Many large oil companies are Spectro Scientific customers because they employ oil analysis not only to monitor their own equipment in refineries, tankers, and pipelines, but they monitor their own blended lubricant products and also frequently provide oil analysis services to customers who buy their lubricants. Read more...More Product Announcements from Spectro Scientific
Machine condition monitoring based on oil analysis is widely practiced by power plants, whether they are nuclear, coal-fired steam, combined cycle gas turbine, medium and low speed diesels, windmills, or geo-thermal. Read more...More Product Announcements from Spectro Scientific
Machine condition monitoring based on oil analysis has become an important, if not mandatory, maintenance practice by the marine industry. An effective oil analysis program will keep important assets such as engines, gearboxes, hydraulic systems, turbines, compressors, generators and any other oil-wetted machinery in operation by reducing unexpected failures and costly unscheduled down t... Read more...More Product Announcements from Spectro Scientific
Wilks - InfraCal Analyzers help ensure the hydrocarbon content in drill cuttings produced in the oil drilling process comply with regulation limits affecting offshore or onshore disposal. On-site measurements of the oil content takes under 10 minutes. Ideal for non-technical personnel and provide ruggedness and reliability needed for the analysis. Read more...More Product Announcements from Wilks – A Spectro Scientific Company
Wilks - InfraCal Soot Meter, a portable IR analyzer, provides ASTM approved test method (D7686-11) for on-site measurement of soot content in diesel engine lube oils in under 30 seconds. Measurement results are comparable to widely-used and accepted TGA and FT-IR analysis techniques. Soot levels as high as 12-15% can be... Read more...More Product Announcements from Wilks – A Spectro Scientific Company
The Spectro Q5800 is a rugged, portable expeditionary fluid analysis system that gives operators in the field the ability to perform comprehensive, mobile lubricant sampling. The battery-powered device enables complete lubricant assessment for condition monitoring and rapid results that permit informed maintenance decisions. Read more...More Product Announcements from Spectro Scientific
There are four ASTM standards written around the RULER (D7590, D6971, D6810 and D7527) as well as industry guidelines (DASTM4378 D6244 and DIN - VGB M416). Major equipment OEMs such as Siemens an GE recomend RULER as part of a condition monitoring program.
In many applications such as turbines, hydraulics, compressors and aerospace, oxidation is the primary mode of failure. In the... Read more...More Product Announcements from Fluitec International