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Training: A Solid Investment

Training: A Solid Investment Organizations yield many benefits through training its employees; not only do employees build better skills to perform their duties, but there are noticeable improvements in morale and retention. The most obvious reason for training is to build employee skills, however there is perhaps greater benefit in adjusting existing skills than in…
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Want Some TestOil Swag?

Want Some TestOil Swag? If you have a minute and you are happy with TestOil's service and support, please let us know by posting an online review. If you post an online review I'll send you a new TestOil hat. The links are below: Google - Facebook - Better Business Bureau -
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Oil Analysis Trending vs. Alarm Limits

Oil Analysis Trending vs. Alarm Limits   Many static alarm limits are based on statistical analysis of a common grouping of machines under similar operating conditions. As long as machine is operated under similar conditions (load, speed, temperature, ambient environment) for a similar sampling and drain interval, the limits may have merit. [caption id="attachment_9345" align="alignright"…
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Predictive Maintenance Technologies

  Webinar Replay: Predictive Maintenance Technologies Webinar Description: Predictive maintenance is a well established, best practice strategy used in manufacturing facilities around the world. Understanding the basics across the key pdm techniques including vibration, oil, infrared, ultrasound, and motor circuit analysis is a fundamental requirement in today's facility and maintenance management world. This presentation will…
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Sampling Best Practices

  Webinar Replay: Sampling Best Practices Proper sampling is the foundation of any lube analysis program. Irregular sampling procedures and inconsistent sample locations will lead to data that does not reveal problems adequately, or is interpreted to identify a problem that does not truly exist, resulting in unexpected downtime or unnecessary repairs. This webinar will…
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Oil Analysis Test Frequency Guidelines

Oil Analysis Test Frequency Guidelines There is no universal formula for determining oil sampling frequency, but most experts consider monthly sampling to be optimum for critical machinery.  However, when making this decision, it is important to consider the objectives of the oil analysis program. If the only objective is to perform condition-based oil changes, the…
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