An Increase could indicate
OXIDATION or THERMAL DEGREDATION
A Decrease could indicate
the presence of CONTAMINATION
or that your OIL IS SHEARING
This, among other things
provides an indication of your
LUBRICANTS SERVICE LIFE
Factors which can affect Acidity include
HEAT, AIR, & WATER
Our Technicians are measuring
Too much contamination can lead to
RUST AND CORROSION of
Elemental Analysis shows
PPM of WEAR MATERIALS
& ADDITIVE METALS
This can indicate
UNDESIRED COMPONENT WEAR
& PERFORMANCE OF ADDITIVES
A colour coded scale ranging in severity from 0-4. The overall report severity is based on comments, and not just individual test results.
Information about the account, component, sample, filter, lubricant, and additional (optional) information which can include the time at which the sample was taken of the initials of the person taking the sample.
An analysis of the test reults, including maintenance recommendations & feedback from our data analysis team.
Detects wear particles, contaminants, multi-source melals, & additive metals.
Information about the sample which is considered by the data analyst; Date Sampled, Date Receieved, Lube Time, Unit Time, Lube Change, Lube Added, & filter Change.
Additional tests will be performed based on the fluid type and test package ordered.
Results with a coloured background that coordinates with the severity scale located on the first page.
Test fields with blue font contain a hyperlink to a description with additional information about the test, including possible sources.
A This portion must be logged online and must be completed each time you submit a sample. More detail provided = A more accurate and detailed analysis of your component
B Component registration only needs to be completed once, usually the first time you submit a sample for each component.
C Attach one barcode to the sample jar and retain the other for your records. If you logged your sample online, the barcode will contain all required sample information needed for processing.
D Place the Edmonton, AB address label on the (black) mailer bottle and send your package off to our lab. Remember to always use a trackable shipping service when sending us samples!
WHY IS IT CALLED A
THE VARIOUS LOCATIONS
TO PULL A SAMPLE FROM
WHAT ARE SOME