Monitoring compressor oil contamination and component wear should include testing viscosity, total acid number, particle count, water separability and analytical ferrography to effectively predict component failure.
Implementing routine oil analysis and fluid testing in a manufacturing plant replaces random, reactive maintenance events with a preventive maintenance program that gives maintenance and reliability personnel the control they need to:
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