LUBRICATING OIL ANALYSIS: AN EFFECTIVE MAINTENANCE TOOL

Lubricating oil analysis serves as a diagnostic tool for equipment maintenance in transportation and heavy industry. The lubricant sample is analyzed for presence and amount of various contaminants such as wearmetals, dust and dirt, fuel, coolant, oxidation products, and nitration. Evaluation of these analyses determine if excessive wear of internal oil-wetted parts is occurring and can pinpoint defects in filtration, cooling, and fuel systems. The advantages offered by the direct reading automatic analyzers are discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Diesel Engines Incorporated

    11225 West Bluemound Road, Box 7406
    Milwaukee, WI  USA  53213
  • Authors:
    • Starling, R C
    • Homer, K E
  • Publication Date: 1977-10

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  • Accession Number: 00173155
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1978 12:00AM