New UV Inspection Light is High Performance AND Cordless
By: John Schira
Source: Maxxeon Inc.
Maxxeon Inc. Announces new Ultraviolet (UV) Inspection
Light for Metal Castings and Machined Products

CLEVELAND, OHIO April 23, 2014 Lighting tool
manufacturer, Maxxeon Inc., has designed a new UV inspection
light for non-destructive testing (NDT) that combines
cordless portability with performance that exceeds ASTM
E2297 requirements for intensity.

Maxxeon Inc. has introduced a new cordless tool for tool for
fluorescent magnetic particle and penetrant NDT testing.
This tool has been designed for use by manufacturing,
maintenance and quality control technicians in the casting,
machining, oilfield and chemical processing industries.

The company claims to have achieved exceptional versatility
in their new WorkStar 2003 high output UV inspection light
by integrating the new light with the features of the
company’s popular WorkStar 2000 work light. The new
inspection light employs an advanced UV LED to deliver a
tool with the following unique combination of features:

• UV light exceeds ASTM E2297 requirements of 10,000
• Instant on – no warm-up period needed
• Cordless, rechargeable functionality
• Moveable light head
• Magnetic mounting capability
• Retractable hook for suspending
• Two level power selection
• Removable belt clip
• Tripod mount capability

The manufacturer has introduced this light primarily for use
by NDT technicians, but according to company spokesperson
Roger Britt, this product is also very effective for other

• Locating leaks in air conditioning, coolant and
hydraulic systems by fluorescing the dye in the system
• Locating leaks in filters in bag plant operations by
fluorescing the UV reflective particles
• Forensics - crime site investigation
• Counterfeit detection
• Organic / Inorganic substance detection in
hospitals, restaurants and other institutions

The Maxxeon WorkStar 2003 (part number MXN02003) is
available from industrial supply houses and tool
distributors across the US. More information about this
product can be found here -

Maxxeon is a designer and manufacturer of lighting tools for
tradesmen and technicians.


John Schira
Maxxeon Inc.
15901 Industrial Parkway
Cleveland, OH 44135
Tel: 877-621-0005
Fax: 519-620-2011