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1. (WO2018085875) DYNAMIC SAMPLING SYSTEM FOR MACHINE FLUIDS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/085875    International Application No.:    PCT/AU2016/051072
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 10 00:59:59 CET 2016
IPC: G01N 1/10
G01N 33/28
F01M 11/04
Applicants: KOMATSU AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
Inventors: HARDY, John
Title: DYNAMIC SAMPLING SYSTEM FOR MACHINE FLUIDS
Abstract:
A system for sampling fluid under pressure in a fluid line of a machine, comprising: a sampling valve assembly connected in the fluid line and configured to selectively withdraw a fluid sample from the fluid line when the machine is operating; a sample canister removably connected to the sampling valve assembly and configured to receive and hold the fluid sample for removal and analysis when the machine is stopped; a data collection module connected to the machine and configured to collect and store sample data relating to the machine and the fluid sample; and data storage associated with the sample canister and configured to receive and store the sample data from the data collection module.