Purchase & Financial Purposes Survey

Phase-Out of Charter Fleet Survey

Osmosis Evaluation

Oil Sample Analysis

Damage Survey

Canadian and British Tonnage Measurement

Condition and Evaluation for Insurance

Small Commercial Vessels MCA Codes
 Stability testing

Stolen Boats


Oil Sample Analysis

Engine and gear box condition can be evaluated by oil sample analysis. We send samples by courier to MOTORCHECK in Florida, and receive a report by fax in about four working days.

The analysis is based on emission and infrared spectroscopy.

The tests include 6 wear elements and 3 contamination metals.

The analysis is based on the hours of the engine and the hours on the oil since the last change.

       *Aluminium shows wear on pistons, bearings,
       housings bushings etc.

       *Chromium shows wear on compression rings,
       liners, bearings.

       *Copper shows wear on bearings, bushings,
       thrust washers, oil coolers, clutches

       *Iron shows wear on crankshaft, valves,
       cylinders, gears, liners, bearings.

       *Tin shows wear on pistons, bearings and bushings.

       *Silicon shows the presence of contamination
       by dirt or gasket material.

       *Potassium shows a coolant problem.

       *Sodium shows a coolant problem. Water shows
       a coolant problem or could be condensate.

       *Glycol shows a coolant problem.

       *Fuel dilution shows injector problems or internal
       diesel leakage.

       *Soot indicates incorrect air mixture.

In addition the report includes an analysis of the figures and indicates likely problem areas. The cost for this service is $60.00 per sample which does not includes the courier expenses.


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