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,…

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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…

Pinpoint Hydraulic Leaks

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.

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…

Water Leak Detection Dyes

Spectronics and Chempoint Partnership

Spectronics Corporation and ChemPoint.com EMEA BV are announcing the beginning of a strategic partnership for distribution of their SPECTROLINE WATER-GLO®, the company’s premier fluorescent leak detection dye for water/water-glycol based systems. The terms of the agreement grant ChemPoint the exclusive right to distribute and market WATER-GLO in Europe, the Middle-East and Africa.

What is Preventive Maintenance and Why Do It?

Preventive Maintenance is a proactive equipment and system facilities management strategy. It operates on cost/benefit premise of creating a calendar of regularly scheduled testing and upkeep. Testing and maintenance are performed while equipment and systems are still in good working condition. This calendar can be based on actual chronological time or seasonality. But it may…