Practicing Oil Analysis October 2000

Featured Article

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

1. Train 2. Your 3. People Using oil analysis to enhance machine reliability is really too simple. Behind the appearances of complexity and vale of high science are the most basic of...

HIAC introduced the first automatic particle counter based on the light extinction principle (light blockage or light obscuration) in 1962. The HIAC particle counter revolutionized contamination...

Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation

The most common methods for initial detection of abnormal levels of wear debris in used oils include elemental analysis, ferrous density analysis (DR, etc.), particle counting and patch testing....

Clifford L. Smart, XCEL Energy, Inc.

The author has supplied list of materials used to complete the stages outlined below. The bracketed numbers within the text correspond to the box “Cliff Smart’s Toolbox for TAN Titrations.” Do...

Michael Barrett, Insight Services Matt McMahon, Insight Services

Introduction Analytical ferrography is among the most powerful diagnostic tools in oil analysis today. When implemented correctly it provides a tremendous return on your oil analysis...

Mark Mathys, Butler Machinery Company

Butler Machinery Company, located in Bismark, N.D., is the Caterpillar Dealer serving North Dakota (excluding 5 northwest territories), South Dakota and Clay County Minnesota. Our client base...

W. T. Bayha, Belhaven Applied Technologies, Inc.

Figure 1. Belhaven Focused IR Module Infrared spectroscopy has long been accepted as an integral part of many oil analysis strategies. The...

Smart Lubrication Management and Oil Analysis Deliver Uptime and Reduced Costs Introduction In recent years, the gap between electric generating capacity and demand for electricity has...

Malte Lukas

In effort has been made by a task group within the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Committee D-2 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants to develop a test method to determine wear...

Create your survey with SurveyMonkey