Curtiss-Wright EST Group Releases New Tube Testing Tool

Friday 9 March 2018

Christchurch, U.K. – Thursday 1 March, 2018– Curtiss-Wright Industrial division has announced the launch of the G-160 Tube Testing Tools for leak detection in heat exchangers, condensers, and boilers.

Designed by the Corporation’s EST Group brand family, the G-160 Tube Testing Tool features an ergonomic design with innovative patent-pending grippers, simple push button activated air injection valve, and durable lightweight cast aluminum housing. Replacing their G-150 Tube Testing Tool, the updated G-160 can test up to ten (10) tubes/minute using less force and increased operator safety, and is capable of testing tubes ranging from 0.265” - 1.810” (6.73mm - 45.97mm). G-160 Tube Testing Tools are easy to use and operate with standard compressed air 40 – 125 PsiG (2.8 - 8.6 BarG).

Key Features

  • Patent-pending gripper design requiring less operator force
  • Ergonomic design with push button activated air injection valve
  • Interchangeable seal & washer sets are size specific per tube ID
  • Lightweight aluminum construction
  • Fully protected gauges - analog & digital available
  • Durable corrosion resistant powder coated finish

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About Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 9,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit


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