Intertek Expands Singapore Oil Condition Monitoring Laboratory with Advanced Robotics Automation

The robotic system improves analysis productivity and quality while allowing for faster reporting to clients.

SINGAPORE--Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, has expanded and enhanced its lubricant testing and oil condition monitoring services (OCM) in Singapore, with a new automated, robotic sampling handling system. The robotic system improves analysis productivity and quality while allowing for faster reporting to clients.

The Intertek lubricants testing facility is strategically located in Singapore, providing local and regional customers with accurate and reliable data. The newly installed automated robotic facilities have further enhanced this process. Heavy equipment manufacturers, aviation parts suppliers, and machinery suppliers to service providers such as theme park operators, among others, use Intertek to perform quality assessment of lubricant oils.

Routine testing of lubricant samples by Intertek can help to identify potential quality problems before they become serious. By making recommendations for preventive solutions, Intertek helps clients avoid costly breakdowns and repair costs.

Stacey Tylka, Managing Director for Intertek South East Asia, said, "Intertek is focused on quality and makes continuous improvements to process and workflow. Investment in automation technology further reduces human error and improves productivity; providing improved turnaround time to our valued customers."

The lubricants laboratory provides various analytical programs, including lubricant chemical analysis, failure analysis, gear lubricant testing, and oil condition testing. Lubricants consultancy is offered for diverse industries. Customised Oil and Equipment Condition Monitoring Programs are designed for Marine and Maritime operators to match their operating schedules.

Intertek offers a wide range of Oil Condition Monitoring solutions around the globe. In Asia Pacific, lubricant analytical expertise is also available in China, India and Pakistan.

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Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of markets around the world, including the lubricant, additive and petroleum industries. Intertek provides testing, inspection, certification and other technical services. Intertek people add value and sustainability to customers' products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace. Intertek supports customers through a network of over 1,000 laboratories and offices and 33,000 people in 100 countries.

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