New uVision™ 365 DELUXE Series: IP65 Rated, ASTM and Rolls-Royce Compliant UV-A LED NDT Inspection Lamp. Mobile Model Available.

  The New Standard in NDT Spectronics Corporation, the world’s foremost leader in ultraviolet fluorescent equipment, is releasing the uVision™ 365 DELUXE series, a new group of ASTM E3022-2015 and Rolls-Royce 90061 Compliant UV-A LED lamps for non-destructive testing and aerospace applications. The uVision™ 365 DELUXE series lamps are available in two models. The UV-365SBLC…

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Part 1: Defining Discontinuities

  Discontinuities A discontinuity is defined as an interruption in the physical properties of an article. Discontinuities can be relatively harmless – or they can render article material defective and dangerous. Part 1 of this series investigates the origin of discontinuities and the overall classifications most discontinuities fall into. Inherent, Processing, and Service discontinuities are the…

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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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Spectronics Corporation Releases New UV-A LED-Based Replacement Bulb: The VIVID™

Spectronics Corporation revealed a new addition to its array of Spectroline® fluorescent inspection solutions at the 2016 ASNT Conference this past October: The VIVID™ LED-based replacement bulb for HID (mercury-vapor based) bulbs. Attendees at this year’s conference were impressed with the VIVID™ design. With built-in aluminum heatsinks, a lower operating temperature, and a high-grade outer…

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ASTM E3022 Significance and Use

ASTM International is an important organization that serves as an open forum for the development of international standards in nondestructive testing. The organization was originally formed by a coalition of scientists and engineers in 1898 to address the frequent rail breaks affecting the fast-growing railroad industry. The group developed a standard for the steel used…

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