The single greatest cause of oil not performing as it should is fluid contamination.

Hydraulic fluid contamination: The greatest danger to your system

Friday, October 3, 2014

David Marlowe • Owner/CEO • DMAR Technical Training and DMAR Business Centers When conducting a class on hydraulic and lube oil systems, I often find that the students…

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NFPA’s Webinar “Better Contamination Control Through Better Contamination Measurement”

Monday, October 22, 2012

Particle counting properly done is a tool for managing maintenance costs and ensuring reliable operation of machinery that uses hydraulics. Particle counting done incorrectly can lead to unnecessary…

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Bosch Rexroth – Oil Cleanliness Booklet

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Bosch Rexroth has published a new booklet to help technicians determine sources of problems with hydraulic systems and understand the basics of contamination control and recognize the importance…

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Eaton’s Vickers® Fluid Analysis Service

Monday, November 22, 2010

Although hydraulic fluids are produced under clean conditions, by the time they have been stored, transported and transferred into a customer’s system they are nearly always contaminated with metal and rubber particles.

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Driflex™ Oil Conditioning System

Monday, November 22, 2010

The Driflex Oil Conditioning System for complete removal of free, emulsified and dissolved water from a wide variety of industrial and mobile lubrication and hydraulic systems. On average, oil contamination from dirt and water causes 70-80% of lubricated equipment wear and failures.

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Designing for Long Life Helps You Eliminate 80% of Hydraulic System Problems

Monday, November 22, 2010

It’s easy. All you have to do is start with clean fluid and keep it that way. Dirty fluid really causes 80% of hydraulic system failures. But there is a big difference between knowing the cause of a problem and eliminating it.

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