Oil is key to maximizing uptime. But you might be making an assumption about
new oil—one that’s hiding the real reason why your first line of defense against
breakdowns is failing.
Have you checked the third spec?
Typical new oils meet specs for performance and viscosity—but
not cleanliness. That third spec is compromising your
equipment and costing your business.
Particle contamination is the leading cause of machine failure. And it doesn’t take much to contaminate oil and shorten component life.
Here’s how easy it is for typical new oil to acquire up to 32x more contaminant particles than what OEMs deem acceptable