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…

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…

aircraft elevators

Conventional Method vs. Mag-Probe Method

    “The Conventional Method”    Verses    “The Mag-Probe Method”    When Testing Electrical Solenoid Valves & Relays   MachineToolHelp.com Conventional Method of Testing Solenoid Coils   Bartol Mag-Probe Method Used for Testing Solenoid Coils   The Mag-Probe is Non-Contact and is completely separated from the power supply, therefore (the Mag-Probe offers no load…