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Lubricants & Coolants

When it comes to in-service analyzers, like most things, when they run smoothly, everybody wins. That’s why we’ve created simple and reliable analytical solutions for lubricants and coolants. From instruments and accessories to software, service and support – all help you minimize downtime and maximize lab efficiency.

For more than 60 years, PerkinElmer has provided robust, easy-to-use solutions. And that promise continues. Whether you’re researching and developing tribology innovations, analyzing physical characteristics or chemical profile, detecting wear and contaminants, or testing for fluid additives; our trusted solutions help you to increase your laboratory throughput and accelerate results for your customers. The various testing solutions in use are atomic spectroscopy (ICP-OES), infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), UV/Vis spectroscopy (UV/Vis) gas chromatography (GC) as well as automation options.

Lubricants and Coolants Spotlight

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Analysis of Oil Additives Following ASTM D4951 with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

When blending base oils and additives for use as lubricants, it is important to know and control the concentrations of certain elements for optimal performance ...
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A Novel Approach to Analysis of In-Service Lubricants for Particle Size/Count and Metal Content

Particle counting is becoming a more routine tool for lubricant condition monitoring and maintenance programs to better identify particles of certain sizes and ...
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Industrial Equipment Failure Analysis Using FT-IR Microscopic Techniques

Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectroscopy is used routinely in the analysis of both new and in-service lubricants to determine chemical attributes such as ...
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Determination of DBPC and DBP in Transformer Insulating Oil According to ASTM D2668 and IEC 60666

Transformer insulating oil is often exposed to high temperatures due to the high voltage electrical applications for which it is commonly used. As a result, ins ...
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Raising the bar in FT-IR: Getting the most out of On-site Oil Condition Monitoring

Oil inevitably degrades with use and is exposed to various sources of contamination. The benefits of oil condition monitoring can be further increased by comple ...
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CAT Dealer Improves Workflow Thanks to PerkinElmer’s LPC 500 Liquid Particle Counter

Read this case study to learn how a Caterpillar dealer, with 39 years of experience in the lubricants industry, improved test result accuracy and increased turn ...
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Lubricant Testing Solutions Interactive Brochure

Increasing demands for efficiency, productivity, data quality, and profitability pose ongoing challenges for lubricant testing labs, like yours. Whether you nee ...
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Analysis of In-Service Oils Following ASTM D5185 with the Avio 550 Max ICP-OES

Globally, heavy machinery is used in construction, mining, and a variety of other areas. As the scale of the operations increase, the size, complexity, and cost ...
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Lubricant Testing Overview

This short animated video walks you through lubricant testing challenges and analytical testing solutions
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Used-Oil Analysis Resources On-Demand

Learn to use FT-IR and the OilExpress 4 system to perform simple and effective analyses on used oils.
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VIDEO: Alonso and the Alpine F1 Team - Engine Condition Monitoring

Watch this short video on engine condition monitoring and quality control of fuels and lubricants featuring Renault’s Alpine F1 team and driver Fernando Alonso. ...
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Determination of Nitrite levels in Engine Coolant

A major cause of engine failure behind lubricant failure is that of the coolant. Formulations of engine coolant (also known as antifreeze) consist of glycol, wa ...
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Analysis of In-Service Coolants Following ASTM D6130 with the Avio 550 Max ICP-OES

To maintain healthy engines, both their lubricants and coolants need to be changed or monitored regularly. Lubricant analysis for additives and wear metals by I ...
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4 Types of Coolant Analysis Infographic

n this poster infographic, we examine 4 types of laboratory workflow for analyzing in-service coolants used in motor engines and electric vehicles. Get a useful ...
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