detectors

On February 9, 2011, in Allentown, PA, a pipeline explosion resulted in the deaths of five people. According to The Republic, although the disaster is still being investigated, new guidelines are already being put in place to help ensure this doesn’t happen again. The new guidelines include increasing the monitoring of pipes, especially during the winter when freezing and cracking are more at a high risk. Hopefully this will prevent future disasters due to pipe leaks and malfunctions. Proper leak detection can not only save lives by explosions, but it helps reduce heart and other problems that can occur from inhaling dangerous gases, as well as reduce damage to the ozone and planet.

Natural Gas Detectors, Putting a Stop to Methane Gas

Odorless, tasteless and invisible, methane gas is not something you want to mess with. Without warning it can lead to fires, explosions, illness or even death. Left unprotected, many people don’t know of its presence and the potential harm it can inflict until it is too late. To prevent these serious conditions from occurring, simple steps can be put in place to ensure the safety of you and those around you.

Leak Detection: Saving Our Water Supply

Since the world realized how quickly humans are killing off the planet, many countries have taken steps to do all they can to save it. Agencies like the United States Environmental Protection Agency offer information on small changes that can have big effects. One of these small changes is through leak detection. According to their website, leaks can account for 10,000 gallons of water wasted in the home every year. Roughly ten percent of homes have leaks that can waste 90 gallons or more a day. Whether it’s a dripping faucet or leaky valve, the problem can easily be corrected; we just have to take the time to do so.

IQS Newsroom Featured Profile: Cincinnati Test Systems, Inc.

A company that designs and manufactures an abundance of standard leak detection instruments and custom leak and assembly verification test systems is a company that likes a challenge. Cincinnati Test Systems (CTS) thrives on the tough product test applications ranging from a variety of industries including: medical, transportation, energy, military, commercial and other consumer markets. Staffed with a team of experienced and knowledgeable employees on every level of operation, CTS is able to provide customers with a professional and friendly sales force, innovative and knowledgeable engineers, and expert application and service support.

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