The most universal type of leak detector is the Ultrasonic Leak Detector because it is gas independent, and can work in vacuum, pressure, in internal leaks as well as static leaks with the aid of an ultrasonic sound generator.
Use the chart below to help you select the type of detector you need for your application.
What is an Ultrasonic Leak Detector (wiki)?
An Ultrasonic Leak Detector is a leak detector based on ultrasound. The Detector detects the high frequency sound a gas makes when it is leaking.
What types of gasses does it detect?
All types of gasses.
Can I use an Ultrasonic Leak Detector in HVAC/R?
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