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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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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Spectronics Featured in Made on Long Island

Spectronics is thrilled to be featured on a recent edition of Fox5 NY News . As the world’s largest manufacturer of ultraviolet lighting equipment Spectronics has always aimed to hire remarkable people and give them the tools and empowerment to help them succeed in finding solutions to new challenges. That’s why our motto is “Innovating for Today,…

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Hofstra University Engineering Students Tour Spectronics Corporation’s Westbury Headquarters

As part of an initiative to encourage the next generation of engineers, Spectronics Corporation actively engages the college community on Long Island. Competitive companies like Spectronics recognize the potential of millennials to reinvigorate businesses in our region with tech savvy skills, ambition and education. On November 16th, 27 engineering students from Hofstra University, led by…

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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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Jon Cooper Inducted into Long Island Business Hall of Fame

A leader is not defined by a single moment but by a lifetime of work and perseverance. On November 10, 2016, eight individuals who embody this definition will be recognized and inducted into the Long Island Business Hall of Fame. Pioneers in business, politics, education, medicine and philanthropy will be attending the event. Jon Cooper…

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What is the Most Important Instrument in Nondestructive Testing?

Nondestructive Testing (NDT) is one of the most important yet often overlooked public safety functions, and many tools and instruments are used in this field. While first responders are justifiably admired and appreciated for their bravery and selflessness when doing their jobs after tragedies occur…it is NDT technicians that work to prevent those disasters from…

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