Oil Conditioning

  • Challenges faced Energyst needed to reduce maintenance costs and simplify service procedures. Reducing oil changes was identified as a primary goal. Reliability and uptime had to be maintained because the gensets provide primary power to Gibraltar. Any solution had to fit within the tight space constraints of the Gibraltar…

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  • IPU were contacted by Viridor as the off-site oil condition analysis provided by Spectro Laboratories was too slow to prevent engine failures caused by sudden problems. They needed a real-time analysis and alert system. Challenges faced Once a problem had been detected Viridor needed an automatic system to shut down the…

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    IPU Case Study - Viridor - oil condition monitoring
  • IPU were contacted for oil conditioning technology as Houchin wanted to reduce their customers’ costs. They wanted to do this by extending the time between oil change services. Challenges faced Houchin Aerospace’s Ground Power Units (GPUs) required oil changes every 500 hours to preserve their reliability. Houchin wanted…

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    IPU Case Study - Houchin Aerospace - oil costs
  • IPU were contacted as the oil in the Humber Viking’s generator was being badly diluted by fuel. Challenges faced Heavy contamination meant oil needed to be changed every 250 hours, leading to excessive oil use and maintenance costs exceeding £15,000 per annum. The oil dilution increased engine wear and threatened generator…

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    IPU Case Study - DFDS Seaways - oil dilution
  • Challenges faced Arriva buses looked at reducing oil costs and consumption in their fleet of passenger buses. Four oil changes a year took the vehicles out of service too often and increased oil costs. Even though mass transport is intrinsically more environmentally-friendly than personal vehicles, Arriva was also keen to…

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    IPU Case Study - Arriva buses - reducing oil costs
  • IPU were brought in by TDL as they needed to address customer concerns about maintenance costs. Challenges faced TDL’s servicing was required every 250 or 500 hours to replace engine oil. TDL also needed a unique and beneficial feature to distinguish its Terex trucks from vehicles from other manufacturers. Solutions…

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    OilAlert for OEMs - maintenance costs
  • Engine repair bills were high due to repeated engine camshaft failure.

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  • The objective of the project between the distribution company and IPU Group was to help save both money and equipment downtime in terms of Repair and Maintenance contracts.

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