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Glass or Cellulose Filter Media?

By Aaron Hoeg on Mon, Sep. 17, 2012

Glass or Cellulose: Which Hydraulic Filter Media is Best?

There are several distinct differences between glass and cellulose media. Media selection should be based on the required cleanliness and other unique needs of the system. Evaluate the Beta ratio (efficiency), dirt holding capacity, flow versus pressure drop characteristics, etc. A hydraulic filter supplier should be able to supply more detailed test information in addition to what is supplied in the literature.

Topics: hydraulic fluid ISO 16889 cellulose media filter elements filter comparison glass media

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