Four Types of Oil Flushes and When to Use Them

This article breaks down oil flushing into four distinct categories and includes when each action is appropriate

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Article originally published on Noria.com

There are many ways to define what constitutes an oil flush. Whether you are discussing oil flushing with contractors, equipment manufacturers or maintenance personnel, it is important to use the same terminology to prevent confusion. This article breaks down oil flushing into four distinct categories and includes when each action is appropriate.

The four types of oil flushes include:

  • Circulation filtration
  • Rinse/purge
  • System flush
  • High-velocity oil flush

(read more about each type of oil flush and when it's appropriate...)

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