Often overlooked by plant personnel, a microscope is a simple tool that can help you understand what is happening inside your machine. In this video, Noria expert Wes Cash explains how even an inexpensive microscope will enable you to analyze the shape of wear debris and diagnose machine health. Discover how to identify the different types of wear patterns and determine how pronounced the wear inside your equipment is.

Take the next step. Learn the most common wear modes and how to evaluate the severity of a wear problem by attending Noria’s Oil Analysis training courses.