Multi-purpose borescope for challenging component inspection
The CB-400 COBRA-4 features a dual-head blue and white light LED flashlight ideal for leak checks and performing internal component inspections into hard-to-reach areas.
Spectronics Corporation has introduced the CB-400 COBRA-4, part of the COBRA series of multi-purpose borescopes. The scope features a dual-head blue and white light LED flashlight, which enables industrial technicians to both leak check and perform internal component inspection into hard-to-reach areas.
The blue-light LED is ideal for fluorescent leak detection, while the white-light LED is great for component inspection. A press-fit coupler allows quick and easy attachment of the flashlight to the borescope. The COBRA-4 has a super-thin 4mm, 36” shaft to get into crammed areas.
Included with the scope is a clip-on, angled inspection mirror, which provides the added capability to detect flaws normally hidden from view. Three “AAA” alkaline batteries (included) power the flashlight. Fluorescence-enhancing glasses, for use with the blue light flashlight and fluorescent leak detection dyes, are also included. Dyes are sold separately. All components are packed in a sturdy plastic carrying case with a foam insert.
- Edited by Amanda McLeman, Plant Engineering, www.plantengineering.com
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