Spectro Q5800

Expeditionary fluid analysis system

The Spectro Q5800 is a rugged, portable expeditionary fluid analysis system that gives operators in the field the ability to perform comprehensive, mobile lubricant sampling. The battery-powered device enables complete lubricant assessment for condition monitoring and rapid results that permit informed maintenance decisions.
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The Q5800 is a multi-purpose, portable measurement tool combining abnormal wear metals analysis, particle counting, viscosity and IR spectroscopy into a compact, field-based system. The battery-powered device is an ideal tool for maintainers of mobile, high cost equipment who need a complete lubricant assessment for condition monitoring and immediate results for condition-based decisions. Its rugged design accommodates a variety of environments requiring transport in the field.
Q5800 Modules
The Q5800 is comprised of the following four major modules and the associated technology. 
FluidScan® Q1000 
infrared spectrometer 
with flip top cell 
design; tests for TAN/
TBN, water content, 
soot, oxidation, new 
fluid validation
SpectroVisc Q3000 
Series kinematic 
viscometer @40°C 
(cSt); solvent-free; low 
sample volume
Filtration Particle 
Quantifier (FPQ); 
solvent-free particle 
counting > 4 µm/ml; 
handles the dirtiest 
and wettest samples; 
filter patch for 
evaluation of debris
Wear metals and 
sand/dirt analysis 
for abnormal wear 
and contamination 
ingress using X-ray 
Fluorescence (XRF) 

  • Rugged design for on-site, field-based use
  • Immediate results for faster decision making
  • Tests all types of lubricating fluids and asset compartments
  • Accurately detects potential failures before they happen
  • Easy to transport; includes a backpack for device and accessories
  • Integrated software for comprehensive fluid analysis
  • Touch screen interface; battery operated with Bluetooth and WIFI

This product is compliant with the following test methods:

  • Integrated