Identification of Fluid TypePlants that use a range of fluids (different oil weights, mineral spirits, etc.) can utilize a color coding system to ensure that each reservoir is replenished with the appropriate fluid.
Highlight a Monitored PointFluid levels need monitoring, but can be easily overlooked as just another part of a much larger and complex piece of machinery. A colored reservoir can stand out from the surrounding components and draw the attention of operators and maintenance individuals.
Frequency of Maintenance ChecksFluids may be consumed at different rates and may require more or less frequent inspection. Color coding a reservoir can serve as a simple method for prioritizing or scheduling inspections.
Branding/EstheticsColored reservoirs can be coordinated with colors on the original equipment, accentuate the equipment’s brand, or complement the factory’s logo and color scheme.NOTE: This reservoir is not for use with isopropyl alcohol. Polycarbonate reservoirs or reservoirs with aluminum endplates and Viton seals are recommended for use with isopropyl alcohol.