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...

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...

Finds Defective Glue Solenoid Valves

 Mark Lindsey Finds Defective Glue Solenoid Valves In Seconds Subject:   Re: Thank You Hi Bob, Please feel free to use anything I’ve said about the Mag-Probe or paraphrase if needed.     (and, nand, or nor gates etc.) A PLC allows you to make changes to a circuit through software...

Chemical Compatibility and Materials

Materials and Resistance Charts Chemical Compatibility One of the main criteria when selecting a solenoid valve will be according to the media being controlled. This is easy when using mains water, compressed air, vacuum or any other inert liquid or gas at Ambient temperature, as...