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Quaker supports customers with an analysis program. Testing regimens have been developed for each QUINTOLUBRIC® product that will assist customers in maintaining both the fluid and hydraulic components in top operating condition.

For HFA emulsions/solutions the following tests are performed:

  1. Appearance
  2. Concentration
  3. pH
  4. Bacteria
  5. Fungi
  6. Recommended Actions

It is recommended to perform the above-mentioned analyses on HFA emulsion/solutions at least 4 times per year. Furthermore it recommended to at least check the concentration on site every day.

For HFC fluids the following tests are performed:

  1. Appearance
  2. Viscosity
  3. pH
  4. Reserve Alkalinity
  5. Particle Counts (ISO 4406)
  6. Wear Metals Analysis

It is recommended to perform the above-mentioned analyses on HFC fluids at least 4 times per year.

For HFD Fluids the following tests are performed:

  1. Appearance
  2. Acid Number
  3. Viscosity
  4. Moisture Content (%/ppm)
  5. Particle Count
  6. Recommended Actions

It is recommended to perform the above-mentioned analyses on HFD fluid at least 2 times per year.

Additional testing is available for problem solving. Quaker has a fully equipped analytical laboratory that can be called upon to guide both service personnel and customers in getting the optimum performance from their QUINTOLUBRIC® hydraulic fluids. In all cases, please mark the sample bottle properly with:

  1. Date
  2. Company name
  3. System name or code
  4. Fluid name in use
  5. Name and e-mail address of sender

Cost for analyses depend on region.

The analyses can be arranged by sending a sample of at least 500 ml to:

Europe, Middle East, Africa North America South America Asia Australia
Quaker Chemical BV Industrieweg 7 1422 AH Uithoorn The Netherlands FAO : QSG-lab Qtrack details FAO : Qtrack * Quaker Chemical Indústria e Comércio Ltda Av. 44.178, Campo Grande CEP 23078-001 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil FAO : Lab name Quaker Chemical (China) Co., Ltd. No. 619 TianYing Rd Qingpu Industrial Park Shanghai, China 201700 FAO : Lab name Oil Check 95 Clapham Road Sefton NSW 2162 Australia FAO : Bill Gunnings

Results are typically transmitted within 3-4 days of receipt of sample. The cost for one standard analysis report is $50 USD. To take advantage of this service, please follow these instructions:

  1. Order a QUINTOLUBRIC® sampling kit through Quaker’s Order Services Department (U.S.) at: Telephone: 610.832.7815 or Fax: 610.832.4495.
  2. Use only the sample bottles supplied in the kit.
  3. Complete all labels and paperwork supplied with the kit
  4. Follow safe packaging instructions provided

Each sampling kit contains everything needed for three standard QUINTOLUBRIC® analyses. The kits cost $150.00 USD, which prepays the cost of the analysis and report for each of the three samples.