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SOS Fluid Analysis



S•O•S Fluid Analysis

Experience the difference you will find with Quinn's S•O•S (Scheduled Oil Sampling) Fluids Analysis Laboratory.

  • Caterpillar certified to ensure quality results
  • 24-hour turnaround time on all samples
  • Results are promptly mailed, faxed, emailed, or available through the internet
  • Concise recommendations to help in your equipment management decisions

Oil Analysis

Count on Quinn S•O•S Services to provide accurate sample interpretations, based on Caterpillar's testing protocol for oil analysis.

  • Wear metal concentrations monitored for component wear and contaminant levels
  • Oil additive packages evaluated for depletion
  • Particle counts identify system contaminants
  • Check for entry of fuel, water, glycol and dirt
  • Minor problems detected before they become catastrophic failures

Coolant Analysis

Monitor the condition of your cooling systems to help prevent heat-related breakdowns.

  • Check total dissolved solids concentrations, glycol and Supplemental Coolant Additives (SCA) levels
  • Measure coolant levels
  • Monitor foaming characteristics
  • Note unusual odors

Fuel Analysis

Determine the condition of your diesel fuel to help maintain your equipment's performance and productivity.

  • Check for water, dirt and bacterial contaminants
  • Determine flash point and API gravity
  • Wear metal and oil additive analysis identifies the presence of engine oil in the fuel system

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Safety Tools & Resources

Are you looking for safety materials for your business? SAFETY.CAT.COM is a web site offering customers working around heavy equipment safety information such as checklists, toolbox talk materials and literature. The site was launched as part of Caterpillar's ongoing commitment to helping customers avoid injury.