Airproof test benches for taps and fittings

6 December 2016

Airproof test benches for showers and bath mixers

Bench to test showers and bath mixers airtightness.

The bench is composed of an anodized aluminium structure, with plexiglas protection on three sides. The front side is open so the operator can place the article to test. Electrical connections, pneumatic and mechanical parts stand in the lower part of the bench.
The machine is provided with PLC and HMI panel to set all the test parameters (for example pressure, duration,..). An emergency bottom is placed outside the bench.

The operator has to place the piece in the specific clamp in the working area and start the test.
The working area is provided with adjustable support and an expanding gripper to block the facucet to be tested. Test parameters shall be set according to the article to be tested (full-scale 6 bar, loss resolution 0,01 mbar). At the end, a lamp signals the test result (green or red light).

The machine can be provided with a small heat printer to print a test report.


Test tool

Air test area

Air proof test bench