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How to automate aerospace bent pin wire analysis with Nat Ozarin

Today’s guest is Nat Ozarin, Senior Software and Reliability Engineer with The Omnicon Group Inc. He has decades of experience troubleshooting a wide range of issues with a particular emphasis on aircraft electrical systems. During the interview Nat reviews his academic and corporate background. He details his frustration with attempting to do bent pin analysis […] Read more

High temperatures and testing electrical aircraft components

An aircraft must perform under a wide range of temperature conditions. As a result, designers must pay attention to testing electrical aircraft components to see if they can endure constant changes in temperatures over the years. Today we have a short video that gives an overview of what role a scientific oven plays in testing […] Read more

What are the top 10 articles for aircraft wiring systems professionals for 2015?

Through its research, articles, videos, and continuous involvement in the aerospace community, Lectromec has been contributing to the knowledge base for aircraft wiring systems for three decades. To continue to further this goal, we have started to take a look at the most popular articles from the past year to see what readers find of […] Read more

The benefits of aircraft electrical system analyzers with Chris Teal

Welcome to the Lectromec podcast with John Gilroy. The podcast that helps you improve your understanding of aircraft electrical systems. Every month we interview experts in the public and private sector to help you increase your knowledge of the design and maintenance of aerospace wire systems. Today’s guest is Chris Teal, the Marketing Director from […] Read more

Why use an ISO 17025 certified lab for testing aircraft electrical systems?

Lectromec has an ISO 17025:2005 certified lab. What value does that bring to you? What impact will it have for testing aircraft electrical systems? This two minute video gives an answer: the ISO designation means Lectromec cares about quality. You can trust the results when you have your aircraft electrical system or component tested by […] Read more

How to identify an aircraft wire or cable

If you are trying to identify an aircraft wire or cable, you may want to take advantage of the lessons Lectromec has learned in the past three decades. Because we are in the business of evaluating electrical systems, we frequently open up boxes where we must determine origin and manufacturer of wire and cable. This […] Read more

What is an aircraft wire Service Life Extension Program (SLEP)?

Over the years the Lectromec website has received thousands and thousands of visits. If you look at the most popular articles, the ones that deal with Aircraft Wire Service Life Extension Programs are among the most popular. Because of this popularity, the Lectromec Podcast sat down with the president of Lectromec, Michael Traskos, to talk […] Read more

What role does a humidity chamber play in an aircraft wire evaluation?

In our first installment of “Two Minute Tuesday” we have a two-minute video description of a humidity chamber and the role it plays in aircraft wire evaluation. We also take a look at testing one aspect of an aircraft wire – its ability to withstand variations in humidity and temperature. The long-term reliability of aircraft […] Read more

FAA wire incidents report: March 2009

The following are the wire incidents reported in the FAA’s March 2009 Circular 43-16A – Alert Number 368. Incident # 1 Aircraft Make: Cessna Aircraft Model: A150K Part Name: Air Intake Part Condition: Water Block From the perspective of FAA Wire Incidents, a mechanic provides this excellent analysis of his customer’s aircraft problems: “The owner […] Read more

FAA wire incidents report: February 2009

The following are examples of a FAA Wire Incidents Report.These are the wire incidents reported in the FAA’s February 2009 Advisory Circular 43-16A – Alert Number 367. Incident # 1 Aircraft Make: Aerospace Technology Aircraft Model: ATR42* Part Name: Wire Harness Part Condition: Damaged Part Location: Engine The engine experienced repeated events of torque fluctuations […] Read more