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...

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...

Isolating a Proportional Solenoid Valve Problem

Isolating a Proportional Solenoid Valve Problem as Electrical or Mechanical Using a Bartol Mag- Probe First, set the control on the circuit board to wide open.  This increases the voltage to the solenoid valves coil and cause the current to increase.  As a result, the magnetic...