Oil condition monitoring and testing in the Middle East and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Intertek United Arab Emirates (UAE) provides complete lubricant analysis and oil condition monitoring testing (OCM) for lubricant and fluid quality and equipment maintenance programs, supporting clients in the Middle East and beyond. Intertek provides effective OCM programs designed to meet your needs, providing for the early detection of mechanical issues which could lead to the costly machinery failures and downtime if left untreated.

Intertek monitors the conditions of client fluids, oils and lubricants, including compressors, transformers, diesel and petrol engines, generators, turbines, gearboxes and hydraulic systems.

Internal Combustion Engine Lubricant Tests:
  • Appearance, Visual
  • Ash Content, ASTM D482, IP 4
  • Ash, Sulphated, ASTM D874, IP 163
  • Acid Number, ASTM D664
  • Base Number, ASTM D2896, IP 276
  • Colour, ASTM D1500, IP 196
  • Conradson Carbon Residue,. ASTM D189, IP 13
  • Cold Cranking Viscosity, ASTM D5293
  • Chloride, UOP 779
  • Contamination Index, Discrepancy Video photometer
  • Density, ASTM D1298, IP 160, ASTM D4052
  • Flash Point, ASTM D92, IP 36, D3828,  ASTM D93, IP 34
  • Foaming Characteristics ASTM D892, IP 146
  • Fuel Dilution Test (Gasoline), FTIR
  • Glycol Content, FTIR 
  • Insolubles (Pentane/Toluene), ASTM D893
  • FT-IR Scan IR
  • Metals ppm, Full Scan (21 Elements) ASTM D5185
  • Metals ppm, Full Scan (13 Elements)
  • Microbiological Contamination, IP 385
  • Nitrogen Content, ASTM D3228, D5762
  • Nitration FTIR
  • Oxidation FTIR
  • Pour Point, ASTM D97, IP 15
  • Sulphur Content, ASTM D4294, D5443
  • Soot FTIR
  • Total Solids, IP 316
  • Viscosity, Kinematic cSt, ASTM D445, IP 71
  • Water Content, ASTM D95, D6304, IP 74 
    Transformer Oil Analysis:
    • Appearance, Visual
    • Acidity, ASTM D974
    • Breakdown Voltage, KV IEC 60156
    • Copper (Corrosive), ASTM D1275B
    • Density, ASTM D4052
    • Dissipation Factor IEC 60247
    • Specific Resistance (Resistivity) IEC 60247, IEC 60247
    • Flash Point, ASTM D93
    • Pour Point, ASTM D97
    • Viscosity, Kinematic cSt, ASTM D445
    • Water Content ppm, ASTM D1533
    • Interfacial Tension, ASTM D971
    • Dissolved Gases,  ASTM D3612-C 
    • Transformer Oil Testing

    Brake fluid and Engine Coolants Testing:

    • Appearance, Visual
    • ERBP (Dry),  ASTM D1120
    • Ph, Acidity
    • Viscosity, Kinematic cSt, ASTM D445
    • Water Content, ASTM D1364