1972-02-01

A User's Experience with Oil Analysis 720373

Oil analysis is a maintenance tool that shows great promise in the construction and aggregate industries. Properly administered, it can save the user much money through reduced maintenance costs and improved machine availability.
The paper describes an analysis program based on the reporting of periodic samplings taken in order to determine the presence of contaminants in the lubricants of various compartments of heavy-duty equipment. Locations of excessive wear can also be identified. When the oil sample program is operational, a monitor maintenance program serves to let the customer recognize and treat minor problems before they become major problems.
Preliminary statistics are cited, indicating the new program's performance to date, and difficulties encountered are noted.

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