Class of Particles - Part III

Fluid or Particle Wear 
Abrasive wear particles are typically formed from cutting of a hard, sharp particles or from severe sliding. Abrasive particles can also form as a result of a bearing or gear misalignment. Two body abrasive wear can be due to a misalignment or an asperity of a harder metal component which allows gouging the opposite rotating softer metal.

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Mixing Oils and Strange Math

There are times when someone accidentally adds the wrong oil to the oil reservoir. If the oils are the same viscosity and the manufacturers have determined that they are compatible then the only issue may be when a sample is submitted and the organometallic additives of the blend do not agree with the information that was put on the sample identification form.

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ALS is offering a series of oil analysis training workshops that will be conducted in our laboratories conveniently located in North America, Australia & New Zealand. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to improve the oil and condition monitoring sectors of their in-house maintenance programs.

These workshops are specifically designed for maintenance professionals, lubrication and maintenance engineers, plant technicians, tradespeople and fitters, and other condition monitoring personnel. All workshops include training materials, lunch, and a tour of the local ALS laboratory.

Don't miss this opportunity to interact with our expert trainers and other maintenance professionals. Registration is on a first-come, first served basis, so register early to secure a spot in the workshop of your choice!
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ALS is the leading fluid analysis provider globally. For over half a century, customers have relied on us for comprehensive oil, fuel, coolant, metalworking and consulting services.

ALS offers standard analysis packages and over 150 specialized ASTM tests that cover any combination of conditions, fluids and applications. Our highly experienced professionals and accredited laboratories are dedicated to delivering unmatched services with quality results that are cost effective and prompt. Strategically located, ALS facilities provide regional access to testing services globally.

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