LubeWatch Oil Analysis
The best maintenance is preventive maintenance. Chevron’s LubeWatch Oil Analysis Program gives equipment maintenance managers critical information about the performance of lubricants in all mobile and heavy industrial applications.
OIL ANALYSIS CAN HELP YOUR EQUIPMENT RUN BETTER LONGER
LubeWatch oil analysis enables you to track the performance of equipment that is the lifeblood of your business. Through regular oil analysis, equipment life and oil replacement intervals can be optimised and lubricant needs can be identified, and the changing environment within the equipment can be monitored.
This knowledge helps in the precise scheduling of maintenance work that can reduce downtime or even eliminate the risk of catastrophic failure.
Building reliability into day-to-day business operations takes commitment. We should know. At Chevron, we’ve created a corporate culture that revolves around safety and reliability. We combine that with our legacy of industry-leading innovation in product formulation. Operating safely and reliably is an extension of who we are, and it sets us apart from lubricant suppliers that just talk about reliability. At Chevron, we live it.
MAINTENANCE FACTS OF OIL ANALYSIS PROGRAM USERS:
Maximise equipment uptime through the use of oil analysis.*
Find that using information from oil analysis test results to improve their maintenance program helps their equipment perform more reliably.*
Have used oil analysis test results to optimise oil drain intervals up to two times that of the standard drain.*
Report that scheduled downtime saves money compared to the cost of unexpected equipment failures.*
*POLARIS OUTLOOK 2015 Benchmark Study for the Oil Analysis Industry.
Submitting oil or other lubricants for LubeWatch oil analysis is simple. Just get in touch with the local sales office or an authorised Texaco distributor who will help you set up an online LubeWatch account and supply you with the sampling kits.
After you’ve taken a sample, send it back to the lab in the pre-addressed LubeWatch envelope supplied. Most sample tests will be completed within 48 hours of receipt. You can receive results via e-mail or access them online.