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Advantages of Leak Detection Technology in Power Plants

The first step to solving a problem is recognizing that one is present. An operations team cannot adequately put a sufficient maintenance plan in place if there is no awareness that maintenance is required.

One particular area that used to suffer much more regularly from this lack of diagnosis in a power plant setting is leak detection. Especially when discussing both transformers and combustion turbines, undetected leaks can be a massive headache for operations and maintenance personnel. If left unaddressed, these problems are amplified and have the potential of delivering catastrophic results. Additionally, as state environmental regulations continue to tighten, leak detection can play a big part in meeting those needs.

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