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The Membrane Patch Colorimetry (MPC) test is a quick, cost-effective way of assessing your oil’s varnish potential.

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.

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Tremendous Innovation packed into an unassuming package

Some of the features of the MPC Color include:

  • A surface preview capability with built-in calibration tile
  • Produces results in 1.8 seconds
  • Enough memory to store data for up to 350 samples and 20 standards
  • Connects to your PC via USB connection for ease of data transfer and charging
  • Reports color values in CIE, the same scale used in ASTM D7843
  • Includes trend results software called CapSure©
  • It provides repeatable and stable measurements that are not affected by surface irregularities
  • A light weight hand held device making the MPC Color as comfortable in the laboratory or in the plant
  • Employs independent tri-directional 25 LED light source with 8 different visible illuminations

MPC Color + MPC Patch

Do you want to test your oil’s varnish potential in the lab or on your plant floor? Your choice.
Combining the MPC Color with the MPC Patch allows you to test fluids wherever you’d like. A portable, rugged and compact design provides great flexibility.

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