Category Archives: Data Interpretation

What is MPC Oil Testing and What Does it Indicate?

What is MPC Oil Testing and What Does it Indicate? The Membrane Patch Colorimetry (MPC) test measures the color bodies of insoluble contaminants in lubricants. It uses solvent extraction to capture varnish and oxide insolubles from a fluid sample on a micron filter membrane (patch).  Varnish tends to color the patch and by measuring the…
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Portal for Oil Sample Test Data-Update Announced by TestOil

TestOil, the industry leader in lubricant testing, just announced a new, more robust platform for its trademarked DataSight customer portal.  While the primary value is the ability to seamlessly integrate new applications and functions into the portal going forward, enhancements that were instituted during the update process include: Searching and filtering improvementsMore intuitive navigationAlerts for…
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Determining Water Content in Oil

Determining Water Content in Oil https://youtu.be/AGoKvS8MDM0 If you are trying to determine the water content in an oil sample, one of the most common test methods is called the Karl Fischer Titration method. Karl Fischer Titration to Determine Water Content in Oil When we are using Karl Fischer Titration to determine water content, it is…
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Automated Asset Management: TestOil Oil Analysis Services

We just announced a new addition to our TestOil PRO portfolio of services; a work order writing service called Work Order PRO.  It significantly reduces downtime by creating action items based on a TestOil certified data analyst’s evaluation of results. Work Order PRO delivers seamless integration between results and the completed maintenance solution.  The five…
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The Role of Oil Analysis in SMART Manufacturing

The Role of Oil Analysis in SMART Manufacturing https://youtu.be/Dnd0R0dsEb8 Smart Manufacturing Starts with Smart Oil Analysis Program Management Collecting data on your equipment can seem like a daunting task. There are so many components to keep track of, and once you collect that data, what do you do with it? With TestOil, it is easy…
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Better Oil Analysis Reporting for Better Results

Better Oil Analysis Reporting for Better Results https://youtu.be/KxKhgSk2-xk Gathering and analyzing data on your equipment is essential but not always easy. It can be hard to track important metrics or sort out the data that is not important for your role. TestOil's DataSight can help any facility monitor their KPIs so they can take control…
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