Lockheed Martin is going to commercial and military markets with an oil analysis device for high-value rotating machinery that it says is more efficient than current systems. The device shines a laser through an oil sample to detect particles as small as four microns that could be an indication of trouble to come. It was developed under a 1997 contract with the Naval Research Lab, according to Dave Filicky, business development manager at Lockheed Martin's Naval Electronics ...
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