Proactive maintenance is about securing the future

With proactive maintenance you can address use of equipment that is seen risky and other deteriorating development. The aim is to avoid the root causes of damage and all the conditions in which damage can occur. How are then disruptions and problems prevented before they escalate?

ASTM – the oil sampling standard – has been updated

ASTM – the oil sampling standard D8112-17 – was updated in the end of 2017. The updated standard deals with making sampling standardized in energy industry’s more demanding targets like turbines and oil systems. The standard can be applied as a good foundation for proper sampling in different operating environments.

The challenges of oil sampling

Time for the traditional annual oil analysis is here. During the year we have received hundreds of samples, some of them good and others not so good. When talking about samples one can never undermine the effect that the actual sampling can have in a sample. 

100 analysis, 5 best practices for oil asset management!

In the summer of 2017 Fluid Intelligence carried out a quite comprehensive statistical study of mobile machinery oil conditions after oil changes together with its customer.