Is it Thermal Failure or Oxidation?

Is it Thermal Failure or Oxidation? Quite often, when any type of deposit occurs in a lubrication system, the first assumption is that there is varnish in the oil. Typically, this is followed by the next assumption that oxidation caused this varnish. On the contrary, many types of deposits exist and each nature of deposit […]

Monitoring Degradation in Aircraft Lubricants

Monitoring Degradation in Aircraft Lubricants Equipment failure in any industry has negative impacts. Within the aircraft industry, the consequences and risks associated with failure can triple. However, if military operations are now added to the mix, these risks of failure have increased exponentially! In this blog, we take a look at ways of monitoring the […]

A Closer Look at Varnish

A Closer Look at Varnish Varnish is one of the most used words within the industry although it can exist in many varying forms. Degradation products have very complex compositions and unique physical characteristics. Not all forms of varnish are created equally but most of the issues surrounding varnish remain the same. Typically, the presence […]