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Learn how Used Oil Analysis (UOA) can help maintain your equipment


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Used Oil Analysis Tests

Taking an oil sample from your equipment is like taking a blood sample. Just as a blood sample can show that your blood is ok and that your organs are working correctly or that there are potential problems, so too can an oil sample show the same for your oil and equipment.

This technique is typically used for critical hydraulic and turbine systems which have very small clearances, e.g. servo valves. It can also

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Both oxidation and nitration can be determined using the Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) method, which is also used to determine water content

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Water contamination in oil can be extremely detrimental as it can cause any of the following: Rust/corrosion Sludge formation Increase in oil

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Oil Acidity is an Indicator of Serviceability. Oil acidity increases with oxidation and the introduction of combustion by-products.This test measures the total

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The base number (BN) is the measurement of the oil's ability to combat the effects of acid formed during the combustion process

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Taking an oil sample from your equipment is like taking a blood sample. Just as a blood sample can show that your

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