Orono Spectral Solutions (OSS) announces its ASTM D7575 internationally approved oil and grease in water testing method using patented ClearShot technology, to quickly, safely and accurately measure total level. This Green-Chemistry-Based method is safe, rapid and accurate so that it can be used to measure various points within a process and frequently measure effluent oil and grease levels. In addition, it can enable identification of the source of the problem. This test method has the sensitivity to identify specific oils that are creating potential environmental fines or negatively impacting the quality and performance of your process or products. No more need for purchasing, using and then disposing of toxic solvents and other chemicals, for long, complex and time-consuming processes that take several hours to perform and for outsourcing oil and grease in water testing.

Total Oil and Grease Measurement

Measuring oil and grease in water systems just got a whole lot easier, faster, safer and less costly. Follow the simple, safe and rapid steps of ASTM D7575 to determine the total quantity of oil and grease in your system or sample. Small sample volumes allow users to perform replicate analyses from standard 1-liter samples to ensure accurate and reproducible results. Simply use a 10ml syringe to collect your homogenized sample and then push it through the ClearShotTM extractor. The extractor is then dried and placed into an FTIR unit that, within a few seconds, provides the precise level of oil and grease present in your sample. Processing a batch of samples, including sample homogenization (if required) and preparation time, can take less than an hour.

Watch the video below to see how simple, safe and easy the test method is to perform.

Identifying the Source of the Problem

OSS can work with your team to identify the oil products throughout your process. Create fingerprints of each product and their use location so that you can quickly identify the source of the problem and take immediate action. Knowing the source can then allow you to prevent poor process performance, substandard product quality, and environmental exceedance.

Contact OSS

OSS will work with you and your team to develop a solution for your specific needs. For more information about the technology and your specific application(s), call us at (866) 277-7845 or click here: OSS website: www.ossmaine.com.

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