How to Detect Damaged Jack Screws In Aircraft

Letter From the Author – Jack Screws Off the coast of California, in January 31, 2000, flight 261 experienced a catastrophic loss of pitch control which was caused by a damaged jack screws threads.  All 88 on board died instantly upon impact.  It was a very sad day.  The...
Space Solenoid Valve Test

Mag-Probe Space Applications Vacuum Test

Mag-Probe Space Applications Vacuum Test The VACUUM TEST Four Model HS Mag-Probes were placed in a Bell Jar. The Bell jar was then evacuated to 1×10 to the minus fifth Torr. Using a permanent magnet located outside the Bell jar, the Mag-Probes were turned on and off for a...

Relay Test for Cockpit Lighting on Airbus 321

Relay Test for Cockpit Lighting on Airbus 321 The video below shows a relay test for the cockpit lighting on an Airbus 321 Relays on aircraft are typically bolted down to panels.  This makes it difficult to conduct a test.  In many cases the relay is removed from the panel and a...
Residual Magnetism Test

Residual Magnetism Test on Electrically Operated Solenoid Valves

Residual Magnetism Test on Electrical Solenoid Valves   A residual magnetism test on electrically operated solenoid valves can be critical. We recommend a residual magnetism test should be conducted before installation in all manufacturing operations.  The minimum...
Modern Relays

Testing Modern Relays Using a Mag-Probe

Testing Modern Relays Quickly & Effectively  We have had many questions pertaining to trusting the LED light on the new modern relays.  The following information explains a simple way to quickly test a relay with or without an LED indicator using a Mag-Probe.  You can trust...
Demonstration of Irrigation Valve test

Quick Effective Way to Test an Irrigation Valve

Walt Kadle from Wickenberg Pump & Supply Shows how to use the best Irrigation Valve tester on the market.   Quick Effective Way to Test an Irrigation Valve; Using our professional grade Bartol Mag-Probe.  Walt Kadle from Wickenberg Pump & Supply Shows how he Uses the...

Bartol Mag-Probe Used In Aircraft and Elevator Maintenance

The Bartol Mag-Probe Solenoid Valve and Relay Tester is Very Simple, Portable and Easy to Operate.  There are many applications for the Mag-Probe and it has the ability to drastically increase incremental profits by reducing troubleshooting Costs. The Bartol Mag-Probe Is Used To...