The ability to perform inspections on sealed enclosures in order to identify areas that could leak under pressure or vacuum is easily accomplished by utilizing ultrasound.

When a component’s tightness integrity deteriorates, one or two things can happen.  Internal process fluids or gasses can leak into the environment, or contaminants can get into the process which can sometimes be catastrophic.

Examples of this include:

  • Inspection sealed storage tanks.
  • Seals for vehicle around the passenger compartment.
  • Identification of leaks in welded and fabricated tanks.
  • Inspection of waterproof enclosures for equipment or switchgear
  • Shipping container and hatch inspections for the Marine cargo industry.
  • Inspection of bulkhead seal areas on ships where electrical cables pass from
  • One sealed compartment of a ship to sealed compartment.

tightness testing


Watch our Tightness Testing with SonaVu Acoustic Imager video and learn how Ultrasound Imaging helps surveyors confirm the weather tightness of freight ships and eliminate spoiled cargo while ensuring the safety of crew members. Survey, detect and report leaks fast with our SonaVu™!

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by Dave Leach CRL CMRT CMRP