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Category Archives: Advanced Testing

Particle Count Testing Webinar to be Hosted by TestOil

 “Understanding Particle Count” is the first installment in TestOil’s 3-part webinar series on Optimizing Contamination Control and it is coming up soon. One of the many real-world takeaways will be an explanation of why particulate is the most damaging contaminant.             The first half of this no-cost, live webinar will focus specifically on understanding sources…
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What is the Best Method for Used Oil Analysis?

There are so many methods available in the industry for used oil analysis, but it all has to start with one- Analytical Ferrography. With this remarkable service from TestOil, you can ensure the health of your machines and take action when needed.

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Used Oil Testing with RPVOT from TestOil

The Rotating Pressure Vessel Oxidation Test (RPVOT) is a time-tested method for determining the oxidation stability of an oil. It is the most widely used indicator of a fluid’s oxidative resistance. Since it measures the existing resistance to oil oxidation rather than the oxidation that has already occurred, it is a predictive test. RPVOT is…
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Filter Debris Analysis for Industries

At TestOil, our goal is to help our customers identify and solve the issues they may have with their machinery, ideally before they cause any problems. This way, you can avoid expensive shutdowns, repairs, or replacements.

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FTIR vs. RULER Let's start by explaining the FTIR index numbers and then we’ll get in to the correlation between tests. The indexing numbers actually refer to a unit of measure. The unit is absorbance/0.1mm. However, this unit of measure is not one that is intuitive to most people so the results are referenced as…
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