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Webinar: Oil Analysis Report Interpretation

  Oil Analysis Report Interpretation The oil analysis report is a vital tool for a smooth running operation. Going deeper than the report summaries and knowing how to analyze the oil analysis report can help prevent equipment breakdown and unnecessary equipment teardowns. During this educational webinar we talked about how to review your oil analysis…
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Want Some TestOil Swag? If you have a minute and you are happy with TestOil's service and support, please let us know by posting an online review. If you post an online review I'll send you a new TestOil hat. The links are below: Google - https://search.google.com/local/writereview?placeid=ChIJYUcx7rvqMIgRcp8XFHiaZBA Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TestOil-111869462202539/reviews/ Better Business Bureau - https://www.bbb.org/cleveland/business-reviews/oils-industrial/testoil-in-strongsville-oh-11010431/reviews-and-complaints/?review=true
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Technical Bulletin: Varnish Report Updates

Varnish Potential Analysis - Report Upgrades In order to provide the best analysis and recommendations of varnish test results, TestOil will be making some changes to reporting and alarming of several varnish test parameters. Ultra Centrifuge: After reviewing many case studies, TestOil analysts have determined that there are instances when ultra centrifuge results as low…
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Why Don’t My Oil Analysis Results Correlate?

Why Don’t My Oil Analysis Results Correlate? A common issue related to report interpretation deals with a perceived necessity for the results from two or more different tests to indicate the same potential problem. This expectation, which may be based on a misconception, often leads to greater confusion. Therefore, it is important to understand which…
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Understanding ISO Codes

Understanding ISO Codes Though particle counting is reported as an actual count of the number of particles (of a given size, per ml of fluid), most specifications and limits simply refer to ISO codes. The ISO codes, according to the ISO 4406:1999 standard, relate to only three different ranges of particles, ≥4 µm/≥6 µm/≥14 µm.…
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Causes of High Nitration

Causes of High Nitration Excessive aeration can lead to compression combustion of air molecules (microdieseling) causing thermal breakdown of oil molecules, which will increase the nitration value. In engine applications, early combustion caused by advanced timing will produce nitration by-products. These by-products form a slimy brown or reddish-brown residue. For specific information on other measured…
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