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The Importance of Performing Oil Sampling on a Regular Basis

The importance of oil sampling on a regular basis Routine oil sampling is the key to a successful maintenance program. Oil testing provides essential information to determine the condition of your equipment. Baseline of normal wear can be established during the first few months of a program. As the program matures, only routinely scheduled testing…
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Webinar: Oil Analysis Report Interpretation

  Oil Analysis Report Interpretation The oil analysis report is a vital tool for a smooth running operation. Going deeper than the report summaries and knowing how to analyze the oil analysis report can help prevent equipment breakdown and unnecessary equipment teardowns. During this educational webinar we talked about how to review your oil analysis…
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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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Technical Bulletin: Varnish Report Updates

Varnish Potential Analysis - Report Upgrades In order to provide the best analysis and recommendations of varnish test results, TestOil will be making some changes to reporting and alarming of several varnish test parameters. Ultra Centrifuge: After reviewing many case studies, TestOil analysts have determined that there are instances when ultra centrifuge results as low…
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Why Don’t My Oil Analysis Results Correlate?

Why Don’t My Oil Analysis Results Correlate? A common issue related to report interpretation deals with a perceived necessity for the results from two or more different tests to indicate the same potential problem. This expectation, which may be based on a misconception, often leads to greater confusion. Therefore, it is important to understand which…
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Understanding ISO Codes

Understanding ISO Codes Though particle counting is reported as an actual count of the number of particles (of a given size, per ml of fluid), most specifications and limits simply refer to ISO codes. The ISO codes, according to the ISO 4406:1999 standard, relate to only three different ranges of particles, ≥4 µm/≥6 µm/≥14 µm.…
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