When to perform oil and fluid analysis on agricultural machinery?

The importance of performing oil and fluid analysis has been gaining more and more attention from professionals involved in the maintenance area.

After all, the success of the agricultural activity depends directly on the good performance of the equipment. For this reason, investing in predictive maintenance techniques such as oil and fluid analysis is essential to improve agribusiness results.

To help with this process we have prepared a list of 7 oils and fluids that you need to monitor in your agricultural fleet.

Meet 7 oils andfluids to monitor on agricultural machinery

1 – Engine oil;
2 – Hydraulic oil;
3 – Differential oil;
4 – Transmission oil
5 – Coolant
6 – Grease
7 – Diesel

When to perform oil and fluid analysis on agricultural machinery?

To learn more about the analysis collection period we recommend that you consult a POC Filters specialist.

If you prefer you can follow the Collection Plan that we put below, in it you will find average indications (in hours) of the manufacturers for fluid monitoring in agricultural machines:

Combinesanalysis of oils and fluids

1 – Engine oil – every 250 hours
2 – Hydraulic oil – every 500 hours
3 – Differential oil – every 500 hours
4 – Transmission oil – every 500 hours
5 – Radiator – every 1000 hours

Tractors analysis of oils and fluids

1 – Engine oil – every 250 hours
2 – Hydraulic oil – every 500 hours
3 – Differential oil – every 500 hours
4 – Axles – every 500 hours
5 – Transmission oil – every 500 hours
6 – Radiator – every 1000 hours

Sugarcane Harvestersanalysis of oils and fluids

1 – Engine oil – every 250 hours
2 – Hydraulic oil – every 500 hours
3 – Final Reduction – every 500 hours
4 – Radiator – every 1000 hours
5 – Transmission oil – every 500 hours
6 – Chipper roller – every 500 hours

Cotton harvesteranalysis of oils and fluids

1 – Engine oil – every 250 hours
2 – Hydraulic oil – every 500 hours
3 – Differential oil – every 500 hours
4 – Transmission oil – every 500 hours
5 – Radiator – every 1000 hours

Sprayanalysis of oils and fluids

1 – Engine oil – every 250 hours
2 – Hydraulic oil – every 500 hours
3 – Differential oil – every 500 hours
4 – Radiator – every 1000 hours

Monitoring of contamination in diesel oil

For diesel oil there is no minimum monitoring period, the ideal is to avoid fuel contamination to reduce damage to the machines.

Access the free stuff and see an ebook on contamination control and oil filtration.

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