Patent Number: 8,875,563

Title: Collecting line for monitoring and locating leakages and device having the collecting line

Abstract: A collecting line for leakage monitoring in an installation is permeable to a substance to be monitored in at least one subarea extending along the longitudinal direction. The collecting line is formed of at least two subsections that are spaced from a first end of the collecting line. The distance between the second subsection and the first end is larger than the distance between the first subsection and the first end. The permeability to the substance to be monitored is higher in the first subsection than in the second subsection. A device having the collecting line is also provided.

Inventors: Fleischer; Patrick (Petershausen, DE)

Assignee: Areva GmbH

International Classification: G01M 3/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00