Creating a Preventative Maintenance Plan for Hydraulic Systems

  Contamination Problems Particulate and water contamination can affect the physical and chemical properties of hydraulic fluid. The alteration of these properties – which are critical to the longevity of your hydraulic equipment – will make your equipment run inefficiently, hurting performance and increasing the risk of breakdown.     Hydraulic fluids have specially crafted…

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Saving Money on Your Air Conditioning Bills

There are many ways to save on your air conditioning bills.  Here are some suggestions to reduce your energy costs.   Upgrade to a High Efficiency System Replacing an older system with a high efficiency one can save you thousands of dollars in energy costs. Older systems operate around at 65% AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency).…

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New! 2017 NDT Industry Trend Report Available

Spectroline® frequently surveys NDT technicians and distribution companies across the globe about industry practices, challenges, and goals. This trend report examines the major uptick in use of LED technology in lamps for fluorescent inspection, and the benefits of LED over bulb lamps (HID and Mercury Vapor).  The results contain a few surprises and several opportunities for…

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uVision 365 Lamp Series Hits the Market for Use in NDT, Forensics, and Fluorescent Inspection. IP65 Rated, Cost-Effective, and Compact.

Spectronics Corporation, the world’s foremost leader in ultraviolet fluorescent equipment, is releasing the uVision™ 365: a new series of UV-A LED lamps for non-destructive testing, crime scene forensics, and more. The hallmark of the uVision series is the coveted IP65 rating – signifying the unit can be fully covered in dust and suffer no intrusion.…

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In What Sort of Applications Can UV Light Be Used?

Ultraviolet (UV) light is all around us, all the time. Although it is invisible to the human eye, it is found outdoors in the sunlight, and indoors too. Even the fluorescent lamps at your office or school emit some ultraviolet light! In very small doses, UV radiation is safe. However, in large doses, eye and…

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Long Island’s Growth in Exporting

For some manufacturers, exports account for nearly half of yearly sales and offer faster growth than the U.S. market. “There is greater potential in overseas markets like China, India and Latin America,” said Jon Cooper, president of Spectronics Corp. in Westbury, which makes ultraviolet lighting equipment and fluorescent dyes used to detect fluid leaks in…

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