How to Perform Oil Analysis

Oil analysis provides a glimpse inside your engine to gauge lubricant and component condition without so much as removing a bolt or bloodying a knuckle. Here’s how to do it.



Why Does Motor Oil Turn Black?

Oil change

Find out why motor oil turns black and how that may affect your engine and, more importantly, if it signals the time for an oil change.



Does it Matter Which Brand of Motor Oil You Use?

How to Dispose Motor Oil

The Internet is abuzz over the latest Blackstone Labs newsletter. OK, “abuzz” may be a stretch. But the newsletter certainly has sent the motor oil geeks among us into a tizzy. The distinguished oil analysis laboratory sought to answer the age-old question: Does it really matter which brand of motor oil your use?



Oil Analysis – Making Sense of Used-Oil Reports

Pouring Motor oil

Analysis of used oil provides insights into the health of the oil and filters as well as the equipment. While the benefits of analysis are clear, making sense of the report you receive can be a challenge. Unpacking the elements of a typical report is a great way to improve clarity. Each oil analysis lab has a slightly different report layout and you should check with your analysis lab if you have

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Oil Analysis Kits Available from Oil Analyzers INC.

Oil Analyzers INC

Oil Analyzers INC. offers its Value Kit that tests four vital areas of motor oil condition. It’s the perfect option when you don’t need a full oil-analysis report.