Oil Analysis + Wear Particle
There is a rule-of-thumb that oil should be condemned at double its new oil Acid Number, or at half of its new oil Base Number. The problem with this rule is that is has too many exceptions to be valid. Rather than identify the valid instances, it is better to understand how to derive a correct limit for any application..
- Evan Zabawski
A few weeks ago, I got a question about the best place to take an oil sample for oil analysis. Instead of generic answers like “after the pump before the filter” or “never on the drain,” I like to take a more practical approach...
- Rob Kalwarowsky
- Rob's Reliability
Drilling consists of making a hole to gain access to the earth's surface. Rigs are a platform that get you access to the use of natural resources...
- Nishanthan Senkuttuvan
- Osborne Engineering Limited
A heater was burning the oil, and that residual burnt oil was contaminating the system and choking up the filter within just a few hours. Here are some facts we identified when we investigated...
- Ghulam Jillani
- Dubai Natural Gas Company Limited