OPEBAK | AC/R Acid Detection Kit

Optima® eBOOST™ Acid Test Kit

SKU: OPEBAK Category:
General Details

eBOOST™ AC/R Acid Detection Kit is a fast, easy and reliable way to determine the relative pH of any lubricant used in air-conditioning or refrigeration compressors.

Kit Contents :

  • 4 Vials (blue liquid) Lubricant pH Detect
  • 4 Pipettes
  • 1 Plastic Carrying Case

How it Works:
eBOOST™ AC/R Acid Detection Kit consists of different chemical elements that change color in the presence of acid, thereby identifying the nominal pH level of refrigeration lubricants.

Additional Benefits:

  • Ideal for facilitating regular, preventative maintenance
  • Accurate results in seconds
  • Works with all lubricants (mineral oil, ABZ, PAG, POE, PAO)
  • Biodegradable,non-flammable,non-hazardous non-toxic
  • Enough for 4 tests
  • Packaged in sealed trilingual (English, French and Spanish) clamshell with hang tab, color insert card and instructions
ItemSizeCase Qt
OPEBAKEnough for 4 tests19/per
Instructions for Use

To Test pH Level Of A POE (Polyolester Oil)

  1. Remove cap from ONE vial of BLUE Liquid [Fig A].
  2. Extract 2 ml of POE lubricant from system with PIPETTE [Fig B].
  3. Squeeze 2 ml of POE lubricant into the opened vial [Fig A].
  4. Replace cap tightly on vial, then shake vigorously for 3 seconds.


To Test pH Level Of All Other Compressor Lubricants

Follow instructions 1-5 above (but extract and test 4ml of lubricant -instead of 2 ml).


Determine pH Of Lubricant
If Combined Lubricant + Blue Liquid is :

PURPLE or BLUE  = No significant acid
GREEN = Moderate Acid
YELLOW = High Acid Content


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