OIL-GLO® Finds Hydraulic Leaks in Industrial Systems

Find Hydraulic Fluid Leaks Quickly and Accurately Every year, millions of gallons of hydraulic fluid are lost – leading to contaminated work areas and cost overruns. Hydraulic equipment cannot operate correctly if fluid levels are low and are not meeting manufacturers’ specifications. If hydraulic leaks persist, equipment will be at risk of mechanical failure. This inevitability…

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STEAM Students from Westbury High School Visit Spectronics

The Key to Our Future Student engagement is the key to our future. That’s why Spectronics Corporation encourages young people to visit its manufacturing headquarters located in Westbury, New York. Spectronics employs engineers and product development teams who specialize in the Automotive, HVAC, Industrial, and Non-Destructive Testing industries. A group of Westbury High School students…

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Hydraulic Leak Calculator

What’s the real cost of leaking hydraulic fluid? The cost of lost operational fluid can rise into tens of thousands of dollars. Fluid-based systems quickly breakdown, overheat, and fail when there isn’t enough vital, operational fluid. Think about it. When your equipment is stuck in the repair shop, it’s costing you thousands in lost operating revenue. That net revenue includes wages, permits, repair costs, lost working hours, reduced equipment service life – everything.

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Spectroline® OPK-40GS/E Complete GLO-STICK® Leak Detection Kit

OPK-40GS/E Kit Helps Avoid Expensive Repairs Most refrigerant leaks are only discovered when there’s a problem with your AC&R unit. If you could stop leaks before they became an issue, wouldn’t you? You can avoid expensive repairs by properly caring for your unit and putting in place a preventative maintenance plan. Stop refrigerant leaks with the OPK-40GS/E kit…

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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…

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Saving Money on Your Air Conditioning Bills

There are many ways to save on your air conditioning bills.  Here are some suggestions to reduce your energy costs. Upgrade to a High Efficiency System Replacing an older system with a high efficiency one can save you thousands of dollars in energy costs. Older systems operate around at 65% AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency). New…

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