… something that IntelliStick did two years ago. This American car maker may be in trouble, but GM does have at least one thing right. As part of their corporate responsibility “environmental commitment” GM posted this story on their web site about how 3,000 miles isn’t always the best time to change your oil. GM […]
Posts Tagged ‘oil condition’
Early warning of water intrusion can save engines.
IntelliStick has been hard at work on the next generation oil condition monitor – the IntelliStickTS – and we’re looking for some innovators who would like to take part in the testing process. IntelliStick Threaded Sensor The IntelliStickTS includes an RS232 communication package so oil condition can be monitored at remote sites. (Other […]
As promised, here is some additional oil condition/oil change interval information on the PT Cruiser discussed in August 6th’s posting. This chart displays the same information, but the curves are shown in a side-by-side comparison instead of the cumulative curve on the previous chart. What you see is that the oil additives depleted at approximately 450 miles for both […]
One of the key factors in determining the condition of oil is the amount of additives, or lack thereof. As defined by NORIA, additives are a chemical substance added to a petroleum product to impart or improve certain properties. Common additives include antifoam agents, anti-wear additives, corrosion and rust inhibitors, detergents, and oxidation inhibitors, among others. The oil condition curve pictured above is from […]
Welcome to the IntelliStick blog. The purpose of this blog is to provide members with a discussion area and learning environment to separate fact from fiction when it comes to oil condition. IntelliStick experts are available to answer you questions and discuss results of real-world case studies. We also want to foster a discussion of new oil technologies […]