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  • miniTracer™ Leak Detector
  • miniTracer™ and probe in carrying case
  • miniTracer™ probe

miniTracer™ Portable Leak Detector


Product Description

The miniTracerTM is a sensitive, precise handheld sniffer leak detector that uses helium as a tracer gas. Designed for simple operation and exact identification of system leaks, this sniffer leak detector is ideal for lab and industrial applications.


  • Audible signal to easily identify when a leak is detected
  • Select high or low sensitivity settings to customize for your application
  • Solution/soap-free leak detection eliminates system contamination
  • Simple and clean operation
  • Carrying case with shoulder strap allows for easy portability.

Try Before You Buy
If you want see how the miniTracerTM will perform on your application before you buy, you may "try and buy" a new MiniTracer for $250 for a one week period. We will then credit you up to $200 towards the purchase price of this detector if you decide to purchase with a credit card by the end of the weeks rental. Otherwise, you may return the leak detector and pay only the "try and buy" fee.

Download the Try Before You Buy/Rental Agreement Form


Detector Thermal conductivity cell with thermistors
Visual Readout LED Bar Graph featuring adjustable brightness; Peak hold with settable duration
Battery Life 7-8 hour duration; Recharged to 95% of capacity in 1 hour. Low battery indicator; Very low battery shutdown
Ranges Low: x1 High: x100;Adjustable sensitivity for low and high ranges; time constant/average
Weight Instrument: 1.05 lbs (476 grams); Charger: .61 lbs (227 grams)
Dimensions 5.25" L x 3.25" W x 1.81" H (20.95 x 4.60 x 13.34 cm)
Audio Signal Audible alarm with adjustable setpoint and volume
Pump Diaphragm type; Pump speed control
Battery Rechargeable Ni-Cd, 7.36 V, 800 mAh
Line Voltage 115V, 60Hz
Zero Manual with drift elimination
Operating Temp 70 F +/- -20 F (21 C +/- 11 C)



Helium 1.0 x 10-5 cc/sec 0.012 ft3/yr
Argon 1.0 x 10-4 cc/sec 0.110 ft3/yr
CO2 1.0 x 10-4 cc/sec 0.123 ft3/yr
Refrigerant 1.0 x 10-4 cc/sec 0.123 ft3/yr
40% H2/60% HI 1.0 x 10-5 cc/sec 0.012 ft3/yr




  • Testing and quality control
  • Valves and manifolds
  • Welds, seams and joints
  • Pressure regulators
  • Compression fittings
  • High pressure vessels
  • High pressure gas lines
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning


  • Gas chromatographs
  • Purge and trap systems
  • Injection ports/septa
  • Column and detector fittings
  • Gas purifiers and traps
  • Mass flow controllers
  • Cylinder connections
  • Tube fittings


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