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Is Onsite Oil Analysis Justified?

Is Onsite Oil Analysis Justified? "Do you have any rough estimations of oil analysis costs if performed onsite? I am trying to compare the costs of onsite versus sending to an outside lab." The question of the cost to analyze samples onsite versus offsite is a good one. Too many people are motivated to test…
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Using Criticality to Drive Oil Analysis Strategy

Using Criticality to Drive Oil Analysis Strategy Oil analysis provides a huge payback when deployed through a proper strategy. While an extremely valuable tool in today’s reliability programs, it is sometimes applied in an ad-hoc manner. This is a dangerous approach, as the program can quickly become quite costly due to overtesting or even show…
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Removing Wear Particles Makes Sense

Removing Wear Particles Makes Sense "A customer of ours is using an external engine oil filtration device designed to take out contaminants down to the 1- to 3-micron range while not affecting the additive package. The customer now believes he can extend the recommended oil change interval from 250 hours to 1,000 hours. However, if…
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Lubrication advancements keep plants running

Lubrication advancements keep plants running In this article David Kirkwood, Business Development Manager at Insight Services shares information about advancements to oil analysis testing at TestOil.  Read on... Choosing the right blend of lubrication training, testing, business processes, and formulations can help keep your machines and components healthy and running smoothly. “The training and development of…
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Reasons That Routine Oil Analysis Is Critical To Many Industries

Reasons That Routine Oil Analysis Is Critical To Many Industries Oil analysis testing is one of many types of critical preventive maintenance that must be carried out in order to ensure that piece of industrial equipment is kept in optimal working order. Across every major industry, from farming to manufacturing, there are numerous types of…
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The Value Of Oil Analysis Testing

The Value Of Oil Analysis Testing Any business that relies on heavy machinery to carry out their daily tasks also relies on things like oil analysis testing to actively monitor the condition of those machines. There are many industries that have to have some pretty expensive pieces of machinery running around the clock, and that…
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