Pressure Vessel and Fuel System Pneumatic Testing

Powertech Labs includes a pneumatic testing lab, fully automated to run 24 hours a day. Powertech tests cylinders and fuel systems, including all components between receptacle and injectors. Testing is accredited to ISO 17025.

Pneumatic lab features:

  • Hydrogen gas cycling up to 90 MPa
  • Pre-cooled gas to -50°C
  • Chamber temperature from -50°C to 90°C
  • Fueling as per MC method
  • Permeation testing up 60°C
  • Drive cycle testing
  • CNG cycling up to 35 MPa

Other test capabilities:

  • Continuous sampling for permeation and dynamic emissions testing
  • Leak testing with H2, CNG, or N2
  • CT scans
  • Gas cycle testing up to a cylinder length of 3300mm
  • H2 purity as per SAE J2719

Featured Regulations and Standards:

All hydrogen and CNG

  • ECE R134
  • UN GTR13
  • CSA HGV2
  • CSA NGV2
  • EC79
  • SAE J2579
  • ISO 11439
  • ISO 11119-3
  • KHK S0128
  • others

Powertech engineers are members of ISO, GTR, CSA, and SAE technical committees developing testing protocols, and have extensive industry experience.

Custom tests:

Powertech excels at custom tests as per customer requirements. Our team of industry experts can offer expertise and work with customers to design tests.

For more information, contact:

Colin Cindrich – 604.598.5074
Team Lead, HITT Testing
Hydrogen Industry Technology & Testing