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6 Steps to Update Your Lubrication Program

6 Steps to Update Your Lubrication Program In today’s culture of looking for high returns on investments, there are not many that can compare to a comprehensive lubrication program. Tremendous financial savings can be enjoyed by eliminating poor lubrication practices from an organization. Numerous financial losses are attributable to poor and inadequate lubrication programs and…
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TestOil Implements New Quality Assurance Criteria

TestOil Implements New Quality Assurance Criteria TestOil is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 certified oil analysis laboratory. The company also operates under the 10-CFR-50 Appendix B Quality Assurance Criteria.  This is the same criteria that is applied to the design, construction, and testing of the structures, systems, and components of nuclear power plants. By implementing these compliance…
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Calculating Remaining Useful Life

Calculating Remaining Useful Life The field of Predictive Maintenance (PdM) is providing a strong and growing set of tools, techniques and technologies to optimize operations, maintenance and renewal processes of industrial assets. Condition monitoring techniques, in particular, yield valuable insight into the state of health of industrial equipment, providing clues and hints on expected future…
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FTIR Enhancement of Turbine Oils

FTIR Enhancement of Turbine Oils Earlier this year, TestOil modified our FTIR analysis for turbine oil and began reporting new, enhanced parameters.  We improved the data interpretation to generate these new parameters which provide our customers a more detailed oil analysis of the health of their turbine oil. New parameters include: Thermal Event Acid - A degradation mechanism of the…
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IMC Show Wrap Up: Long Hours & Lots of Black Jack!

IMC Show Wrap Up: Long Hours & Lots of Black Jack! We would like to everyone who stopped by our booth to learn more about TestOil and enter our iPad contest.  Many visitors decided to double their odds at winning by playing a hand of Black Jack! The show was a huge success for us. …
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