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    I don't work in process, but found this thread fascinating anyway


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    Just trying to figure out how practical this process is for a system with leaks that are not near the micron gauge to see the spike.

    How would that work?

    Skawood,

    Whats your procedure? Or maybe Im confusing you with another person, but someone here uses vacuum for finding leaks.


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    The Op is the Man here, all us nerds are a'scrambling to keep up. I knew these aggravators work never put them in practice.

    It's screwdriver via Elmer Fudd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skwoodwiva2 View Post
    The Op is the Man here, all us nerds are a'scrambling to keep up. I knew these aggravators work never put them in practice.

    It's screwdriver via Elmer Fudd.
    Translation, please?

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    To heatingman,
    Op is jimp , this thread is his showcase.
    My username.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skwoodwiva2 View Post
    Can you try acetone too?
    Thanks
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    Cool. Any other specifics on the leak you were testing like size or type of bubble with positive pressure?

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    Quote Originally Posted by itsiceman View Post
    Cool. Any other specifics on the leak you were testing like size or type of bubble with positive pressure?
    Unfortunately, I'm not yet set up to be able to quantify the leak accurately. This particular leak limits my minimum vacuum pressure to 130 microns, whatever that means.

    Oh, and remember acetone/isopropyl are liquid, whereas Dust-Off and He are gases. The liquids are getting in in much higher concentrations, I believe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joeyd View Post
    Unfortunately, I'm not yet set up to be able to quantify the leak accurately. This particular leak limits my minimum vacuum pressure to 130 microns, whatever that means.

    Oh, and remember acetone/isopropyl are liquid, whereas Dust-Off and He are gases. The liquids are getting in in much higher concentrations, I believe.
    With the quick dip then spike it looks like the liquid could be blocking the leak at first till it seeps into the vacuum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by itsiceman View Post
    With the quick dip then spike it looks like the liquid could be blocking the leak at first till it seeps into the vacuum.
    Yup.

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