This article will answer the following questions:
How clean / dirty is my oil?
How can I get my oil to last longer?
How can I prevent abrasive wear in my machinery?
Make your equipment run up to 7 X longer with clean oil.
With oil analysis you can independently identify the condition of your lubricant and set yourselves targets to improve the fluid cleanliness with filtration suppliers.
Particle counts can vary dramatically between manufacturers and methods, so to ensure you are comparing two filter suppliers fairly then use a laboratory dilution particle counting analysis rather than basic on site particle counters.
Test your knowledge on Particle counting below.
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For a new hydraulic oil what is a typical ISO cleanliness code when measured by laser.CorrectIncorrect
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Which method will usually provide lower particle counts on oils than other methods?CorrectIncorrect