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How to Read Your Oil Analysis Report

So you’ve purchased an oil analysis test kit and sent it back to our lab. Now what? Within 2 business days, you can expect to receive an email from us with the results. Though it’s easy to reap the benefits of regularly testing oil samples from your equipment, analyzing those results can be pretty confusing. Keep in mind that an analysis consists of countless data, so it’s easy to get lost if you aren’t sure exactly what to look at. In this blog post, we’ll look at three main areas you should focus on in regards to the oil report. Viscosity - This is the single most important factor in effectively lubricating your equipment. Oil that’s too thin won’t provide...

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