Fluids such as oil, coolant and diesel fuel are the lifeblood of your heavy equipment. Weak, neglected or contaminated fluids can negatively impact the performance of your machines and possibly cause significant damage to the engine and other vital components. As an authorized Cat dealer in Central and Southern California, Quinn Company can offer the Scheduled Oil Sample (S∙O∙S) fluid analysis service from Caterpillar that will enable you to maintain the health of your equipment — and experience a healthier bottom line.
Keep your fleet at full power. Our S∙O∙S program will provide you a clear picture of what’s happening inside your equipment, helping catch problems before they turn into a complete disaster. Quinn’s S∙O∙S Fluid Analysis Lab is one of the most useful and important maintenance support programs available to you and your company. We offer comprehensive analysis at our Fresno laboratory. Our laboratory technicians test several factors to gain a detailed picture of the health of your engine, transmission, powertrain and other wearable components.
Your S∙O∙S fluid analysis results and recommendations are then available online.
Our S∙O∙S fluid analysis services in California can help to identify and correct various problems with the machine’s coolant, diesel fuel or oil:
We’ve made S∙O∙S fluid analysis as hassle-free as possible. All you have to do is collect the samples and send them to our lab, and our team of in-house experts will do the rest. As far as taking the sample, you can implement one of two methods: using an oil valve probe or via vacuum extraction when the machine’s engine is running at its normal operating temperature. Place the sample in a carefully labeled bottle before shipping it to our lab.
The many benefits of our S∙O∙S fluid analysis program include:
Routine oil sampling is recommended regularly and can depend on the application, hours, use, etc. Quinn Company can recommend a sampling schedule that works for your equipment. Sampling services include:
Wear Metal Analysis
Oil Condition Analysis
Oil Cleanliness Analysis
Gas Chromatography (GC) Analysis (Diesel Fuel %)
Glycol Concentration Percentage
Oil or Fuel Contamination
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Quinn’s S∙O∙S laboratory can provide sampling for both Cat & non‐Cat equipment for companies in a variety of industries including:
By enrolling in the S∙O∙S fluid analysis program, you can observe a trend of data over time, allowing you to compare sample history and more easily identify deviations from the normal trend. This adds value to the data interpretation process with more meaningful recommendations and recommended actions. Protect the performance of your equipment with S∙O∙S services from Quinn Company.
We’ll be happy to elaborate on our fluid analysis services and discuss your company’s needs in further detail. For more S∙O∙S information, contact our lab at (559) 891‐5496 or firstname.lastname@example.org.