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Why is Oil Analysis important?

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  • Oil Analysis

Why is analysis so important?

Contamination can either come from external sources (ingestion) or are generated from within (ingression). New systems often have contaminants left behind from manufacturing and assembly. Unless they are filtered as they enter the circuit, both the original fluid and the make-up fluid are likely to...

Custom made filtration systems proving popular

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  • Production

In the run up to Christmas Filtertechnik are busy with our world- class filtration systems being in constant demand across the globe. All of our systems are designed and built here in the U.K, with our expert engineering team ready to ensure that customer requirements are always met.

Customised solutions...

Filtasorb2 continues to impress with new trials on transformer oil

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  • Transformer Oil
  • Filtasorb2
  • Case Study

Filtasorb2 worked wonders with a waste management company

With the recent success of using Filtasorb2 to remove water from diesel fuel and hydraulic oil, a study was carried out to understand how effective the media was for removing water from transformer oil and what level the water content could be...

Protect Your Pistons! Hippo proves a hit for overseas hydraulics

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  • Hippo
  • Case Study

Company We have been working with PT. Kelmer, a leading filtration service and supply company based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Providing cutting-edge contamination control systems, for both simple and more complex applications, they promote a total system cleanliness approach for a variety of industries.

About PT. Kelmer were working on behalf...

Filtasorb2 real life test results

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  • Filtasorb2

Outperforming the competition by a factor of 3!The Filtasorb2 filter cell was tested to determine its efficiency at removing water from diesel fuel. Testing did not cover the filters efficiency for particulate removal. The diesel fuel used was BS EN 590 #2 (2-D) automotive diesel fuel.

Fuel samples were...

What is Dirt-Holding Capacity and why is it so important?

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  • Filters

As you may know, over 85% of all hydraulic system failures are caused by contaminants in the fluid, either by the direct mechanical action between the contaminants and the system components, or by the contamination acting as a catalyst to accelerate oxidation of the fluid, prompting chemical breakdown.

Even...

Hydraulic Systems Cleaned On Time, Every Time

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  • Healthy Hydraulics
  • Construction Equipment
  • Case Study

Company Filtertechnik have been working closely with one of the world’s leading producers of construction equipment. With locations globally, this multinational corporation is known for its quality and manufactures a diverse range of construction, mining, military and industrial equipment.

About Their UK based plant produces a range of tracked...

Filtertechnik Deliver sky high savings

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  • Case Study

The aviation industry demands the cleanest possible oil which in turn requires heavy investment in maintaining and servicing the often highly stable synthetic fluid. In order to achieve this in an effective and economical way, oil filtration needs to take place regularly to ensure that the correct ISO cleanliness levels...

Injection Moulding & Filtration

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  • Polishing Hydraulic Oil
  • Injection Moulding Systems
  • Injection Moulding
  • Clean Oil
  • Case Study

FILTRATION & PLASTIC INJECTION MOULDING

Injection moulding is the process of injecting molten plastic at high pressure into a mould to form a given shape. Hydraulic pressure is at the heart of most injection moulding machines, regardless of the make. The hydraulic system provides the force behind pushing the product...

Filtasorb2 launched by Filtertechnik

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  • Water absorbent media
  • First For Fuels
  • Filtasorb2

Filtasorb2 launched by Filtertechnik

An innovative new British technology for the removal of water from oil and fuel

Filtertechnik, a leader in filtration technology and clean-up systems for fuel, biodiesel, oil, and process fluids, has launched Filtasorb2, its revolutionary new water absorbency media. Filtasorb2 is set to revolutionise the market...