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Root Cause Analysis

If a fluid is failing prematurely or not providing expected performance, Fluitec’s consulting team is brought in for detailed investigation. Root cause analysis always involves detailed oil and deposit analysis but may also include several specialized analytical tools to identify the cause of failures and develop and strategy to mitigate the issue. Our root cause analysis is typically focused on fluid failure or machinery failure.

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Specialized Testing

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Our analysis begins where most oil labs ends. We put together specialized testing slates such as:

  • Deposit Characterization and Analysis
  • Detailed new and in-service lubricant analysis using specialized tools such as NMR and GPC.
  • Oil Performance Prediction tests designed to compare new formulations as they undergo thermal stress

Consulting and Problem Solving

Having a full understanding of what has happened, is happening and next steps to ensure it doesn't happen again is key to reducing risk and increasing reliability.  Putting together route cause analysis, specialized testing along with Fluitec's deep technical knowledge of how fluids fail and the impact on operation, our consultative services are extremely valuable to Plant Managers and Reliability Engineers at all levels and industries.

Lubrication Training

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Our Rotating Equipment Lubrication course provides the most advanced and up-to-date knowledge available to assist plants through these changing times. Today's rotating equipment provides a stressful environment for lubes to survive in. Formulations are evolving. Equipment duty cycles are changing.

Whether you want to come to us or for us to provide tailored training for your company our Lubrication training provides the latest technical information to help navigate through these changes.

Leading operations view their lubricants as an asset rather than a consumable. This change in mindset results in longer lasting, higher performing lubes - translating to increased reliability and lower O&M costs. This course is the catalyst to change how your company views your lubricants.

RULER Training

Fluitec depth media filters, constructed of specially formulated cellulose media and inorganic filter aids, provide reliable particle retention and enhanced throughput for superior performance in

  • Background of RULER
  • How the technology works
  • What you can do with RULER
  • Set up
  • Sample preparation
  • Running standards
  • Running in-service fluid
  • Analysis
  • Interpreting results
  • Creating Reports
  • Software RDMS installation, application and usage.
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MPC Training

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The MPC Color instrument allows real time on-site determination of the condition of your lubricant. Data results are captured and stored in text and audio captions for quick analysis. The MPC Color packs tremendous science into a convenient and extremely accurate package.  Understanding how to prepare and run the MPC is only half the battle... interpreting the results and what action to take makes the investment in this equipment that much more valuable.

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