Water contamination can affect machines in a variety of ways, including leading to a chemical breakdown of the oil or lubricant. This is known as hydrolysis. In this video, Noria’s Wes Cash explains the effects hydrolysis can have on your oil as well as how to determine if your lubricant is prone to hydrolyze.

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