Fluid analysis service optimizes filtration processes
Targeted for industrial applications, a new contamination control solution provides a snapshot of what is happening inside a piece of equipment. Users can gauge the condition of lubricant and identify component wear and contamination in virtually any industrial application.
Having debuted at the 2008 CON-EXPO/CON-AGG and IFPE Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, Donaldson Company’s improved Fluid Analysis Service is targeted for industrial applications. The new contamination control solution is reported to provide a complete snapshot of what is happening inside a piece of equipment.
The service allows users to gauge the condition of lubricant and identify component wear and contamination in virtually any industrial application. Test reports color code individual results by severity, highlighting for users areas of significant concern. Graphical representations of fluid cleanliness levels, along with a Target ISO Chart accompanied by an image of the photomicropatch, are done on each sample.
The service posts results for view online almost immediately after testing is complete. Problem summary reports and data mining capabilities help users identify areas for improvement in their daily maintenance practices. For more information, click here .
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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