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Filtration of liquids and gasses

Effects of solids contamination

Filtration is the removal of solids from liquids or gasses by flowing the contaminated liquid through a filter media or with the help of centrifugal forces that will retain the solids and allow only clean product to pass.

There are several reasons to remove solids from liquids and gasses:

The experience of designers and users of hydraulic and lube oil systems has verified the following fact; over 75% of all system failures are a direct result of contamination.