Posted by Martin Williamson - http://www.machinerylubrication.com on Feb 15th 2014
Please read this article by:
Machinery Lubrication Magazine
"Where and How Often to Perform Oil Analysis
With most oil analysis of industrial plant equipment, a sample is collected every “X” number of weeks or months and evaluated using a predetermined set of routine tests. This is practical when the cost of oil extraction and replenishment is reason enough to extend the drain interval until it has reached its condemning limit and when pulling a sample during operation is effortless because of an installed sample port. Even if it isn’t costly to replenish the oil, it may be important to monitor machine conditions through oil analysis simply because the machine is critical."
The test that Lab One Ins suggests to their clients are:
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