FAQ: What does ExLRT Record Mode do?

A. ExLRT Record Mode

ExLRT (part number XLR-9703-01) is the lightweight, intrinsically safe loop resistance tester approved by Boeing.  It now has ExLRT Record Mode which records measurements, eliminating the risk of human error caused by manual record-taking.  This article explains what that means and how operators and organisations can benefit from it. Record Mode is easily accessed within…

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British Airways purchase another ExLRT

British Airways have placed an order for an additional ExLRT from MK Test Systems. This latest unit to be purchased by the airline is destined for use at BA’s Heathrow maintenance hub.   British Airways are the UK’s 2nd largest carrier, operating a mix of Boeing wide-body aircraft, and Airbus narrow and wide-body aircraft.  They…

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ExLRT FAQs

ExLRT FAQs

We’ve answered some of the most commonly asked ExLRT FAQs here.  If you can’t find an answer to your ExLRT query then please get in touch with us. What is the ExLRT? ExLRT is an intrinsically safe loop resistance tester (LRT).  It’s specified by The Boeing Company in their Aircraft Maintenance Manuals (AMM) and is…

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Boeing set to replace LRT with record-breaking order for 60 ExLRT

Boeing order 60 ExLRT

Boeing order 60 ExLRT loop resistance testers to replace LRT from BAE Systems The Boeing Company have placed a bulk order for 60 ExLRT loop resistance testers, confirming their intention to migrate completely from BAE Systems’ LRT tools.   ExLRT was designed and developed by MK Test Systems in partnership with Boeing, with the first…

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How to choose a loop resistance tester

how to choose a loop resistance tester

Modern loop resistance tester tools have several features designed to make prescribed testing easier and faster than ever before. This article is a quick guide on the top features to look for when you’re sourcing an LRT. OEM approval Is the tool specified for use by the aircraft manufacturer?  It goes without saying that to…

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ExLRT leasing and procurement support

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Are you unhappy with your current LRT but are hesitant to commit to an unknown tool? Or perhaps you’re looking to upgrade to a digital, automatic solution but aren’t sure what’s right for your facility. We’re confident that you just need to trial the ExLRT to see how it improves loop resistance testing for your…

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Tech::Lab challenges: Designing an intrinsically safe LRT

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In this article, our guest author Colin Cameron takes an in-depth look at the specific challenges of designing the ExLRT, an Intrinsically Safe LRT (loop resistance tester). About the author An expert on intrinsic safety (IS), Colin Cameron sits on several committees for Intrinsic Safety Standards.  He is Managing Director of Mutech Ltd, an electronic…

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ExLRT vs LRT: Technology designed for MRO facilities

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This second article in our ExLRT vs LRT comparison series takes a closer look at the features specifically designed for MRO users. Part one of our Loop Resistance Tester comparison series looked at the physical differences between the ExLRT and the legacy LRT tool.  We confirmed that size matters after all – and in this…

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FAQ: How do I insert or replace the ExLRT battery?

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Inserting or replacing the ExLRT battery is quick and simple.  Below is a step-by-step tutorial and video for carrying out this process. Before you begin Before you begin to replace or insert the battery, it is important to note that battery changes must be completed in a safe non-explosive environment. The intrinsic safety of the…

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ExLRT vs LRT: Size matters

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Part one in our Loop Resistance Tester comparison series looks at the difference in the size & weight of the only two tools approved by The Boeing Company – the legacy ‘yellow box’ LRT and its newer counterpart, the ExLRT. Lightening the load Size matters, especially when you’re working at height or in small spaces.…

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