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Useful leak specification guidelines


Product/Component WATER LEAKS/COOLING SYSTEMS OIL LEAKAGE (various) FUEL/DIESEL FUEL/PETROL REFRIGERATION/AIR CONDITIONING ELECTRICAL HOUSING/CONNECTORS Test Pressure 1 to 2 bar 0.1 to 7 bar 1 to 10 bar 1 to 5 bar 2 to 20 bar 0.1 to 1 bar Leak 4 to 7 cc/min 6 to 15cc/min 0.1 to 15cc/min 3.0 to 15cc/min 5 to 15 gm/yr 0.01 to 1cc/min Test Method Air pressure decay Air pressure decay/flow Air pressure decay AirPressure decay Tracer gas Pressure decay/Tracer

Bubbles to leak conversion


cc/sec (ml/sec)
0.1 0.01 0.001 1x10-4 1x10-5 1x10-6 1x10-7 1x10-8 1x10-9 1x10-10

mm3/sec
100 10 1 0.1 0.01 0.001 1x10-4 1x10-5 1x10-6 1x10-7

cc/min (ml/min) 1 cc (1 ml)


6 0.6 0.06 0.006 6x10-4 6x10-5 6x10-6 6x10-7 6x10-8 6x10-9 10 sec 100 sec 16.7 min 2.8 hours 27.8 hours 11.6 days 16.5 weeks 3.2 years 31.8 years 318 years

2mm bubble
24 bubbles per sec 2 bubbles per sec 4.2 secs 41.9 secs 7.0 min 69.8 min 11.6 hours 4.8 days 6.9 weeks 1.33 years

Pressure conversion chart


To convert from to (multiply by) bar psi kPa kg/cm2 mbar bar psi kPa kg/cm2 mbar Pa inH20 mmHg

1 0.069 0.01 0.981 0.001

14.5 1 0.145 14.23 0.015

100 6.9 1 98.14 0.1

1.02 0.07 0.01 1 0.001

1000 68.97 10 981.35 1

100000 6896.55 1000 98135 100

401 27.66 4 393.52 0.4

750 51.72 7.5 736 0.75

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Pa in H2O mm Hg

1E-05 0.0025 0.0013

1.4E-04 0.036 0.019

0.001 0.249 0.133

1.02E-05 0.01 0.0025 0.0014 2.49 1.33

1 249.38 133.33

0.004 1 0.535

0.0075 1.87 1

Leakage flow rates conversion chart


To atmcc/sec m atm atmcc/min atmLitre/minatm convert bar.l/sec mm3 /sec m3 /min from .to (multiply by) atm cc/sec 1 1.013 1000 60 0.06 6E-05 mbar.l/sec 0.987 atm 0.001 mm3 /sec atm cc/min 0.0167 litre/min atm m3 /min cu ft/yr 16.67 16667 0.0009 1 0.001 0.017 16.88 16883 0.0009 1.33 987 1 16.67 16667 59.23 0.06 1 1000 0.059 6E-05 0.001 1 1000 5.37E-05 0.0789 5.9E-05 6E-08 1E-06 0.001 1 atmcu ft/yrtorr.l/sec

1116 1101 1.116 18.6 18601

0.759 0.75 0.0007 0.012 12.67

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5.37E-08 1 7.89E-05 1468

torr.l/sec 1.316

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