Charts & References

Common Wear Mechanisms

Common Wear Mechanisms

Common wear mechanisms in industrial equipment and the recommended oil analysis tests to identify them.

Oil Analysis Checklist

Oil Analysis Checklist

Get a better understanding of the basic oil analysis tests and what they can tell you about the state of your equipment.

Oil Analysis Report

Reading the Oil Analysis Report

Learn how to read the Fluid Life Oil Analysis Sample Report.

Potential Source of Spectrometry Metals

Spectrometry Metals

Get a better understanding of the potential sources of spectrometry metals.

Understanding ISO Particle Counts

ISO Particle Counts

Get a better understanding of ISO Particle Counts in this handy reference document.

Target ISO Cleanlines Codes

Target ISO Cleanliness Codes

Learn about recommended target ISO cleanliness codes and media selection.

Wear Metal Origins

Wear Metal Origins

Learn which wear metals affect the different components in mobile equipment.

White papers

Tier 4 Engines prelim findings

Tier 4 Engines: Preliminary Findings

Learn how tighter emissions regulations are changing your oil and what you can do about it.

Impact of Water Contamination on Lubricants

Impact of Water Contamination on Lubricants

Effects, tests and recommended best practices for minimizing contamination.

Monitoring Turbine Oil Condition

Monitoring Turbine Oil Condition

Learn why regular monitoring is important for peak turbine oil performance.