Letting off steam by listening?

SteamTector is a new `listening’ device from the Bestobell Steam Division of Richards Industries which provides an early warning of costly leaks resulting from faulty traps and other plant. It detects the ultrasonic noise caused by the release of gases, steam or liquids due to turbulence. The device consists of a digital reader with a […]

SteamTector is a new `listening’ device from the Bestobell Steam Division of Richards Industries which provides an early warning of costly leaks resulting from faulty traps and other plant.

It detects the ultrasonic noise caused by the release of gases, steam or liquids due to turbulence. The device consists of a digital reader with a contact probe. Amplifiers and filters in the unit are tuned to detect the noise generated by leakage under pressure.