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The Importance of Oil Condition Monitoring in the Rail Sector

The Importance of Oil Condition Monitoring in the Rail Sector

As the demand for railway transportation continues to grow at a rapid pace, the testing, monitoring and analysis of the condition of oils, coolants and greases is fundamental to the safety and consistency of locomotives. In order to minimise disruption on the railway, lubricants need to be monitored regularly to identify that the asset is fit for purpose and operation. While the cost of monitoring may seem excessive, particularly when railway operations seem to be running smoothly, the benefits of oil monitoring far outweigh the initial spend.…

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Keeping Things Moving with Oil Testing

Keeping Things Moving with Oil Testing

Lubricants and coolants are an essential component to any moving part. In any industry, including transport, manufacturing and energy generation, equipment failure can be costly and/or dangerous. The testing and analysis of oils, coolants and greases is vital to ensure machinery is effectively lubricated for safe, cost-effective performance and to guarantee the longevity of an asset’s lifespan.…

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