How to Identify the Source of Oil Contamination

“We use a premium hydraulic oil in our hydraulic system, but copper continues to trend up. It is now at 200 parts per million. The equipment manufacturer says the only copper in the system is the tube in the heat exchanger. Could the copper be leaching into the oil?”

 

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Controlling Hydraulic Oil Temperatures

With cooler weather on the way, you may not be too worried about rising oil temperatures, but the fact is, any industrial hydraulic system running higher than 140 degrees is too hot.

 

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