Fingerprinting Hydrocarbons to Reduce Business Risk

The OSS oil in water method can not only determine the oil concentration but can automatically identify the oils in the sample, providing enhanced industrial safety and efficiency with patented ClearShot™ extractor technology. Read how one organization demonstrated this unique capability to save money and reduce risk by identifying oil in cooling water.

Safely and Cost-Effectively Measure TPH in Water

OSS introduces a breakthrough method to measure Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) in water, with significant advancements over traditional methods. Used in conjunction with the OSS TOG test method, the new method provides the user with a complete system to cost effectively, safely, rapidly and accurately measure oil in water with the added benefit of oil identification.

Quickly Measure Volatile and Non-Volatile Components

Orono Spectral Solutions (OSS) has developed an innovative method that can quickly, accurately, and safely measure both volatile and non-volatile components of oil in water systems. Based on the ASTM D7575 method, the process involves capturing the oil in water using only one patented ClearShotTM extractor to measure both components.

Hear What Our Customers Have to Say About OSS

OSS is a company that is leading change in the area of oil analysis technologies.  Their technology is more reliable, has less use of hazardous chemicals and is easy to use. It has been a pleasure collaborating with them.

Ontario Power Generation (OPG)
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OSS Technology applied across global markets and applications.
  • Oil and Grease in Water
  • Anhydrous Ammonia
  • Urea
  • Oil in Soil
  • DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid)
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Beverages & Food Production
  • Electronics
  • Industrial Processes
  • Oil & Gas exploration
  • Oil & Gas processing
  • Oil in Air
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Measuring Oil & Grease in Water

With OSS ClearShot™ Technology, measure total oil and grease content in water. Independently validated as ASTM D7575, this technology will provide answers quickly and cost-effectively. In addition, develop specific oil fingerprint catalogues that can be used to quickly determine the source of oil contamination or leaks


Ammonia & Related Products

OSS ClearShot™ Technology enables you to implement more frequent product testing to ensure high product quality, monitor process performance and improve customer satisfaction to meet their specification.   Eliminate the need for use of dangerous solvents with this safer, faster and more accurate test method.


Testing in Other Industries

OSS ClearShot™ Technology has applications in a wide range of global industries. Measure oil in clean air systems, protect diesel engine components, ensure systems are free of contamination, and use ClearShot extractors to develop new products. Work with us at OSS to develop a solution for your unique situation.

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Identify Unknown Materials

OSS ClearSampler™ Technology safely and quickly collects even the smallest of unknown samples from any surface, wet or dry and positions them to the exact location for testing. Measure anything from industrial materials or illegal drugs to chemical and biological agents. Remove all doubt quickly, safely and effectively.

About Us

Orono Spectral Solutions offers unique, patented product sampling technology that can be used in a wide range of applications globally.  Located in Bangor, Maine, OSS is a high-tech company that is advancing and commercializing chemical content and unknown product identification.  Leading edge technology platforms form the basis for products and services offered by the company.

ClearShot solid state sampling extractors are used to measure oil and grease in a wide range of fluids from water, ammonia, and air.  The technology is adaptable to more challenging applications and can be used for quality control, product assurance and customer questions.

ClearSampler discs enable the safe and rapid gathering of unknown materials for identification.  Sample from any surface; rough/smooth, wet/dry, hard/soft, and ensure that the sample is in the proper place for the testing unit to detect.

Call us to learn more about what OSS can do for you.