Our Process

Fluid Analysis we offer a service customized to your need

Sample Return Method

Drop-Off at the Fluid Analysis Lab

Toromont Cat - Fluid Analysis Lab
548 Edgeley Blvd.
Concord, Ontario
L4K1B6

Overnight Drop-off box in front of the building

Our Fluid Analysis programs allow you to ship your samples

CANADA-POST PRE-PAID BOTTLES - Every sample bottle is labelled and pre-paid for shipment to the lab from anywhere in Canada. Simply drop your sample into any mail box.

PRE-PAID CANADA POST EXPEDITED ENVELOPES - Included in every 10 pack are labelled and pre-paid CANADA POST EXPEDITED mailing bags that can be used to quickly send up to 10 samples to our lab at a time. Again, simply drop the bag into any mailbox.

DROP OFF AT A NEARBY BRANCH – You can drop off your samples at any one of our 33 branch locations throughout Ontario, Manitoba, Newfoundland, Labrador and Nunavut and we’ll expedite them to our lab for you.

REPORT VIEWING

After your report has been created you have the choice of receiving results by:reports

  • E-mail
  • S.O.S.™ Services Web, our free of charge fleet management website
    • View sample reports online
    • Submit sample information online
    • Manage your reports and provide feedback by reporting

REPORT FORMAT

Our Fluid Analysis reports display all machine and customer information, recommendations and sampling history in a concise, easy to understand format.

SAMPLING OPTIONS

You can draw your fluid sample using la conventional vacuum pump, or a Toromont technician can install a sampling test port to any one of your machine's fluid compartments. When using a sampling test port you can easily draw fluid from your machine’s compartments using a probalizer tip included free in our 10-pack kits.

PROPER OIL SAMPLING

How to take a good oil sample. Learn about proper oil sampling techniques.

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USING OIL VALVE PROBE

This sampling method requires a Brass Probe (8T9208) and approximately 15 cm (6 in) of tubing. If you are sampling several compartments, begin with the cleaner systems-usually the hydraulic system, then the transmission or steering system, and finally the engine system...Learn More.


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USING VACUUM EXTRACTION

This sample method requires a Vacuum Pump (1U5718 or equivalent). Use this method for pressurized systems not equipped with sampling valves. Again, it is important to use a new piece of tubing after sampling engine oil because soot and oil additives may remain in the tubing and contaminate other samples...Learn More.

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THE TOROMONT ADVANTAGE

The Toromont Fluid Analysis Team doesn't just focus on the condition of your oil, we also focus on the condition of your equipment.

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SCHEDULED OIL SAMPLING (SOS) PROGRAM

We monitor your oil with methods developed by Caterpillar and designed to evaluate the condition of your machine components, not just the condition of your oil.

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COOLANT ANALYSIS PROGRAM

Cooling system problems contribute to more than 50% of all engine related failures. Diesel engines produce a tremendous amount of power and heat that must be dissipated to keep your engine running properly.

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OUR PROCESS

At Toromont Fluid Analysis we offer a service customized to your needs. Dealing with us is as easy as you'd like it to be.

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RESOURCES

Help yourself better understand your sample results. Click here for helpful resources.

Contact Information

Main Office:548 Edgeley Blvd.,
Concord, Ontario L4K 1B6
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