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Modular Leak Detector LDS3000
Compact Performance at the Highest Level. With the LDS3000 leak detector, INFICON is opening a new chapter in the success story of leak testing systems. The successor to the LDS2010 is setting new standards for accuracy, reproducibility of measurement results and speed of leak testing.

The LDS3000 is extremely compact. The small dimensions, 13 X 9.45 X 11.1 in. (330 X 240 X 280 mm), make it even easier to integrate it into leak testing systems. More importantly, the space requirements and installation expense have been reduced even further by dispensing with a 19″ control module and improving the cabling considerably. In addition, there is an optional touch screen for easy operation and an optional field bus connection.


  • MORE COMPACT AND EASIER TO INTEGRATE Optimizing space requirements and installation costs – that is the fine art of systems engineering. Small dimensions, a significantly more compact design and improved cabling are the LDS3000 leak detector’s answer to these challenges for leak testing systems. Its performance is not only better than its predecessor the LDS2010 leak detector, but is so much more compact in its design that integration into leak testing systems is easier and more flexible. In addition, there are individualized, custom configuration possibilities such as touch screen operation or connection to field bus systems, which are available as an option.
  • COMMUNICATIVE DIVERSITY The LDS3000 leak detector includes a wide range of analog interfaces, as well as a variety of digital interfaces. RS232, RS485, USB and optional Profibus a variety of users’needs.
  • HIGH RELIABILITY The LDS3000 leak detector provides both high throughput rates and great quality and reliability. Downtimes and frequent maintenance are a thing of the past. Calibration times of 20 seconds are especially fast, but are seldomly needed. Leak rates of up to 1 x 10-11 mbar l/s are detected in less than 1 second.


  • Compact design allows individualized, custom integration into leak detection systems
  • Communicative diversity through a wide range of analog and digital interfaces
  • Considerably improved cabling
  • Fast, optimized response times with I·CAL
  • LDS2010 compatibility mode
  • The new, patented routine allows calibration of the LDS3000 leak detector within 20 seconds.

Typical Applications

  • Airbag parts
  • Evaporators, condensers, compressors
  • Valves
  • Brake lines, fuel lines
  • Hydraulic components
  • Engines

Part Number

Part Number Description
560-300 LDS3000 Leak Detector (additionally 1 data cable and a I/O-Module or BM1000-Module needed)
560-310 I/O 1000 module
560-315 BM1000 Profibus module
560-316 BM1000 PROFINET IO module
560-317 BM1000 DeviceNet module
560-318 BM1000 Ethernet/IP module
560-320 CU1000 Control unit (additionall 1 data cable needed)
560-332 Data Cable 2 m
560-335 Data Cable 5 m
560-340 Data Cable 10 m


Type LDS3000
Min. detectable leak rate for Helium “ULTRA”-Mode mbar•L/s <1E-11
Min. detectable leak rate for Helium “FINE”-Mode mbar•L/s <5E-11
Min. detectable leak rate for Helium “GROSS”-Mode mbar•L/s <1E-9
Min. detectable leak rate for Helium “Sniffer”-Mode mbar•L/s <1E-7
Measuring units mbar•L/s, Pa•m³/s, Atm cm³, g/a, ppm
Max. inlet pressure “ULTRA”-Mode mbar 0.2
Max. inlet pressure “FINE”-Mode mbar 0.9
Max. inlet pressure “GROSS”-Mode mbar 18
Response time s <1
Digital inputs/outputs (if used with I/O-Modul) 10 inputs/8 outputs
Control input V max. 35 (SPS compatibel)
Ion Source 2 yttrium/iridium long-life cathodes (3 years guarantee)
lin/log recorder output V 0-10
Serial interface RS232, RS485, fieldbussystem
Dimensions (L x W x H) mm 330 x 240 x 280
Ambient temperature range °C 10 – 45
Vacuum connections DN 16 KF, DN 25 KF
Vacuum connections DN 16 KF, DN 25 KF


Part Number Description
14511 Pump-Modul, D4B, AC-motor, 230V, 50/60Hz
14520 Sniffer valve
14521 Sniffer line, 3m
14522 Sniffer line, 5m
14523 Sniffer line, 10m
560-319 XL Sniffer Adapter
560-320 CU1000 Control unit (additionall 1 data cable needed)
560-323 Internal Helium Test Leak TL7 for LDS3000
560-324 DIN Rail Power supply 24v, 10A
560-330 Membrane pump, 4-stages ( Recommendet to use with XL Sniffer Adapter)

Spare Parts

Part Number Description
20004642 Replacement Sniffer tip, 400 mm

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