uVision 365 Lamp Series Hits the Market for Use in NDT, Forensics, and Fluorescent Inspection. IP65 Rated, Cost-Effective, and Compact.

Spectronics Corporation, the world’s foremost leader in ultraviolet fluorescent equipment, is releasing the uVision™ 365: a new series of UV-A LED lamps for non-destructive testing, crime scene forensics, and more. The hallmark of the uVision series is the coveted IP65 rating – signifying the unit can be fully covered in dust and suffer no intrusion.…

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In What Sort of Applications Can UV Light Be Used?

Ultraviolet (UV) light is all around us, all the time. Although it is invisible to the human eye, it is found outdoors in the sunlight, and indoors too. Even the fluorescent lamps at your office or school emit some ultraviolet light! In very small doses, UV radiation is safe. However, in large doses, eye and…

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Spectronics Corporation Releases New UV-A LED-Based Replacement Bulb: The VIVID™

Spectronics Corporation revealed a new addition to its array of Spectroline® fluorescent inspection solutions at the 2016 ASNT Conference this past October: The VIVID™ LED-based replacement bulb for HID (mercury-vapor based) bulbs. Attendees at this year’s conference were impressed with the VIVID™ design. With built-in aluminum heatsinks, a lower operating temperature, and a high-grade outer…

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ASTM E3022 Significance and Use

ASTM International is an important organization that serves as an open forum for the development of international standards in nondestructive testing. The organization was originally formed by a coalition of scientists and engineers in 1898 to address the frequent rail breaks affecting the fast-growing railroad industry. The group developed a standard for the steel used…

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What is the Most Important Instrument in Nondestructive Testing?

Nondestructive Testing (NDT) is one of the most important yet often overlooked public safety functions, and many tools and instruments are used in this field. While first responders are justifiably admired and appreciated for their bravery and selflessness when doing their jobs after tragedies occur…it is NDT technicians that work to prevent those disasters from…

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New QUADRAN 365 Inspection Lamp is ASTM E3022 Compliant

Spectroline’s new QUADRAN™ 365 NDT lamp (QDR-365SC) feature four ultra-hi-flux UV-A LEDs plus a convenient white light LED to quickly switch between fluorescent inspection and flaw location. For increased flexibility, it features a unique dual, high/low white light output control. The lamp is fully compliant with the ASTM E3022 Standard for LED UV-A lamps. The…

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UV + NDT = Efficacy & Safety in an Increasingly Dangerous World

Like other technologies that have become indispensable—mobile electronic devices and X-ray imaging among them—the practical application of UV technology is not totally void of exposure risks. But in an increasingly dangerous world, the need for and efficacy of these tools far outweighs their potential hazards. And with common sense precautions, the exposure to latent threats…

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TRITAN 365 NDT Lamp NOW ASTM E3022 Compliant

The Spectroline® TRITAN 365 (TRI-365SBLC) inspection lamp is now tested to comply with the ASTM E3022 Standard (as well as already being certified to meet Rolls-Royce RRES 90061 Requirements). According to ASTM International, this standard measures emission characteristics of ultraviolet lamps, which are key tools for important safety and quality testing in a variety of…

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