Gas Pressure Testing

 

 

Qualification - Validation - Certification

 

Test Gases

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

 

Component testing

  • Leak testing of components (valves, fittings, sensors etc.) and storage cylinders
  • Functional tests with compressed gas up to 150 MPa
  • Gas cycle testing
  • Hydrogen embrittlement tests
  • Full temperature range (-196 °C to 200 °C)
  • Full humidity range
  • Test set-up fully automated for 24/7 operation

 

Tank / cylinder testing

  • Fueling / defueling tests (even on pre-damaged or not pre-tested tanks)
  • Permeation and leakage measurement
  • Hydraulic pressure cycling at ambient and extreme tempratures
  • Accelerated stress rupture testing
  • Bonfire, localized fire and penetration testing
  • CT scanning

 

Certification and type approval according to

  • EC79-2009 / EU406-2010
  • UNECE R134 / GTR13
  • ANSI/CSA HGV 3.1
  • ANSI/CSA HGV 4.X
  • ECE R110
  • NGV 3.1
  • ISO 17268 / SAE J2600
  • ISO 12619 / ISO 15500
  • 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)