Oil can have high particle count stemming from some common causes. One of which is new oil, which is erroneously considered to be clean. Ventilation involves the air moving into the system, which presents the possibility of particle buildup. The equipment being used itself may also have debris.
Finally, there’s the filtration system which may have flaws or become dirty from operation. Of course these problems assess the route cause of particles. Addressing the issue directly prevents the problem, while removing problems only addresses a system; it’s also a must cheaper, efficient method. It should also be remembered that there can be other issues that cause particles, and particularly for new oil, the particle count is not a constant value.
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What to Do When Your Oil Has High Particle Counts