The procedure and results of mass testing of plastic streamer tubes for the DELPHI hadron calorimeter are described in detail. The mass testing includes three stages: high voltage test and conditioning, X-ray test on radiation load capability and wire tension control in ready detectors. The productivity of the test workshop was 240 detectors per day at maximum. After testing of about 25 000 streamer tubes, 8% have been rejected on the ground of severe rejection criteria which exceed significantly the working conditions in the DELPHI experiment.
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- Nuclear and High Energy Physics