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Oil Checker


Highside Chemicals introduces the newest chemical tool for easily identifying refrigeration and air conditioning lubricants in just seconds! In two quick steps, you can identify:

  • Mineral Oil
  • Alkylbenzene
  • Polyol Ester

Oil Checker® saves time and money by eliminating the need for refractometer or expensive laboratory test

Oil Checker® avoids the costly mistake of mixing POE and mineral refrigerant oils

Oil Checker® is easy to use ... get results within seconds

Oil Checker® should be used to check the type of oil in a system before adding additional oil

Oil Checker® can be used with all types of refrigeration oils

Instructions

  1. Remove the White Cap from Vial #1.
  2. Partially fill Vial #1 (White Cap) with equal amount of Test Oil. (5cc or approximately 180 drops) to 1/4 inch below Vial Neck.
  3. Replace White Cap and Tighten Securely.
  4. Shake contents for 2 to 5 seconds. If solution is clear the test oil is Polyol Ester. GO NO FURTHER. The test is complete.
  5. If solution is cloudy in Vial #1 (White Cap), remove the cap (Black Cap) from Vial 2.
  6. Partially fill Vial (Black Cap) with equal amount of test oil (5cc or approximately 180 drops) to 1/4 inch below Vial neck.
  7. Replace Black Cap and Tighten Securely.
  8. Shake contents for 2 to 5 seconds. If the solution is clear the test oil is Alkylbenzene. If the solution is cloudy, the test oil is Mineral Oil.

Vial #1 (White Cap)

Test CLEAR = Polyol Ester

Test CLOUDY = Mineral Oil or Alkylbenzene


Vial #2 (Black Cap)

Test CLEAR = Alkylbenzene

Test CLOUDY = Mineral Oil


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