November 2022

Identifying The Root Cause Of Oil Degradation

Oil Degradation is one of the most important concerns for industries today. It is a complex process that occurs when oil reacts with oxygen, water, and other chemicals to produce toxic substances. Timely identifying the root cause can save from equipment failure, unplanned downtime, and significant costs, less component life-cycle, environmental damages. Root Cause Analysis for Oil Degradation is a process of understanding the root cause of the degradation problem and taking action to rectify it...
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RoHS Compliance Analysis For Electrical Equipment At Chem-Tech Laboratories

RoHS stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. It is a European Union Directive that prohibits the use of certain substances in electronic equipment for human and environmental protection from hazardous substances. RoHS compliance analysis is a process in which the product to be analyzed is checked for substances that are banned under the RoHS directive. Hazardous Chemicals That RoHS Directive Restricts To Certain Levels Lead (Pb) Mercury (Hg) Cadmium (Cd) Hexavalent Chromium (Cr(VI)) Poly...
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4 Key Benefits of Proper Lubricant Monitoring and Analysis

Lubricants are a crucial substance in any mechanical rotating machinery. They reduce the friction between two surfaces and allow the parts to rotate or move smoothly, reduce the heat and vibration, increase the machine’s efficiency, and extend its life. Without lubricants, the machine can eventually wear out and stop functioning. This is true for all machines. Hence, an effective program for lubricant monitoring and analysis is important. It ensures that the machine lubricants reinforce sm...
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Understanding Water Contamination In Lubricants

Lubricants help to reduce friction between two surfaces. This reduces wear on the surface of an object and extends its life. Lubricants are also very important for certain machines because they help to keep them running smoothly without any interruptions. They are used in a variety of applications, including automotive engines, general machines, industrial machinery,  and moving parts in general. Water is one of the most common contaminants found in oil-based lubricants. It acts as a corr...
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Importance Of Fuel Quality Testing (Diesel, Biodiesel, And Biofuel)

Fuel contamination can be devastating for a business and the environment. In most cases, it is a result of poor storage, transport, handling practices and more. The most common way to reduce fuel contamination is by taking precautionary measures such as ensuring that tanks are not overfilled and that all equipment used for fueling is properly maintained. However, it does not guarantee fresh and good-to-use fuel. You must choose fuel quality testing measures to ensure the fuel is ideal for use in...
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