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Why Beta (Ratio) is the true Alpha

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Why Beta (Ratio) is the true Alpha

Oil Filtration is one of the most commonly followed maintenance-related activities in industry today. Operating personnel are generally aware about the brand and technical specifications of filters such as filter element type, flow rate, and filter nominal ratings. While these parameters are important, one parameter which is not discussed very often is the Beta Ratio […]

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Simplifying Oil Sampling

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Simplifying Oil Sampling

Oil Quality Management, as we all know, is critical to the overall maintenance of machines. I have spoken about the criticality of real-time oil condition monitoring, and in this post, I’d like to touch upon the basics of the first step of Oil Quality Management: Oil Sampling. Oil Analysis processes are taken for granted and […]

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Why New Oil is not Clean Oil

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Why New Oil is not Clean Oil

It is mystifying that even seasoned industry professionals fall for this presumption: that new oil received in sealed, steel barrels is clean and ready to use. The reality is that even new oil needs thorough cleaning before you put it to use in your engine or any other machinery. And how does unfiltered, new oil […]

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Oil’s well when your oil is clean!

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Facts about clean oil

During the two decades that we have been serving the Marine Industry, we have observed that Engineers, in general, do not pay enough attention to oil cleanliness. Oil samples, for Lab analysis, are drawn without much care and attention to detail, samples stay on board for days or weeks before they are landed ashore and […]