Hydraulic Hose Repair – How to Find Leaks in Your System

Find and Repair Hydraulic System Leaks with Fluorescent Leak Detection Spectroline Editorial Feature Published by Fluid Power Journal Fluorescent leak detection can help save time on hydraulic hose repair. Spectroline’s feature article published by Fluid Power Journal highlights the importance of finding leaks in hydraulic systems. The article discusses types of leaks, leaking fluid costs,…

Eliminate Acid Buildup with Acid-Buster™

Remove Acid Buildup from Air Conditioners Acid scavenging solutions can help remove acid buildup in air conditioners. The presence of acids in AC/R systems is a common cause of refrigerant leaks and burnout compressors. Acid Tests and Acid-Neutralizers are system additives that can help eliminate acidic refrigeration and stop breakdowns.   What Creates Acidic Refrigeration?…

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Find the Best HVAC/R Fluorescent Leak Detection Lamp

UV lamps or torches are the best dye companion for finding and observing leaks in AC&R systems that are normally invisible to the human eye or difficult to locate using an electronic device. Not all HVAC/R leak detection lamps are created equal and with many options on the market it can be challenging to know if you are making the right purchase.

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Tips for Avoiding & Cleaning Fluorescent Dye Spills

Fluorescent dye is a fast and efficient way to find all leaks in air conditioning and refrigeration systems but given the nature of the product it can be messy if handled incorrectly. Most fluorescent dye spills occur when a service port of a pressurized AC&R system charged with dye is accessed, resulting in a forcible spray of dye. Additionally, incomplete connection to the service port and/or injecting fluorescent dyes into systems with damaged or out-of-specification service ports may also result in dye spills.