GB2421311B - A method of assessing the location of a leak in a pipeline - Google Patents

A method of assessing the location of a leak in a pipeline

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GB2421311B
GB2421311B GB0523328A GB0523328A GB2421311B GB 2421311 B GB2421311 B GB 2421311B GB 0523328 A GB0523328 A GB 0523328A GB 0523328 A GB0523328 A GB 0523328A GB 2421311 B GB2421311 B GB 2421311B
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method
assessing
location
leak
pipeline
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GB0523328D0 (en )
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Charles Gerard Harris
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METRIKA Ltd
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METRIKA Ltd
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01MTESTING STATIC OR DYNAMIC BALANCE OF MACHINES OR STRUCTURES; TESTING STRUCTURES OR APPARATUS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G01M3/00Investigating fluid-tightness of structures
    • G01M3/02Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum
    • G01M3/04Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by detecting the presence of fluid at the leakage point
    • G01M3/24Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by detecting the presence of fluid at the leakage point using infrasonic, sonic, or ultrasonic vibrations
    • G01M3/243Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by detecting the presence of fluid at the leakage point using infrasonic, sonic, or ultrasonic vibrations for pipes
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01MTESTING STATIC OR DYNAMIC BALANCE OF MACHINES OR STRUCTURES; TESTING STRUCTURES OR APPARATUS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • G01M3/00Investigating fluid-tightness of structures
    • G01M3/02Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum
    • G01M3/26Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by measuring rate of loss or gain of fluid, e.g. by pressure-responsive devices, by flow detectors
    • G01M3/28Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by measuring rate of loss or gain of fluid, e.g. by pressure-responsive devices, by flow detectors for pipes, cables or tubes; for pipe joints or seals; for valves for welds
    • G01M3/2807Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by measuring rate of loss or gain of fluid, e.g. by pressure-responsive devices, by flow detectors for pipes, cables or tubes; for pipe joints or seals; for valves for welds for pipes
    • G01M3/2815Investigating fluid-tightness of structures by using fluid or vacuum by measuring rate of loss or gain of fluid, e.g. by pressure-responsive devices, by flow detectors for pipes, cables or tubes; for pipe joints or seals; for valves for welds for pipes using pressure measurements
GB0523328A 2004-11-16 2005-11-16 A method of assessing the location of a leak in a pipeline Expired - Fee Related GB2421311B (en)

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GB0425211A GB0425211D0 (en) 2004-11-16 2004-11-16 Means for the location of leaks in water pipelines

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GB0523328D0 GB0523328D0 (en) 2005-12-28
GB2421311A true GB2421311A (en) 2006-06-21
GB2421311B true GB2421311B (en) 2008-09-10

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US9593999B2 (en) 2011-08-12 2017-03-14 Mueller International, Llc Enclosure for leak detector

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EP2902764A4 (en) * 2012-09-28 2016-05-11 Nec Corp Defect analysis device, defect analysis method, and program
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GB2367362A (en) * 2000-06-07 2002-04-03 Metrika Ltd Detecting leaks in water distribution systems
US20030204338A1 (en) * 2002-04-22 2003-10-30 Peter Martinek Method and measurement probe for the performance of measurements in water supply systems
GB2406654A (en) * 2003-08-26 2005-04-06 Metrika Ltd Method and apparatus for determining the sizes of leaks in water distribution networks

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GB2367362A (en) * 2000-06-07 2002-04-03 Metrika Ltd Detecting leaks in water distribution systems
US20030204338A1 (en) * 2002-04-22 2003-10-30 Peter Martinek Method and measurement probe for the performance of measurements in water supply systems
GB2406654A (en) * 2003-08-26 2005-04-06 Metrika Ltd Method and apparatus for determining the sizes of leaks in water distribution networks

Cited By (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US9593999B2 (en) 2011-08-12 2017-03-14 Mueller International, Llc Enclosure for leak detector
US9528903B2 (en) 2014-10-01 2016-12-27 Mueller International, Llc Piezoelectric vibration sensor for fluid leak detection

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GB2421311A (en) 2006-06-21 application
GB0523328D0 (en) 2005-12-28 grant

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