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Contaminants will always accumulate in your fluids. Consider water, which is the most common source of contamination in oil-based process fluids and lubrication. Free water and emulsified water aren’t just detrimental to your machine oil and hydraulic lubricant performance. They also lead to excess machinery wear and increased maintenance costs, while decreasing the working life of your oil-based coolants, hydraulic fluids, and lubrication. That means more frequent dumps and charges, increased waste disposal fees, and more downtime.
But water isn’t the only contaminant driving up costs and driving down quality. Fines and other solid particles, stray lubricant, and bacteria all alter industrial fluid viscosity and chemistry and deteriorate your industrial oils, hydraulic fluids, and other lubricants.
Counterintuitively, dumping and charging contaminated industrial oil rarely solves these problems. Assume you flush 90% of the fluid from your gearboxes, sumps, and reservoirs. The 10% left behind after flushing is often so contaminated that it immediately uses up most of the dispersant, anti-wear, anti-foam, and corrosion-inhibiting additives in your fresh lubrication oil.
Even if you ignore the cost of new oil (and lost productivity to dump and charge the system), simple fluid replacement rarely gets results. Oil-based lubricants are significantly cheaper to filter, purify, and recycle than to purchase every time they degrade. The best approach is fluid management that focuses on continuous oil purification: maintaining your oil with ongoing particle removal and contamination management, rather than “fixing” your fluid once it “gets bad.”
Trucent solutions bring together a variety approaches to filtration and purification: vacuum dehydrators, industrial magnetic separators, high-speed disc stack centrifugal separators, and more. Your custom purification solution will capture solid particles, water, and other tramp fluids, while posing no risk to your lubricants, oil, or coolant.
A comprehensive approach to oil filtration lengthens tool life, reduces waste, decreases downtime, and significantly increases your lubricants’ working life. But in order to get those benefits, your purification and filtration systems need to be designed to meet your specific challenges—not some generic filtration spec.
Trucent develops custom and turn-key filtration and purification systems. These can include permanent in-line and off-line industrial filtration systems, in-process installations, mobile in-plant skids, and mobile oil filtration services that travel to your site to separate out contaminants, filter, and purify your oil.
Our process-oriented approach to oil purification and reclamation is straightforward: First, we work with you to agree on a specification for your fluid’s particulate contaminants, water removal, viscosity, and additives (such as rust and oxidation inhibitors, anti-wear agents, extreme pressure additives, and more).
Next, we develop a strategy with you to segregate and collect different contaminated oil types on an ongoing basis, to prevent cross-contamination. Based on the standard life of your oils or continuous laboratory testing, we create a purification schedule. Our filtration and purification process allows us to maintain your industrial oils at your desired ISO cleanliness code and guarantees the lowest water content in the industry. We’ll also analyze your oil and return it to its original OEM state through an additization process. (This analysis is necessary, especially if heat and water cause oxidation of your oil.)
Finally, we issue a report that documents the results, before returning the oil to your system for reuse (upon your approval).
And we can go further. Trucent can install a team in your plant, to run and manage your oil filtration technology on a daily basis. Your in-house Trucent team will handle fluid purchases, then monitor and maintain those fluids at appropriate levels and concentrations. When fluids are spent, we recycle or dispose of them with minimal negative impact to your business and our world.
No one else offers this level of comprehensive oil purification service.
Every solution begins with a conversation. Contact us today to explore better ways to reclaim your industrial oils, lubricants, and process fluids. If you’re ready, we can schedule a no-obligation on-site consultation now. Our engineers will walk your entire process, sample oil at every stage, and begin the process of making your oil purification system as trouble-free as possible.
Trucent provides comprehensive solutions to any industrial oil purification, filtration, or reclamation challenge. We can help you maintain your existing equipment or design an entirely new contaminant removal solution. We can install one piece of equipment, a multi-stage purification system, or even a team that will manage all your filtration technology on a daily basis. The goals remain the same: Cleaner fluid, longer tool life, less downtown, and higher quality production.
The CentraSep S-126 centrifuge is built to handle whatever the glass industry can throw at it. Its filtering capabilities are unmatched and it will operate for years with very little maintenance or attention.
Fabricators using a CentraSep S-126 are seeing rapid returns on their investment (ROI) of as little as 3 – 18 months.
“Quick responses, personal service, and knowledgeable technicians are able to achieve desired results with little fuss or disruption of our process.”
Our team will come out for a free on-site consultation.
Every solution begins with a conversation.
With the largest fleet of separation technology, advanced engineering, and chemistry capability across a wide array of industries and experienced operations personnel throughout North America, you can count on us when you need us most.