Archive For The “UV and/or Light” Category

Vision Test: Can You See Your Kids?

By | September 27, 2010

The leaves have started to turn, a chill has made a nightly appearance in the air, football has returned to dominate the airwaves on the weekends (and Monday nights), and most importantly, we keep getting slammed with email spam related to Halloween candy, Halloween costumes, Halloween parties and just… general Halloween stuff. High Visibility Blue […]

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Meters for Gardening: pH, Light, Moisture

By | May 20, 2010

Any good gardener knows that plants will NOT grow at the right pace or the correct way without the proper balance of light around them, moisture in their soil, and the correct pH balance in their soil. While some folks naturally have a ‘green thumb’ and can get all three of those factors perfectly balanced […]

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Heat Index Monitor (WBGT)

By | May 7, 2010

OK, so if you don’t already know what the term ‘wet bulb globe temperature’ means, don’t worry. We didn’t, either, before writing this blog entry. The term refers to the way the human body ‘feels’ in response to actual temperature, real-time exposure to sunlight, and humidity. Many refer to the wet bulb globe temperature, often […]

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Testing for Darkness

By | March 3, 2010

Testing for… darkness? Huh? Why would someone do THAT?!? Exactly our point. Few people really have a need to test for darkness. Most people do, however, have a need to test for light — especially people interested in taking the perfect picture, shooting the perfect video, or setting up a room in their home with […]

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Chinese Drywall Detection Tools?

By | November 19, 2009

While no simple testing methods exist (yet) for detecting ‘bad’ Chinese Drywall, a person CAN make their life a little easier when trying to determine whether or not sections of already installed drywall may have come from China. Depending upon what a person needs to do in order to get a look at the back […]

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Waterproof Flashlights

By | November 3, 2009

Waterproof flashlights really come in handy when changing a car tire at night during a rainstorm, trying to fix plumbing problems under the sink or at night, walking the family dog on a cold, rainy night, or pretty much any time that a person needs to see in an moist environment. So for those times […]

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LED Flashlight and Headlamps

By | October 24, 2009

All the right test equipment in the world will do you no good if you cannot SEE the test equipment or the things you need to test. So therefore we advise everyone to have a flashlight of one sort or another handy. Whether you choose a traditional handheld flashlight or one that leaves both your […]

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Concrete Hygrometer, Ultra-Violet Light Meter, EMF Meter

By | October 19, 2009

Today we will have a fine selection… of meters for use in all sorts of applications including testing concrete for moisture, testing for the strength and presence of UV light, and testing for the presence and strength of an electromagnetic force. With these tools on your belt, or in your service truck, you’ll have everything […]

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Digital Anemometer, 18 Minute Bacteria Tests and a Thermometer/Hygrometer

By | October 13, 2009

The title sounds like the introduction to a really bad joke, we know, but some things just kinda’ happen that way. Today we offer a meter for testing relative humidity and temperature, a meter for monitoring wind speed and a bunch of other parameters, and a rapid test for bacteria that you can use to […]

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Test Products Sale Items

By | October 7, 2009

Today we will present a way for you to test the intensity of ultra-violet light, detect how much ‘normal’ lighting an area has, blow a smoke stream into a specific area, solder two pieces of metal together w/o having to worry about lead, measure pressure changes, and test for the presence of lead in paint. […]

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