Engine lubricant analysis

Type of analysis:

All lubricants for combustion engines in all business sectors.

Benefits of this type of analysis

icp analyses huile moteurEngine diagnosis by means of lubricant analysis is common practice. By taking these measurements, we can anticipate faults, plan maintenance, optimise settings and increase change frequencies. This applies to marine and automotive engines, generators, railways, civil engineering, military and all other applications. With regular analysis, the service life of the lubricant can be extended, therefore reducing oil purchases. What’s more, you can optimise maintenance of your equipment and thus reduce downtime following incidents.
Engine lubricant analysis can also be used as a tool for expert appraisal when selling second-hand equipment or during disputes.
Of course, our response time is three working days (excluding analysis package); we will contact you if there is a serious fault and are always available to discuss the results. Our independence is your guarantee of efficiency.

Measurements taken:

Usually

  • Viscosity at 100°C
  • Water content
  • Sooty matter content
  • Dilution ratio
  • Wear and additional metals

Options

  • Total Basic Number (TBN)
  • Pentane insolubles
  • Ash content (sulphated, oxidised)
  • Conradson carbon residue
  • Sulphation, nitration, oxidation using FTIR
  • Particle counting

Example of an analysis report :

 

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