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 properties…

Water Leak Detection Dyes

Spectronics and Chempoint Partnership

Spectronics Corporation and ChemPoint.com EMEA BV are announcing the beginning of a strategic partnership for distribution of their SPECTROLINE WATER-GLO®, the company’s premier fluorescent leak detection dye for water/water-glycol based systems. The terms of the agreement grant ChemPoint the exclusive right to distribute and market WATER-GLO in Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. “The expansion of our…

Staying Safe From High Pressure Fluid Injection Injuries During National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month. Did you know that according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 (the lastest year data is avilable) there were nearly 3 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers. Of those, a whopping 95.1%…or 2.8 million of these instances…were workplace occuring injuries. A 2012 article…

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,…

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.…

5 Mining Safety Tips

Sixteen percent of all injuries reported to the United States Department of Labor in 2014 were related to faulty machinery components. In addition, fatalities have gradually increased over the past three years, demonstrating that safety has not been a priority in the mining industry. If regular equipment maintenance saves even a single life per year,…