Affect Change in Your Daily Maintenance Practices


Once you understand the value of fluid analysis — the importance of taking good samples at regular intervals, acting on the laboratory’s maintenance recommendations and managing the data to change and improve your daily maintenance practices — you’re ready to develop and implement a practical, effective testing program that will have a positive impact on your bottom line.

Program Development and Implementation
At POLARIS Laboratories®, we believe there are seven essential steps to developing and implementing an effective fluid analysis program. From setting program goals to determining the appropriate testing to selecting the right laboratory, our Seven Steps to Managing Effective Fluid Analysis will provide you with the means for starting a new program or evaluating the process you’re using now. You may also find our list of most Frequently Asked Questions to be useful.

Oil, Fuel and Coolant Test Packages
POLARIS Laboratories® provides complete testing and analysis for oils, fuels, coolants and metalworking fluids for numerous applications in a wide variety of industries. We provide 24 to 48 hour turnaround on most routine testing with data analysis and maintenance recommendations you can use to affect change in your daily maintenance practices and manage an effective fluid analysis program.

Placing Your First Order
Once you’ve determined the testing you need, it’s easy to place your first order. Call Customer Service at 877.808.3750 to establish your POLARIS Laboratories® account, set up your HORIZON® account to retrieve your results and order test kits and sampling equipment and supplies. If you have a small fleet or just need to monitor a key piece of equipment, the fastest way to start your oil analysis program is by ordering directly from our online store.