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If the compressor is the heart of a refrigeration/air-conditioning system, then the oil is its lifeblood. Just as physicians depend on laboratory analysis of blood samples, for specific ailments or routine physicals, technicians should obtain an oil analysis as part of a problem determination or a periodic check. This article will discuss various aspects of the sampling and analysis process and what can be learned from the results.


Citation: ASHRAE Journal, vol. 42, no. 2, February 2000