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Oil-ID

  • The Rectorseal Oil-ID kit quickly and easily identifies the type of refrigeration oil used in a HVAC-R systems.
  • It is inexpensive and will tell you within seconds if the oil being used is a Polyol-Ester (POE) oil or not.


Product Code – S110010


Oil-I.D.™ is a field test kit that quickly and easily identifies the type of refrigeration oil used in air conditioning and refrigeration systems. This inexpensive product will tell you within seconds if the oil being used is a Polyolester (POE) oil or not.

  1. Pour the refrigerant oil to be tested into the glass bottle containing Oil I.D.™
  2. With the glass bottle capped, invert the bottle 10 times.
  3. Look for gelling to appear.
  4. If the oil is POE, gelling will appear within 30 seconds.
  5. If the oil is a mineral oil or an alkylbenzene, no gelling will appear.

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