Product News

April 14, 2006

Particle Counter

Designed for use in the aviation refueling industry, the ACM20 particle counter from Parker Hannifin (UK) Ltd. allows quick, easy, and accurate detection of contamination in fuels. The two-minute test, with very little waste, will allow checking of contamination levels, trends, and integrity in a reliable, reproducible, and repeatable way, and can be used in other applications such as filter performance, pipeline commissioning, and extending service intervals of supply systems. Monitoring results can be downloaded to a PC or laptop, and statistical records kept to predict maintenance periods. For more information email [email protected].

Surface Seal Coating Quick Application Kit

Aircraft operators can enhance windshield visibility during wet conditions with the application of the rain-repellent coating by PPG Aerospace — Transparencies. The Surface Seal Coating Quick Application Kit contains all materials needed to treat one glass windshield in a few minutes to provide water shedding for visibility without the need for wipers. With this kit, you clean the glass, wipe the coating on, and fly. For more information visit

Ultraviolet Lamp

The Spectroline UV-400 SuperFlood ultraviolet lamp is for fluorescent penetrant and magnetic particle inspections, parts degreasing inspections, and wash station inspections. Trace amounts of oils, greases, and hydrocarbons fluoresce brightly and become clearly visible when exposed to the lamp’s high-intensity UV-A (365 nm) light, making it easy to spot even the smallest flaws. The lamp delivers unmatched power. Its 400-watt metal halide bulb irradiates an area as large as 24 x 10 inches (61 x 26 cm) with unequaled uniformity. For more information visit or call (800) 274-8888.

Advanced Electrical Troubleshooting Kit

The Fluke 1587/ET Advanced Electrical Troubleshooting Kit combines a Fluke 1587 insulation multimeter, a Fluke i400 current clamp, and a Fluke 62 mini infrared thermometer in a single, rugged case. The kit is designed to equip electricians and technicians with all the tools necessary to quickly and easily troubleshoot problems and perform preventive maintenance on electrical systems. The multimeter combines in a single, compact tool, a full-featured true-rms digital multimeter (DMM) and an insulation tester. For more information visit

Aviation Lighting

Arbarr’s S.E.A.L. light is a rechargeable, multi-intensity, and portable ground light. Its design and options, including solar charging and remote control, encompass the latest advances in electronic and battery technology. The system consists of 12 lights supplied in a storm-proof carrying case. This enables the system to be stored and charged simultaneously via AC electricity or a 12-volt adapter for vehicle lighter socket. The lightweight Lithium Ion Phosphate battery technology is more cost-effective and eco-friendly than standard products. For more information visit or call (303) 408-5532.

FELO E-Smart Tools

Bondhus, through its German marketing partner FELO, offers a complete line of “E-Smart” tools for use with electrical equipment. The screwdriver blades are machined from the finest European chrome/molybdenum/vanadium steel and heat treated to the highest possible hardness levels to give tool users a lifetime of service. Each tool is individually tested to 10,000 volts to assure the integrity of the insulation. Tool can be used singly as a precision screwdriver, or can be used as a full-sized screwdriver when locked into the supplied handle. For more information visit

Foam Sheets and Inserts

Cascade Tool & Foam provides quality foam sheets and custom precut foam toolbox inserts. Its cell foam products meet or exceed federal specifications for foreign object damage (FOD) and are made to withstand exposure to oils, solvents, and jet fuels. You can cut the closed cell foam to shadow your tools in your toolbox. All you need is an Xacto knife and a heat gun. Or the company can cut the foam to custom fit your tools. Custom tool etching is also available. For more information visit or call (866) 640-5764.

Poly Spill Containment Pallet

The PIG Poly Spill Containment Pallet captures leaks, drips, and spills from a single poly or steel drum. The pallet’s sump capacity of 60.5 gallons helps users to comply with 40 CFR 264.175 for storage of hazardous waste. The 12-inch-high, low-profile, pallet is easy to load and unload, and durable enough to store drums weighing up to 800 pounds. With a 40-inch-square footprint, it provides drum containment without sacrificing valuable plant space. For more information visit

Photoluminescent Lights

Pelican Products offers glow-in-the-dark versions of its most popular fire and safety lights which will feature photoluminescent lens rings. The special material in the lens ring maintains a charge from exposure to ambient light from almost any source, including light bulbs, the sun, or even the flashlight’s own beam. The resulting green glow shines like a beacon even after the light is switched off. The photoluminescent series features both incandescent and cutting-edge Recoil LED models of Pelican’s classic lights. For more information visit or call (800) 473-5422.

Notebook Computer

Rugged Notebooks Inc. announces that its Rough Rider Notebook featuring sunlight readable 15.1-inch transflective display with optional touch screen display has passed shock, vibration, temperature, sand and dust, and EMI tests. The 8.6-pound unit, named Rough Rider Max, is targeted for applications that require a unit that can operate reliably in the outdoors, take abuse, work in dirt and grime, and still function. The company configures the Rough Rider Max with a variety of software applications including Windows XP and Office, GPS locational program, and LabView. For more information visit or call (866) 278-4433.

Hot Water Pressure ­Washers

Landa has enhanced its super-compact, gasoline-powered SUV line of hot water pressure washers by upgrading to the Landa pump with a seven-year warranty. The Landa pump, with its three ceramic plungers, increases the average expectant life of the high-pressure pumps for these models to 2,500 hours, matching the average life of the 6- and 7-hp engines used on the two SUV models. For more information visit or call (800) 547-8672.

Aero Tugger

The VThrust Aero Tugger makes it quick and easy to move nearly all light airplanes and uses an off-the-shelf 18- to 24-volt drill as its power source. The Tugger can move airplanes up to 3,000 pounds (empty) including those with wheel pants — even up 3 percent grades. Constructed of stainless steel, the Tugger is corrosion free. A toe-controlled nose gear engagement requires no bending or stooping. Two drive wheels add stability and better traction on wet surfaces and make for easy maneuvering in tight spaces. Super-quiet Tug has no noisy gas engine to maintain and no belts or chains to snag or break. For more information visit

Golf Club Covers

JetPower Inc. has the perfect golf club head cover for the golfer who loves flying. Created by a weekend golfer who works in the aviation industry, the exterior is constructed of the finest leather with a polyester inner lining. The head covers will cover up to a 460 cc club head. Models include the four engine jet plane, two engine jet plane and the totally unique jet engine head cover. Other models will become available in the near future. For more information visit