TITLE

Appliances Pose Unique Challenges

AUTHOR(S)
Weber, Austin
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Assembly;May2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the leak testing challenges posed by appliances. It notes that challenges are aggravated with changes in leak specifications as dictated by new safety standards and environmental regulations. It emphasizes the importance of testing appliances for leaks to ensure safety and meet customer quality expectations. It examines the leak testing requirements for various appliances such as medical devices.
ACCESSION #
33517990

 

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