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How Oil Sampling Helps Maintain a Healthy Compressed Air System

By Cody Leatherman - Released on May 25, 2023
Oil sampling can help engineers keep their compressed air systems running efficiently.

Oil sampling is a great predictive maintenance tool to keep the compressor running reliably. Cody Leatherman, Product Manager of Consumable Products at Hitachi Global Air Power explains the ins and outs of oil sampling including how and how often to pull samples. Leatherman also details what is covered in the oil sample analysis from acid numbers to viscosity readings to elemental spectroscopy and more.

Read more in the May issue of Plant Engineering magazine.

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