AS9120B, ISO 9001:2015, AND FAA AC 0056B ACCREDITED

Whether an aircraft relies on a light piston engine for flight or a more advanced gas turbine engine, it is essential that proper fuel and air mixtures are provided to the combustion chamber for adequate power generation and thrust. In the realm of general aviation, it is common for aircraft to feature what are known as carburetors, those of which allow for incoming intake air to be measured so that a proper ratio of fuel and air may be established. Within the carburetor, an empty section known as the air box serves as the space where air is collected before being fed into intake hoses, and the malfunctioning of this section can lead to less efficiency and safety as engines struggle to meet optimal ratios.


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Cylinder liners are a common feature within engine blocks, and they are a sort of sleeve that lines the internal walls of a cylinder to safeguard metallic surfaces from wear and tear. As motors operate, pistons will pivot within a cylinder with rapid speed, resulting in a high pressure and temperature environment being formed. With a cast iron cylinder and an optimal liner, the service life of the assembly can be safeguarded from such stressors. In this blog, we will discuss cylinder liners in more detail, allowing you to have a better understanding of their functionality and types.


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Across industries and applications, countless forms of electronics exist to tackle various needs and wants. Whether the electronic device or equipment in question is a light fixture, mobile phone, refrigerator, or computer, all function through the use of electrical connector components that transfer power, data, and audiovisual signals necessary for operations. Based on the application, type of signal being transferred, and other such factors, a wide variety of connectors may be used. One common connector type is the banana plug, those of which are distinctly named for their protruding prong that bulges in the center, giving them a banana shape and appearance. Invented in 1924, such plugs serve a variety of common equipment, making it useful to have a general understanding of them.


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Generators are apparatuses capable of producing electrical power through the transformation of mechanical power. While some generators may be the main power source of a building, vehicle, etc., there are many cases in which they act as a backup when the main source of power goes down for any reason. When one is exploring the market for a backup generator, they will quickly realize that all options are broken up into two major groups, those of which are AC and DC generators. While AC generators produce alternating current, DC generators produce DC current. If you are unfamiliar with these current types and/or which is best for your own operations, read on to learn more.


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AC adapters are useful accessories for ensuring a dependable power supply for a multitude of electronic devices. With so many options available, it is important that you have the knowledge to choose the right fit for any device.


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Circuit breakers are an essential device for countless electrical assemblies, serving to protect circuits and sensitive components from the harmful effects of surges, short circuits, etc. Circuit breakers are designed to be reusable, tripping when a fault is detected before being able to be manually reset. While circuit breakers are robust apparatuses designed to take on large surges, they will still face typical wear and tear, eventually failing under the stress of high current surges that come from various sources such as lightning, power line damage, etc. As the failure of a circuit breaker can lead to some hazardous situations for electronics and the people using them, it is important to have a general understanding of how circuit breakers fail.


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Relays are essential components that protect and control circuits and other electrical apparatuses. Regardless of the type of relay being employed, one thing is unchanging: all relays react to voltage or current in order to close or open the contacts or circuits. To better understand how relays work, this blog will cover the most common types of relays, their varying designs, and their distinguishing features.


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Aircraft require increased maintenance as they age, meaning frequent check-ins and repairs will be needed to keep your aircraft in operation. Over time, an airplane loses its airworthiness and the price of maintenance begins to exceed the value of the airplane, which can be a good indicator that the plane is reaching the end of its lifespan. However, if the price of keeping your aircraft operational is not a concern, then aircraft lifespans end when they are no longer airworthy. Some damage or wear may be beyond repair, and an attempt to make the aircraft airworthy would be a threat to safety. It is important that pilots do not push the limits of their machines, as this can be catastrophic. There are telltale signs of aircraft needing maintenance, and this blog will cover a few ways to identify if your aircraft is at risk of losing its airworthiness.


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In general, a bearing is a cylindrical piece of machinery that functions to reduce friction between two flat surfaces in contact. The simplest and most inexpensive form of bearings are plain bearings. Like all bearings, plain bearings are round and minimize points of contact within the connecting part of machinery. Hydrostatic bearings and hydrodynamic bearings are more complex forms of bearings classified as fluid bearings. They consist of rotating and stationary ring-shaped elements which rely on a thin layer of fluid, either gas or liquid, to lubricate the gap. A hydrostatic bearing is named for the constant size of its gap, while a hydrodynamic bearing is named for the varying sizes of its gap.


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The acronym MRO stands for maintenance, repair, and overhaul. MRO is a broadly used term for describing activities related to aircraft maintenance and repair. In this blog, we will be briefly discussing MRO services, allowing you to better understand their importance.


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