What to expect from an EPT Clean Oil Flushing Service

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EPT Clean Oil is an industry-leading integrated lubricant maintenance solution company. We combine best in class proprietary filtration technology with laboratory and flushing services to offer customized flushing programs.

Flushing Procedure

Our flushing procedure puts safety and hazard assessment first. Our project management ensures that construction and commissioning supervisors receive daily communication and documentation to track project status and progress.

  1. Pre-job meeting
  2. Formal hazard assessment
  3. Safety indoctrination
  4. Daily safety meetings, project status and reporting
  5. Field level hazard assessment
  6. On-site testing results from professional chemist
  7. Compliance reports
  8. Final report

Flushing Process

Our approach is customized according to customer needs with flow rates of up to 600 gal/min. Our flushing process adheres to the ASTM D6439-11 standards as outlined below. We incorporate additional industry best practices and proprietary procedures based on our extensive experience in flushing to ensure successful results.

  1. Selection of flushing fluid – For new turbine lubricant systems, the need for a separate flushing fluid is not always necessary. Depending on the flushing specifications, the operating fluid rather than a flushing or chemical agent can be used as the flushing fluid.
  2. Preparation of system for flushing – Our pre-cleaning of flushing equipment ensures that flushing fluids exceed OEM fluid specifications before the process begins.
  3. Charging flushing fluid to reservoir – Fluid is purified, dehydrated and qualified extensively throughout this process.
  4. Flushing operation – Flushing occurs with optimal flow rates, thermal processing, vibration and dehydration with real-time oil analysis qualifying the cleanliness of the flushing loop.
  5. Draining of fluid used for flushing – When operating fluid is used for flushing, it can be analyzed and qualified fit for service, contained, and repurposed as system fill, make up oil or flushing oil.
  6. Displacement fluid – Disposal of all waste products is administered in accordance with environmental regulations.