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Grease analysis, trending and condition monitoring from SGS increases the productivity and extends the life of your machinery.

SGS performs expert grease testing to ASTM and other industry test methods and protocols. SGS screens grease samples at our laboratory, and provides Grease Thief© pre-packed sample kits for easy, accurate and efficient onsite sampling. Grease Thief conforms to ASTM D7718 for grease sampling. The method for testing with grease thief for condition monitoring is based on ASTM D7918.

Grease testing and condition trending analysis includes:

  • Wear particle analysis
  • Oil and filler identification
  • Emission spectroscopy
  • RULER (Remaining Useful Life Evaluation Routine)
  • Additional tests, including grease properties analysis, compatibility testing and performance testing

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.

For more information on SGS grease sampling, testing and condition monitoring, please contact Linda Perry with SGS, at 800-645-5227 or