Industrial Fluorescent Leak Detection

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 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 for Hydraulic Equipment 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 Typically, testing and maintenance are performed while equipment and systems are still in good working condition. This calendar set up can be based…

Saint Patty’s Day Tradition Started with the Search for a Leak

On of the coolest Saint Patrick’s Day spectacles, the annual Chicago River dyeing which turns the Windy City’s primary tributary emerald green, all started accidentally with the search a leak in the municipal water supply system. CBS 2 in Chicago reports…. CHICAGO (CBS) — Thousands of green-clad Chicagoans celebrated St. Patrick’s Day Saturday first with the annual river…

Plant Operators Plug Away at Leaks

Important read in Chemical Processing magazine about how plant operators are seeking technology solutions to identify and mitigate fugitive emissions which,“may pose significant hazards to people and the environment.” Spectroline Industrial offers a full line of fugitive emission detection solutions From our Marksman™ II Ultrasonic Diagnostic Tool to our complete leak detection kits,OIL-GLO® dyes and cordless LED leak detection lamps, Spectroline solutions find leaks before…