Part 1: Defining Discontinuities

  Discontinuities A discontinuity is defined as an interruption in the physical properties of an article. Discontinuities can be relatively harmless – or they can render article material defective and dangerous. Part 1 of this series investigates the origin of discontinuities and the overall classifications most discontinuities fall into. Inherent, Processing, and Service discontinuities are the…

The Spectroline Advantage: Patented Additives for AC&R Systems

  Cool Seal™ A/C Leak Sealer Cool Seal™ is the hassle-free way to seal refrigerant leaks in condensers, evaporators, O-rings, and hoses – quickly and permanently. It’s an economical alternative to expensive parts replacement and can add years to older, out-of-warranty AC&R systems leaking small amounts of refrigerant. As an added benefit, this dependable sealer…

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…