Saint Patty’s Day Tradition Started with the Search for a Leak

On of the coolest Saint Patrick’s Day spectacles, the annual Chicago River dyeing which turns the Windy City’s primary tributary emerald green, all started accidentally with the search a leak in the municipal water supply system. CBS 2 in Chicago reports…. CHICAGO (CBS) — Thousands of green-clad Chicagoans celebrated St. Patrick’s Day Saturday first with the annual river…

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Plant Operators Plug Away at Leaks

Important read in Chemical Processing magazine about how plant operators are seeking technology solutions to identify and mitigate fugitive emissions which,“may pose significant hazards to people and the environment.” Spectroline Industrial offers a full line of fugitive emission detection solutions From our Combustible Gas Leak Detector,Marksman™ II Ultrasonic Diagnostic Tool to our complete leak detection kits,OIL-GLO® dyes and cordless LED leak detection lamps,…

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Spectronics Featured in Prominent Regional Manufacturing Forum

Spectronics Corporate Headquarters, Westbury NY– At a manufacturing panel hosted by the Long Island Association, Spectronics President Jon Cooper was bullish about the company’s long-term growth and how that’s translating into bringing manufacturing jobs to Long Island. “We have a five-year plan, and we expect to grow by 15 percent each year,” said Cooper. Spectronics Corporation is the world’s…

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Cycle Out Cancer with Spectronics

The Cycle for Survival event at Equinox on Saturday March 5th was a major success. The Spectronics team surpassed their fundraising goal, raising a total of over $4,300 so far! Within six months, all of the money raised will go directly into the lab at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the world’s oldest and largest…

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Spectronics Corporation at the 2015 STEM Career Expo

Vice President of Engineering Demonstrates UV Technology to Long Island Students Our Vice President of Engineering, John Duerr, recently represented Spectronics Corporation at the Long Island STEM Career Expo. Held last week at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, John demonstrated the technology behind many of our products used for leak detection with…

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Leak Detection Kit Ideal for Medium to Large AC&R Systems

The Spectroline® OLK-400BEZ/E Complete BigEZ™ Leak Detection Kit contains everything needed to locate refrigerant leaks in medium to large size AC&R systems — including high-pressure R-410A systems! The exact source of every leak will be revealed by its bright fluorescent glow. At the heart of the kit is the OPTI-LUX™ 400, a powerful, rechargeable violet light…

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Common Mining Injuries

Mining is a dangerous industry. It’s often stated that safety is the top priority among global mining companies, however, serious injuries still occur on a regular basis. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a mining employee is more likely to sustain a fatal injury or illness than an employee in any other industry.…

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