Tube Leak Detection Equipment

Tube Leak Testing Guns to Pneumatically test individual tubes in a heat exchanger for pinhole leaks

  • Provides a Fast and Effective Method for Pneumatically Testing Heat Exchanger Tubes for Leaks



Tube Leak Testing Guns  Model 160

Tube Leak Detection Equipment provide early  and easy detection of leaking tubes in heat exchangers, boilers and condensers. This avoids costly downtime. Rapidly detect leaks while providing a safer environment for plant personnel. Innovative patent-pending gripper design provides increased operator safety. Operates with compressed air.

A quick, easy, and in-expensive tool to detect pin hole leaks in heat exchanger and condenser tubes.

Detecting Tube Leaks in Air Cooled Heat Exchangers or Fin Fan Coolers

We can supply special accessories to detect leaks in Air Cooled Heat Exchangers (ACHE) or Fin Fan coolers.

If you suspect leaks in the  Tube to Tube Sheet Joint use our G650 Vacuum Tube Testing Guns

G160 Tube Leak Testing guns 
  • Injection & Plugging Tools with analog gauges
  • Support Tube Assemblies (GSA-1611 & GSA-1612)
  • Wrench & Seal Sizing Gauge
  • Impact-resistant Case

Optional Accessories

  • Guns available with Digital Gauges as optional
  • Extended length Support Tube Assemblies available 1ft -4ft lengths.
  • Accessories required for ACHE Fin Fan Coolers available.

Tube Size Range

  • 0.49” – 1.11” (12.4mm – 28.2mm). GSA-1611 and GSA-1622 Support Tube assemblies to cover this range supplied.
  • Optional Support Tube Assemblies – 0.28” – 1.81” (7.1mm – 46.0mm)

Tube Leak Detection Equipment Features

  • Patent-pending gripper design requires less operator force
  • Interchangeable Seal & Washer sets are size specific per tube ID
  • Ergonomic design with push button activated air injection valve
  • Durable corrosion resistant powder coated finish
  • Lightweight aluminum construction (1.9 lbs. / 0.9 kg ea.)
  • Fully protected gauges – analog & digital available.
  • Gauges with housing offer imroved visibility
  • Neoprene seals to be purchased separately for tube size being tested

G Series Seal Sizing Chart

For testing Tube to Tube sheet joint leaks use our G-650 Vacuum Testing Gun

Click Here to see the Tube Testing and Tube Plugging Equipment we offer.

Use Torq-N-Seal Plugs to plug leaking tubes.

Click Here to see the Heat Exchanger and Condenser Tube Testing Equipment 

Curtiss Wright EST Group Tube Testing Guns – More details available at the manufacturer webpage