Category Archives: Did You Know?

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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Live and Virtual Oil Analysis Training Class Schedule Announced by TestOil

In addition to oil analysis classes already scheduled for May and June, we just announced a huge roster of educational (and engaging) in-person and online training classes for the remainder of 2021.                 TestOil Industrial Services Coordinator Courtney Irvin explains, “As is the case with most classroom situations during the pandemic, we had to make…
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What causes sludge in machinery?

Sludge is to machinery what LDL cholesterol is to the human body (not good).  Sludge is basically the formation of heavy, thick, greasy, tarry deposits that tend to collect in certain areas. It can be dark or clear, hard or gummy, minimal or pervasive. Some of the causes are: Additive  and/or base oil incompatibilitiesElectrical sparkingOverheatingLengthy…
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