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Particle Counting Cleanliness Codes

https://youtu.be/ux_uiDiYuVY Comparing ISO and NAS Particle Counting Codes Most laboratories utilize ISO cleanliness codes. However, we frequently receive requests about NASA cleanliness codes. ISO Cleanliness Codes ISO cleanliness codes are the most widely used international standard for representation of the level of particulate contamination in your industrial fluid and are typically presented in codes of…
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What is MPC Oil Testing and What Does it Indicate?

The Membrane Patch Colorimetry (MPC) test measures the color bodies of insoluble contaminants in lubricants. It uses solvent extraction to capture varnish and oxide insolubles from a fluid sample on a micron filter membrane (patch).  Varnish tends to color the patch and by measuring the hue and intensity of the colored material deposited on the…
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Prevent Sludge and Varnish with Regular Oil Flushes and Changes

Waiting too long for an oil flush and change out can lead to operational issues that arise from the formation of sludge and/or varnish in the system.  These issues include clogging filters, sticking valves (or other close tolerance moving parts), coated heat exchangers which cause reduced cooling efficiency, and varnish build up on bearings.                …
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Oil Analysis Fosters Safety

Oil Analysis Fosters Safety https://youtu.be/OJBJRHjpqG8 How Can a Lubrication Program Increase Plant Safety? In the oil analysis industry, it's normal for us to talk about the condition of important assets, but we don't see much information out there talking about how oil analysis programs promote safer work environments and have an important impact on the…
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Private, Customized Oil Analysis Training for Industries

TestOil offers an incredible menu of training options—literally something for everyone. For those who have specific requirements and unique circumstances, TestOil offers private training that can be onsite, virtual or both.                 In fact if, like many companies, you find yourself with surplus 2021 budget funds, private training is an excellent way to invest them…
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Portal for Oil Sample Test Data-Update Announced by TestOil

TestOil, the industry leader in lubricant testing, just announced a new, more robust platform for its trademarked DataSight customer portal.  While the primary value is the ability to seamlessly integrate new applications and functions into the portal going forward, enhancements that were instituted during the update process include: Searching and filtering improvementsMore intuitive navigationAlerts for…
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