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Spectronics Corporation Promotes Debra Hammond to Global Customer Service Manager

on Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:08

Spectronics Corporation has announced the promotion of Debra Hammond to Global Customer Service Manager.

Debbie started her career at Spectronics more than 20 years ago as an International Customer Service Specialist, eventually moving on to Department Manager in 1998. Her positive, “can-do” attitude and outstanding work ethic made her a perfect choice for the Global Customer Service Manager position.

In her new role, Debbie will be responsible for streamlining the daily work flow of both the International and Domestic customer service departments, which in the future will be referred to as

Powerful, UV-A LED Flashlight Ideal for Aviation Leak Detection

on Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:42

The powerful OPTIMAX™ 365 from Spectronics Corporation is a cordless, rechargeable, UV-A LED flashlight ideal for identifying leaks in fuel, lubrication and hydraulic aviation systems. 


The OPTIMAX 365 features an ultra-high intensity UV-A LED, which makes all leak detection dyes glow brightly!  It is four times brighter than other high-intensity leak detection lamps and has an inspection range of up to 20 feet (6.1 m).  Powered by a rechargeable NiMH battery, the flashlight provides 90 minutes of continuous inspection time.

Powerful, Multi-LED, Broad-Beam UV Lamp Is Battery-Operated for Forensic Inspection in the Field

on Tue, 05/05/2015 - 15:28

 The Spectroline® TRITAN™ 365 (P/N TRI-365MHB) is a powerful, battery-operated forensic inspection lamp. This ultra-high intensity, broad-beam, multi-LED UV lamp is perfect for forensic investigation in the field. It enhances the detection, inspection and photography of biological stains, latent fingerprints, untreated blood, bodily fluids, bruises, bite marks and much more.


The TRITAN 365 features three ultra-high-flux UV LEDs for a wide range of forensic inspection applications, plus a white light LED to illuminate dimly lit areas.

Leak Detection Kit Reveals Leaks in Water- and Water/Glycol-Based Industrial Systems

on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 16:35

The Spectroline®  OLK-402 Industrial Leak Detection Kit accurately and efficiently pinpoint leaks in water- and water/glycol-based industrial systems. It allows inspection of the entire system under all operating conditions!


At the heart of the kit is the OPTI-LUX™ 400 high-intensity, violet light LED leak detection flashlight. Its high-output violet light causes dyes to fluoresce more brilliantly and with greater contrast than with standard blue light inspection lamps. This rechargeable lamp is extremely compact and lightweight. It has an inspection range of up to 25 feet (7.6 m) or more.

Multi-LED, Broad-Beam Inspection Lamps Meet ASTM Specs for FPI and MPI

on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 16:22

Westbury, New York — The Spectroline®  QUADRAN™ 365 S-Series are powerful, multi-LED, broad-beam UV-A (365 nm) inspection lamps. They are specially designed to meet ASTM UV-A intensity and wavelength specifications for FPI and MPI.

The QUADRAN 365 S-Series lamps are engineered with four ultra-hi-flux UV-A LEDs for fluorescent inspection, plus a white light LED for flaw location.

Extra Powerful UV Lamp Provides Extra Fast Curing

on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 16:18

ML-3500C MAXIMA UV Curing Lamp

The super-powerful MAXIMA™ ML- 3500C UV lamp slashes the time it takes to cure adhesives, coatings, inks, epoxies, resins, printed circuit boards, plastics and other materials. The lamp produces a nominal steady-state UV-A intensity of 75,000 µW/cm² at 6 inches (15 cm) for high-speed curing and greatly increased production.

The ML-3500C uses the latest Micro Discharge Light (MDL) technology. A unique filter and bulb/reflector assembly enables the lamp’s 35-watt bulb to deliver up to 10 times moreUV-A energy than conventional 100-watt curing lamps! It features instant on operation that further

Heavy Duty UV EPROM/Wafer Erasing System Perfect for High-Volume Applications

on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 16:09

PC-2200AThe Spectroline® PC-2200A UV EPROM/Wafer Erasing System is a portable, rugged unit that provides high UV intensity and irradiance uniformity to ensure quick, complete erasure of programmed memory from every EPROM chip or wafer in as little as 5.4 minutes.

The PC-2200A features two high-intensity, ozone-free, mercury vapor quartz grid lamp assemblies mounted on specular aluminum reflectors.

Spectrolinker™ Provides High-Speed Crosslinking

on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 14:14

The Spectroline®Spectrolinker™ XL-1000 UV crosslinker could be the biotech researcher's most versatile instrument. Ease of use and unmatched accuracy make the Spectrolinker ideal for many applications including: elimination of PCR contamination, crosslinking of DNA and RNA, nicking ethidium-bromide-stained DNA, gene mapping, RecA mutation screening and testing, UV sterilization, UV-induced polymerization, UV intensity monitoring and many other UV-dosage applications.


Researchers appreciate the XL-1000's "smart" microprocessor controller and unique, true UV-monitoring circuitry, which allows

How Fluorescent Dyes Benefit Leak Detection Procedures in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems

on Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:17

Have you searched for a leak in an air conditioning or refrigeration system recently? Most likely you used a bubble solution. What’s this bubble solution? It’s one of the most popular methods of leak detection in the HVAC industry. It’s effective when spraying a soapy solution over a suspected surface until a bubble appears. This bubble indicates the location of the leak. Sounds archaic, right? While this method is cost efficient up front, in the long run its inaccuracy ends up costing more by operating a system not running at peak efficiency, high refrigerant replacement costs, food spoilage, and customer callbacks. This time consuming practice keeps technicians on the job for an excessive amount of time. It also makes it extremely difficult to find smaller leaks, especially on an outdoor unit on a windy day.  

So, what is UV leak detection? It’s a method in which a small amount of fluorescent dye is injected into and circulated through an operating system. The dye/refrigerant mixture will escape and accumulate at all leak sites. By then scanning the system with a leak detection lamp, all leaks will fluoresce green or yellow, making them easy to spot.

Don’t feel like waiting for the dye to circulate before getting to work? Well, this method is best when used as part of a comprehensive maintenance plan, in which the dye is added to a system before a problem has occurred. A leak detection flashlight or lamp can then be used to quickly scan the system for leaks during regular maintenance or service calls. If a leak is present, a florescent glow will appear making even the smallest leaks easy to pinpoint.

Advantages of Fluorescent Leak Detection:

  • Quickly find the exact source of each and every leak
  • Leaks are detectable at a distance
  • Very small, multiple, and intermittent leaks are easily found
  • Technicians can search for leaks while system is off or running
  • System can easily be rechecked after repairs are complete
  • Dye can remain in systems indefinitely
  • Technicians can safely search near moving parts
  • Method is easily implemented into a comprehensive preventative maintenance program
  • Method reduces contract service costs
  • Reduction in callbacks
  • Ideal means of cutting emissions


AR-GLO® fluorescent dyes are OEM approved by major compressor, AC&R equipment, lubricant and refrigerant manufacturers.  They are currently being used in over 50 million AC&R systems worldwide!

 For more information on our HVAC/R fluorescent leak detection products, please visit our website at

Budget-Friendly UV LED Flashlight Ideal for Industrial Leak Detection

on Thu, 04/02/2015 - 16:46

Spectronics Corporation has introduced the LeakTracker™ (P/N LT-300) ─ a powerful, economical UV LED leak detection flashlight that’s ideal for all industrial fluid system applications.

LeakTracker features a high-output UV LED that delivers superior fluorescent dye response, making industrial leaks easier to spot. It works with all oil- and water-based fluorescent dyes, including difficult-to-fluoresce yellow, white and blue dyes ─ even in dirty fluids.

The flashlight features “instant-on” operation. Its compact size allows it to get into cramped areas larger lamps can’t.