BioKem Oil Services and OFS meeting the Gold Standard for oil filtration

We have found that the large standard 840X filter elements on the VDOPS to have the best filtration capability of any filters we have used including the large players such…

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Has your Lubricating Oil got Gas?

Entrained gas can reduce your oil lubrication effectiveness by up to 80% Entrained gas reduces the efficiency of your lube oil, which can have negative consequences on the machinery it…

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How to Increase the Longevity of your Lube Oil

Use this 13 Point Checklist To Double Your Equipment Life Here is your checklist to use or direct to your staff… Checklist Are breathers installed on all our lube tanks?…

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Case Study – Power Station Steam (Boiler) Feed Pump Lube Oil

The devastating effect of water on your lube oil additives BioKem recently completed a lubrication purification role at one of Australias large coal fired power stations. BioKem had previously assisted…

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Can equipment last forever if lube oil is perfectly clean?

Up to 19 Times Greater Equipment Life Just from clean oil! The obvious answer is No, as there are other influencing factors that impact on equipment life such as start-up…

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The Hidden Dangers of Topping Up Your Lube Oil

Stop! Don’t Blend Your Lube Oils Until You Have Read This You may not know it, but if your machine is a more than a few years old, your oil…

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Moisture could be your No. 1 Lube Oil Problem

If moisture is >300ppm, BAD things are happening in Your lube system If you have ever worried about moisture levels in your lubrication oil, you are rightly concerned. Waters interaction…

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New Lubricating Oil can Damage Your Machinery

Next time that you see a tote of brand new oil arrive from the supplier, crack the lid and have a look in the top hatch. If the oil is…

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How do you know if you have varnish in your lube system?

Lubricant breakdown accounts for more than 50% of your machine failures The Problem Premature failure from lubricant breakdown is the most common cause of machinery failure, because it is largely…

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Your Lube Lab Reports are Your Early Warning System

5 Important Indicators for Action To get the longest possible life out of your lube oil without risking damage to your equipment, it is necessary to conduct regular analysis and…

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