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Eaton Filter Elements

Eaton’s hydraulic filtration product line features more than 4,000 high-quality filter elements with a high dirt-holding capacity to ensure consistent filter efficiency and long element life. These elements are available with various filter materials, different construction types and micron ratings to help protect critical system components.

Eaton’s wide range of filter elements provide trouble-free operation when filtering abrasive fluids, cooling lubricants or water-based fluids and are designed to achieve cleanliness class requirements. Eaton can perform fluid analysis on-site or in our lab to determine the best filter element for your hydraulic and lubrication system requirements.

Core features

Microglass (VG)

  • Deep filtration
  • Absolute Filtration
  • High particle holding capacity
  • Best micron rating at high Δp
  • Usable for mineral oils, emulsions and for most synthetic hydraulic fluids and lubrication oils
  • Various grades of filter fineness available (1 VG, 3 VG, 6 VG, 10 VG, 16 VG and 25 VG), other grades of filter fineness on request
  • Special filter design for lubrication applications available (10 API and 25 API) 

Paper (P)

  • Deep Filtration
  • Nominal Filtration
  • Constructed of paper and polyester fiber
  • High material stability and strength
  • Available in 10 μm

Stainless steel wire mesh (G)

  • Surface Filtration
  • Nominal Filtration
  • Provides high resistance filter elements (irrespective of the hydraulic fluid used)
  • Partially cleanable
  • Available in 25 μm, 40 μm and 80 μm, other micron ratings on request

In addition to proprietary tests developed by Eaton, filter elements are tested according to several ISO Standards:

  • ISO 2941 Verification of collapse/burst pressure rating
  • ISO 2942 Verification of fabrication integrity
  • ISO 2943 Verification of material compatibility with fluids
  • ISO 3723 Method for end load test
  • ISO 3724 Determination of resistance to flow fatigue using particulate contaminant
  • ISO 3968 Evaluation of pressure drop versus flow characteristics
  • ISO 16889 Multi-pass method for evaluating filtration performance

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