Category Archives: Program Management

Accurate Oil Analysis Results Start with Accurate Sample Label

Something as simple as the label on the oil sample bottle can significantly affect the accuracy of results. Too often, lab analysts are left trying to figure out what machine the sample is drawn from. The important fields for setting initial alarms on fluid sample results are fluid type and machine type. Per Matt McMahon,…
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Used Oil Testing: Contaminant Analysis Tests

This post is about used oil testing for contaminants, one of three basic categories of oil analysis tests. Regarding the importance of this testing, Eurofins TestOil’s Matt McMahon, Oil Analyst III Field Technician, advises, “Generally, the early detection of contaminants provides actionable information to rectify and address issues before significant lubricant degradation and mechanical damage…
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Best Oil Analysis Lab Has Expert Analysts that Deliver a Full Range of Services

As a best oil analysis lab, Eurofins TestOil has more CLS accredited analysts per capita than nearly all other labs. We also offer the services of a Reliability Concierge. The Eurofins TestOil Reliability Concierge sets up the customer's program and performs monitoring and management while keeping the program on track. Elements of the program include:…
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Getting Started with Oil Analysis; Now is the Perfect Time

Interested in getting started with oil analysis? There will never be a better time than now. TestOil’s oil analysis experts routinely save industrial customers both time and money with evidence-based advice on when and when not to change the oil at their plants. An example is a recent situation with Test Oil TestOil PRO team member and…
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Proper Fluid Sampling Procedures

While lubrication analysis is a quick and cost-effective way to gauge the health of equipment, proper sampling is the foundation of accurate results that have the potential to prevent downtime and extend the life of both the equipment and the lubricant. Following are 6 basic sampling guidelines. 1.  Equipment Selection Management needs to identify the…
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