Recommendations for a Perfect Sampling Procedure

Information is provided in four sections, please use the color coded menu to the left.


  • IN MOTION: if possible, while the machine is still running;
  • WHEN IT'S HOT: even if the machine is no longer running, sample the oil within 30 minutes from the shutdown, at the working temperature (max. 80 ° C);
  • DO NOT: sample after an oil change, or after significant oil refilling;
  • SAMPLE REGULARLY: with intervals (hours or km) optimized based on:
    • Critical issues of the machine in the production process;
    • Repair costs in case of unexpected failure;
    • Harshness of operational conditions, level of contamination, cycles of use, oil changes.