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...

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...
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...
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Mag-Probe Applications Organized by Industry

Bartol Mag-Probe Applications Organized  by Industry     We understand that in many industries there are overlapping Mag-Probe applications. In the aircraft industry there are airports, and airports have elevators and escalators that also have relays and solenoid valves...

Grounding Aircraft Can Be Costly

Grounding Boeing 737-700’s Can Be Costly It doesn’t matter whether it’s the FAA or an airline voluntarily grounding an aircraft the end result of grounding an aircraft can be extremely costly.   The Downtime lost potential revenue translates into more cost for...
Bartol Mag-Probe Applications Separated by Industry

MagProbe Testing a Leach Relay on a Boeing 767-300

MagProbe Testing a Leach Relay on a Boeing 767-300 Boeing 767-300 Leach Relay Here is another test using the Bartol Mag-Probe to test a Leach Relay on a Boeing 767-300. For over 10 years many of the Major Airlines have adopted using the Mag-Probe to separate mechanical from...

Testing Boeing Aircraft Solenoid Valves & Relays

Boeing Aircraft Solenoid Valves and Relays Hi Gents Hope your are well, I have used this Mag-Probe for few years now with a good result. If you have a fuel valve, lets say on a Boeing Aircraft B737 that will not open, you have to start by taking the connector off and measure the...

Mag-Probe Specifications Applications

Mag-Probe Industry Applications: Aircraft Maintenance  Food Processing  Nuclear & Conventional Power Plants – Chemical Processing Commercial Trucks – Printing Companies – Military, Cargo, & Cruise Ships Construction Equipment  Trains – Hospital Equipment – Sterile...
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