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...
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...

Oil and Gas Worker Lay Offs Continue

Oil and Gas worker lay offs continue to rise as crude oil nears $40.00 per barrel.  Goldman Sachs raises the possibility of oil dropping to $20.00 per barrel.  With lay offs around the world at a record high of over 250,00 employees the oil and gas workers that remain must work...
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...