Linde licenses ultrasonic cylinder retesting technology


Linde offers to license its advanced ultrasonic cylinder retesting technology.

Linde North America offers to license advanced ultrasonic examination (UE) technology for retesting of gas cylinders. The technology, a replacement for hydrostatic testing methodology, is available to medical, specialty, industrial gas distributors and hydrostatic retest companies.

John O’Neil, Manager of ultrasonic testing and failure analysis for Linde North America, described the new technology on offer as “superior” to the traditional hydrostatic (water) method.

O’Neil, stated, “We’ve been using this technology at our plant in RTP, North Carolina, and other locations for the past 15 years. Now we’re offering it for license to interested distributors and hydrostatic retesting vendors to give them access to the most advanced method of retesting cylinders available.”

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