Ridgeline’s New Fluid-Analysis Program Helps Predict Equipment Problems
July 11, 2022 – Ridgeline, Parkland Corporation’s (Parkland) quality, high-performance lubricant brand, has launched the Ridgeline Fluids Analysis program for maintenance professionals who need to detect engine problems before they occur.
The program provides a comprehensive analysis of equipment’s used oil and other fluids every time they’re changed in order to explain an engine’s performance level over time.
Going beyond just oil analysis, Ridgeline also offers coolant, fuel, and diesel exhaust fluid analysis from a user-friendly app and website.
“Ridgeline prides itself on offering lubricants and fluids that produce exceptional quality, reliability, and high performance for your equipment,” said Tom McClary, director of lubricants and specialty products at Parkland. “The Ridgeline Fluids Analysis program adds another pillar of reliability to the Ridgeline brand by giving customers a window into their engine and helping keep small maintenance problems small.”
Customers of the fluids analysis program ship four to six ounces of used oil or fluid to the Ridgeline laboratory in a QR-code-labeled test tube for analysis of more than 25 analytes to detect wear and contamination and determine fluid condition.
The test tube can be tracked and labeled in the app, where results will be shared. The program returns results in 24 to 48 hours and provides a quick, accurate trend analysis explaining the engine’s integrity.
The program offers two packages: Base and Summit. Pricing is based on equipment needs and geography. It’s an affordable and important asset to any maintenance program, especially when compared to the cost of component failure and replacement.
For more information about Ridgeline lubricants, visit www.ridgelinelubricants.com.