TestOil remains open and operating as an essential business.
Please click here for more information.

Blog

Injection Molding Machines and Varnish Tests

CLEVELAND Dec. 1, 2020 TestOil, the leading experts on oil analysis for injection molding machines (IMMs), offers a comprehensive analysis for detecting varnish and initiating mitigation before it causes unplanned downtime and ultimately destroys the machine.Capital investment for an IMM can exceed half a million dollars. Unplanned events, such as a machine shutdown resulting from…
Read more

Turnkey Oil Analysis Program

https://youtu.be/B-2PvsJMlQk TestOil's KickStart PRO What is the KickStart PRO? KickStart PRO is a turnkey solution for our customers to get the most out of their oil analysis program by providing valuable insights and tools. A successful oil analysis program will address your specific needs, establish goals and guidelines, and provide you with a plan for…
Read more

TestOil’s Consulting PRO Service

https://youtu.be/Yx_EjFX9RmQ What is Consulting PRO? Like many of our services, the TestOil Consulting PRO came about from our customer's unique needs. It is a flexible onsite consultation service that helps our customers get the most out of their oil analysis programs. Level 1: Sample Point Survey Includes plant walkdown to acquire complete documentation of your…
Read more

Filter Debris Analysis for Hydraulic Equipment Offered by TestOil

CLEVELAND Nov. 17, 2020  TestOil, the industry leader in lubricant analysis, is offering advanced filter debris analysis (FDA) for machinery that depends on fine filtration to maintain optimal operating conditions. Without FDA, much of the critical condition information is lost.            In traditional oil analysis, the only particles available for testing are those circulating in the…
Read more

How Base Oil Affects Lubricant Performance

TestOil’s oil analysts know that a lubricant’s base stock can have a significant impact on performance.  These base stocks range from minimally refined mineral oil to very sophisticated PAOs, some further enhanced with leading-edge catalyst technology. Starting with the fundamentals, there are five basic base stock categories:[1] Group I base stocks are the least refined.…
Read more

Predictive Maintenance V. Reactive Maintenance—Which is Better?

CLEVELAND, November 11, 2020 TestOil, the industry leader in lubricant analysis, explains the difference in common oil analysis maintenance strategies and why they recommend a predictive oil analysis program in most situations.                TestOil’s Senior Technical Advisor Evan Zabawski said, “At TestOil, we are aware of the different strategies and have always chosen to focus on…
Read more