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S•O•S℠ Fluid Testing: Machine Sampling & Results

Below, you will see real-time examples of how to take a proper fluid sample as well as access to "how to" guides for how to properly take, label and understand the results of a fluid analysis.  

"How to" guides include:

  • Different methods for how to take a sample
  • A step-by-step process for each type of fluid
  • The proper way to label samples before they are analyzed
  • Information to help you understand the results

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Scheduled Oil Sampling S•O•S℠ for Your Cat® Equipment

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S•O•S Vacuum via Dipstick

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AskTheExpert - Customer's Role in the S•O•S Services Process

Scheduled Oil Sampling S•O•S℠ for Your Cat® Equipment
S•O•S Vacuum via Dipstick
Customer's Role in the S•O•S Services Process

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How to Read Your Results

Understanding your oil, coolant and fuel analysis reports is easy with the help of this handy guide. It walks you through the sections of your report and explains key numbers and terms.

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Understanding your Results