Railroad Maintenance

Mag-Probe Railroad Maintenance Post Compilation

Mag-Probe Reducing Downtime in Railroad Maintenance Industry Reducing Downtime in Railroad Maintenance In Railroad maintenance the products and processes that have a proven track record for effectively reducing downtime rise to the top, while the ones that don’t are filtered out.  Below are a few areas where the Bartol Mag-Probe is being used in Railroad Maintenance to Reduce…

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…

intermittent Solenoid valve coil

Mag-Probe Method When Testing Intermittent Solenoid Valve Coil

The Video Below Shows the Conventional Way to Trouble Shoot An Intermittent Solenoid Valve Coil An Intermittent Solenoid Valve Coil is very hard to troubleshoot as you will see in the video below. Mag-Probe Way to Quickly Trouble Shoot An Intermittent Solenoid Valve or Leach Relay Coil When Troubleshooting an Intermittent  Solenoid Valve Coil or a…

Computer Drivers

Computer Drivers – Mag-Probe Offers No Load to Computer Drivers

Mag-Probe Offers No Load to Computer Drivers While conducting a test using a Mag-Probe a computer will not see a load.  It will not see a load because the Mag-Probe detects the magnetic field generated by the device under test.  If a test instrument creates a load to computer drivers it’s possible to obtain a…

Railroad Locomotive Downtime the Hidden Cost

The Hidden Cost of Downtime: A Strategy for Improving Return on Assets The following article from Maintenance Technology offers a clear view into the importance of addressing downtime in financial equations.  How many times have we ask the question, “Where did all the money go?” Especially in the Railroad industry.   What are the hidden costs…

Bartol Mag-Probe Applications Separated by Industry

MagProbe Testing a Leach Relay on a Boeing 767-300

MagProbe Testing a Leach Relay on a Boeing 767-300 Here is another test using the Bartol Mag-Probe to test a Leach Relay on a Boeing 767-300. For over 10 years many of the Major Airlines have adopted using the Mag-Probe to separate mechanical from electrical problems quickly when testing relays or solenoid valves. The amount of downtime on…

Locomotive

Mag-Probe Locomotive Interface Unit Relay Test

Here is the Bartol Mag-Probe Locomotive Interface Unit Relays Test Testing EPIC Control Portion Magnet Valves – EPIC 3102/II – Locomotive Interface Unit Relay Testing Locomotive Interface Unit Relays  MagProbeUsing a Bartol Mag-Probe Place the Mag-Probe near the locomotive interface unit relay coil to be Tested.   Relay numbers can be identified by the silkscreening on the printed onThe Printed…