Exploring Methods for Antioxidants, Oil and Condition Monitoring in Tribology

August 22, 2023
10:00 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m. EDT / 18:00 BST / 19:00 CEST - Duration: 60 Minutes


Effective oil and condition monitoring enables proactive maintenance strategies and minimizes unexpected failures of machinery such as turbines. By closely monitoring the condition of lubricating oils, maintenance professionals can reduce downtime, extend equipment lifespan and identify potential issues before they escalate. Antioxidants are often added to mitigate these issues, which makes monitoring these chemicals critical for equipment performance. 

Join Paul Swan, Technical Manager, APAC at ALS Tribology, and Larry Tucker, Director of Norms and Standards at Metrohm USA, as they discuss vital aspects of oil and condition monitoring and the importance of antioxidants in tribology. Gain valuable knowledge on ASTM methods and discover the latest insights into improvements being made in these areas.  

Key Learning Objectives:
  • Importance of antioxidants in lubricants and their impact on equipment performance
  • How to use voltammetry as a tool to monitor remaining useful life on antioxidants in lubricating oils
  • Importance of oil analysis in predictive maintenance strategies
  • Understanding the significance of condition monitoring in preventing unexpected failures
  • Insights into developments aimed at refining ASTM methods
Who Should Attend:
  • Anyone currently monitoring remaining useful life of antioxidants in lubricating oils
  • Anyone using ASTM methods for oil and condition monitoring
  • Laboratories, equipment manufacturers, oil and additive producers and electric utilities looking to monitor oil conditioning and antioxidant levels in use

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Paul Swan
Technical Manager APAC, Australian Laboratory Services
Larry Tucker
Director of Norms and Standards
Metrohm USA
Melissa O'Meara
Forensic Science Consultant
C&EN Media Group


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