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…

Spectronics Corporation Appointed to Eminent Overseas Automotive Council

Spectronics Corporation has joined the board of the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association(AASA). Spectronics is the parent company of Tracer Products which has been at the forefront of automotive leak detection technology for more than half a century. The AASA is a recognized industry change agent – promoting a collaborative environment, providing…

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…

Spring Checklist

HVAC Maintenance Checklist As summer rapidly approaches, it’s time to finish up those spring cleaning checklists and prepare for the seasons heat. This means we not only have to put away our heavy coats and winter boots, but we need to ensure our customer’s A/C systems are up and running. Often customers don’t understand the…