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Criticality and Oil Analysis: How Often Should Critical Equipment be Tested?

Critical machinery does need to have its oil tested more frequently than other machinery simply because the consequences of inoperability are more severe.                   TestOil Data/Field Analyst Matt McMahon explains, “Some companies officially rank criticality and some don’t. However, even without a criticality ranking system in place, most people know that anything they don’t have…
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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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TestOil NOW Sampling Kit

TestOil offers our very own oil sampling kit for clients. It truly is an all-encompassing oil sampling kit. It has everything you need to begin testing on your site.

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Steps To Creating A Sustainable Lube Program

At TestOil, we offer an insightful way to create a sustainable lube program within your company. This framework is meant to help manage successful lubrication or oil analysis programs. This framework also consists of several genuinely needed points when starting or improving an oil analysis program.

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KPIs And Our DataSight Boosts For Your Lube Program

Metrics are an essential part of any program, along with understanding where you are, where you want to go, and how to get there. One of the ways to discover if you are progressing within your program is by conducting a series of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators).

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