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New Year: New Goals | 5 Tips to Regain Your Program

The new decade started with 2020 being a year we will not soon or easily forget. Many things were thrown out of sequence and activities were either cancelled or deferred. If maintenance was one of those activities affected, the following may help in regaining control. Take an inventory of your equipment and condition Identify or […]

Program Enrichment Review: It’s Not Just Data, It’s What You Do With It

Today’s fluid analysis capabilities offer a great deal more than just monitoring component health. With today’s technology, along with performing the proper tests, we can: Monitor the condition of the oil See if it is suitable for continued use Reduce the amount of used oil disposal Adjust maintenance intervals and strategies Adjust component replacement schedules […]

How to Stay Afloat: Tips to Increase the Value of Your Fluid Analysis Program

A properly executed oil analysis program delivers operational cost savings while increasing component life and reducing time between scheduled and unscheduled equipment overhauls. An oil analysis program can also address safety concerns and minimize risk to personnel and assets. The goal of an oil analysis program is to become more proactive, less reactionary and to […]

Do You Have the Right Coolant Testing?

Providing a Greater Understanding Do you have an extended life coolant? Did you know that mechanical and/or contamination can occur causing the extended life coolant properties to decrease and reduce the life of the fluid? Have you ever had an unknown coolant formulation in the cooling system and a coolant top off was needed? Including […]

The Secret to Making Sampling Easy

That sounds like an infomercial title, right? But it’s not often that you’ll find a product that will: Make your daily life easier Quickly pay for itself Lower chances of contaminating your sample bottle If this is what you’re looking to achieve, sample valves are what you want! You won’t even need to shut off equipment […]

What To Do if You Have a Coolant Leak

So, you’ve received your oil analysis report back recommending an inspection of the cooling system. (You may or may not also find an oily sheen in the cooling system.) When a lubricant report is received indicating coolant contamination, the root cause of the problem must be found and corrected. Are you only looking at half […]