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...

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...
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...