Aircraft Industry

Aircraft Industry – Mag-Probe Post Compilation

Aircraft Industry – Mag-Probe Aircraft Post Compilation The following links are a compilation of all the Relevent Bartolmagprobe.com Aircraft Industry Posts.  This post will enable  aircraft technicians the ability to click this post and find all the information they need in order to troubleshoot solenoid valves, relays, and coils more accurately without having to search for…

Non-Contact Mag-Probe

Non-Contact Mag-Probe Test Instrument Video Overview

Non-Contact Mag-Probe Test Instrument Video Overview This Video Interview with David Kalstrom, CEO of Outboundexcellence.com, explains the value of using a Mag-Probe when testing Electrical Solenoid Valves and Relays.  The Non-Contact Mag-Probe has the ability to be used in extreme environments hot and cold, underwater, in a vacuum, from the smallest relays to the largest…

Ground Circuit Problem

Field Technical Supervisor Southwest Airlines Solves Ground Circuit Problem

Field Technical Supervisor at Southwest Airlines Solves Ground Circuit Problem I received an email from Matt Couture the Field Technical Supervisor at Southwest Airline on a ground circuit Problem While conducting an evaluation of the Bartol Mag-Probe to be used at Southwest Airlines Matt Couture developed an effective procedure isolating a ground circuit problem using…

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 period of 48 hours. No failures occurred.…

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 bench test is conducted.  With the…

Boeing 767

Mag-Probe Test Keeps Boeing 767 from Being Grounded for Good

On August 19, 2015 a problem occurred with one of the relays on a Boeing 767 Flight Idle and the Approach Idle control relay.   This problem was causing one of the Boeing 767 engines to run at different rpm’s when they were supposed to be running at the same rpm.   Aircraft Engineer Saemi was working…