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Should new industrial oil be tested before use?

The unequivocal answer is yes—for two reasons: there needs to be 100% certainty that what was ordered is what was delivered;  and most new oil doesn’t arrive clean—an initial analysis will reveal if it is contaminated enough to warrant remediation before use. Despite the obvious importance of this, research shows that only 39% of new…
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Best Practices for Lubricant Storage and Handling Prevent Deterioration

You are paying top dollar for the best possible lubricants and are confident they will provide great protection for your industrial machinery. They probably will—provided you follow best practices for lubricant storage.                 TestOil Lubrication Field Engineer Dwon Ruffin explains that there are several areas of lubricant storage that can lead to degradation. “The first…
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The lubrication monitoring team: Who should it include?

The make-up of lubrication monitoring teams varies depending on a number of factors such as the size of the business and the type and amount of equipment that needs to be monitored. Given this, two key members of any lubrication monitoring team are the Champion and the Mentor. The Champion The lubrication monitoring team is…
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Industrial Oil Analysis Lab Offers Livestream Discussion, Q and A

Interested in expanding your lubrication program maintenance skills? Need answers to questions that come up frequently in your workplace in areas such as test methods, test limits, effects of contamination, remediation, etc?  Need to connect with industry experts and colleagues across the U.S.?  Join us for a LinkedIn Live event! Benefits include: A great way…
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Live and Virtual Lubrication Training Classes Just Announced by TestOil

CLEVELAND May 28, 2021  -- TestOil, the industry leader in lubricant analysis, just announced a new schedule that includes nearly 20 in-person and virtual oil analysis training classes. All of these classes are open for registration now. In addition to a 2-day MLT Level II certification course, these new classes include the following single day offerings:• Data Interpretation…
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How Can TestOil Make Your Day Remarkable?

How Can TestOil Make Your Day Remarkable? https://youtu.be/z44qZ2AeJ2I Since 1988, TestOil has been raising the bar in the oil analysis industry. We are passionate about what we do and dedicated to making our customer's businesses better with high-quality, insightful services! Our catchphrase is "Remarkable in every way." In fact, we even answer every single phone…
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