Package seal integrity is of utmost importance for manufacturers across various industries, ensuring that their products remain safe and uncompromised during transportation and storage. To achieve this, reliable leak detector equipment is essential. Here at FlexPak, we specialize in providing high-quality, easy-to-use, and durable leak detector equipment to test the seal integrity of packages with confidence.

In this article, we will explore the advanced vacuum technology utilized in our equipment, the benefits of off-line testing, and the key components that set our leak detector equipment apart from others in the market.

Leak Testing Via Vacuum Technology

Leak detection is a critical aspect of ensuring product quality and safety in various industries. One of the most effective ways to perform leak detection tests is by using vacuum chamber technology. In this section, we will explore how vacuum chamber technology is used to stress packages and why it is a preferred method for detecting leaks in packages.

Vacuum Chamber Technology for Package Stress Testing

Vacuum chamber technology plays a pivotal role in leak detection by subjecting packages to lower atmospheric pressure. This process stresses the package and its seal, allowing for the detection of even the smallest leaks. By using vacuum chambers, leak detector equipment can efficiently test the seal integrity of packages, ensuring that the products inside remain safe and uncompromised during transportation and storage.

Uniform Stress Without Destruction

One of the significant advantages of using vacuum chamber technology in leak detection is its non-destructive nature. Unlike other testing methods that may cause damage to the package or its contents, vacuum chamber testing uniformly stresses a package without causing any harm. This allows for accurate and reliable results, giving you confidence in the quality and safety of your products. Leak detector equipment is designed to provide these accurate results while ensuring the packages remain intact.

Simulating Low-Atmospheric Pressure Conditions

Another benefit of vacuum chamber technology is its ability to simulate low-atmospheric pressure conditions, such as those experienced at various altitudes. During transportation, packages may be subjected to different atmospheric pressures, which can affect the integrity of their seals. By simulating these conditions in a controlled environment, leak detector equipment can effectively test how packages will perform under real-world scenarios.

This ability to recreate low-atmospheric pressure conditions ensures that your packages will maintain their seal integrity during transportation, whether they are shipped by air or travel through high-altitude regions. By using our vacuum chamber technology, you can have peace of mind knowing that your products will reach their destination in perfect condition, regardless of the environmental conditions they may encounter along the way.

Off-line Testing

Off-line testing is a practical and efficient method for evaluating the quality and seal integrity of packages. Unlike in-line or on-line testing, which requires testing every package during production, off-line testing involves evaluating a select number of samples from the product line. In this section, we will discuss the advantages of off-line testing and how leak detector equipment supports this approach.

Sampling from the Product Line

Off-line testing allows you to assess the overall quality and reliability of your packaging process by testing representative samples from your production line. This method not only saves time and resources but also reduces the risk of damaging packages during the testing process. By performing off-line tests, you can identify potential issues in your packaging process and address them before they become widespread problems.

FlexPak’s leak detector equipment is designed to accommodate off-line testing, providing a simple, quick, and repeatable testing solution. Our vacuum chamber technology ensures accurate results without causing any harm to the package or its contents. With this approach, you can feel confident in your packaging process, knowing that our equipment helps you maintain high standards of quality and safety.

By incorporating off-line testing with our leak detector equipment, you can effectively monitor your packaging process, ensuring that your products are consistently packaged with the highest level of seal integrity. This method allows you to maintain quality control and make adjustments as needed, providing you with a reliable and cost-effective solution for package leak detection.

Equipment Key Components

FlexPak’s leak detector equipment is designed with the user in mind, incorporating various features that make package leak testing efficient and reliable. In this section, we will discuss the key components of leak detection equipment, including the vacuum chamber, available sizes, control systems, and vacuum systems.

Transparent Vacuum Chamber

A critical component of leak detector equipment is the transparent vacuum chamber, which allows for visual inspection during testing. This feature enables you to observe the package as it is subjected to the vacuum test, ensuring that you can quickly identify and address any potential issues with the seal integrity.

Our leak detector equipment is available in a range of sizes to accommodate different package types and sizes. This flexibility ensures that you have the right equipment for your unique package design and testing requirements.

Vacuum Generation Method

The vacuum control system is a crucial component of FlexPak’s leak detector equipment, as it allows you to adjust the vacuum level (lower pressure) within the vacuum chamber. This feature provides you with greater control over the testing process, ensuring that you can accurately simulate the desired low-atmospheric pressure conditions.

There are two primary types of vacuum systems available for leak detector equipment:

  1. Compressed Air Venturi: Also know as Standard Compressed Air Powered Vacuum Generators, these vacuum systems use compressed air to create a vacuum in the chamber. They are energy-efficient, easy to maintain, and have a relatively low operating cost.
  2. Electric Vacuum Pump: These vacuum systems utilize electrically powered pumps to create a vacuum in the chamber. They offer precise control and consistent performance, making them an ideal choice for various testing requirements.

Control Packages

At FlexPak, we offer a range of control options and vacuum systems to meet the diverse needs of our clients. Our main vacuum systems are outlined above, while our leak detector equipment control options are as follows:

  1. Manual Controls: These controls provide a simple and straightforward method for operating the leak detection equipment, making it easy for users to perform testing without the need for extensive training.
  2. PLC Control Package: Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems offer more advanced control options, providing increased automation, precision, and customization for the leak detection process. To learn more, see the Semi-Automatic Control Package, and Fully Automatic Control Package


The leak detector equipment we offer at FlexPak provides an efficient and reliable solution for ensuring the seal integrity of packages. With advanced vacuum chamber technology, the ability to perform off-line testing, and various control systems and vacuum systems available, our equipment is designed to meet the diverse needs of manufacturers across multiple industries.

By incorporating leak detector equipment into your quality control processes, you can ensure that your products are packaged to the highest standards and will reach their destination intact, giving you peace of mind and confidence in your packaging process.