TestOil Achieves ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation

TestOil Achieves ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation

Cleveland, Ohio, December 7, 2009 – TestOil, an independent industrial oil analysis laboratory, is now accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005.  Accreditation demonstrates TestOil’s technical competence for the methods in its scope, and for the operation and effectiveness of its standardized best practice in oil testing techniques.

“Customers depend on reliable oil analysis testing data to ensure machine performance and reduce risks of failure,” said Monika Malcolm, Quality Manager, TestOil. “During the accreditation process we submitted our laboratory’s quality control processes and our primary test methods to a thorough review, and we’re pleased to have independent validation that we deliver consistently high-quality data to our customers.”

TestOil’s comprehensive range of oil analysis testing services assists reliability engineers with condition monitoring and identification of machine wear.  Their full-service oil analysis testing laboratory employs a sophisticated diagnostic technology that assists their Machine Condition Analysts in making equipment and lubrication condition assessments.

ISO/IEC 17025 is the international standard by which a laboratory’s commitment to quality is evaluated. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 not only considers management and technical expertise but emphasizes continual improvement of customer service and of their overall quality control processes.

“To ensure our continual success in the field of oil analysis, Insight Services provides its customers with the highest quality results in the shortest period of time possible.  This service is complimented with a relentless customer service-driven culture,” said Dan Richards, President and CEO, TestOil.  “This accreditation is a testament to our integrity and utmost accuracy of our testing results.”

Laboratory Accreditation Bureau (L-A-B) awarded accreditation to Insight Services in October 2009. Insight Services’ accredited test methods include:
Acid Number
Base Number
Flash Point
Elemental Spectroscopy
Membrane Patch Colorimetry
Particle Count Testing
Reserve Alkalinity
Varnish Potential Analysis
Karl Fischer Water
Ferrous Wear Concentration, and

About TestOil   

With more than 30 years of experience in the oil analysis industry, TestOil focuses exclusively on assisting industrial facilities with reducing maintenance costs and avoiding unexpected downtime through oil analysis program implementation. As industry experts in diagnosing oil-related issues in equipment such as turbines, hydraulics, gearboxes, pumps, compressors and diesel generators, TestOil provides customers with a guarantee of same-day turnaround on all routine testing. With in-house certified training professionals, TestOil offers lubrication and oil analysis training, private onsite training, certification training and exams, and educational webinars. For more information on partnering with TestOil on oil analysis programs or training opportunities visit www.testoil.com.   Contact us: 216-251-2510; sales@testoil.com.

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