Gas Pressure Testing

 

Qualification - Validation - Certification

 

Test Gases

  • Hydrogen
  • CNG / Methane
  • Helium
  • Nitrogen / Compressed air
  • Other media on request

 

Component testing

  • Leak testing of components (valves, fittings, sensors etc.) and storage cylinders
  • Functional tests with compressed gas up to 2000 bar
  • Gas cycle testing
  • Hydrogen embrittlement tests
  • Flexible thermal chambers available for testing (temperature range from -196 °C to 200 °C)
  • Thermal chambers can handle humidity up to saturation
  • Test set-up fully automated for 24/7 operation

 

Certification testing according to

  • EC 79/2009 / VO 406/2010
  • ECE/TRANS/WP.29/ DRAFT
  • HGV 3.1
  • ANSI HPRD1
  • ECE R110
  • NGV 3.1
  • Other standards on request

 

Additional test capabilities

  • Contamination & gas purity
  • Hydrogen compatibility
  • Mechanical testing (endurance, impact, fatigue)
  • Fuel cell testing (e.g. gas tightness, durability, operation under extreme ambient conditions)