Lubrication Sampling and Analysis

Lubrication Sampling and Analysis

Updated Jan 21, 2021

 After this lesson, you will be able to explain the importance of lubrication sampling and describe basic techniques used to collect lubricant samples. In addition, you will be able to explain how to use lubrication schedules to ensure proper preventative maintenance.

• List four benefits of frequent lubricant sampling

• Describe the basic procedure for taking a lubrication sample

• Explain the purpose of sample labels

• Identify four things that commonly contaminate lubricants

• Describe five tasks you must perform when inspecting a lubricant

• List six basic tests that can be performed on an oil sample