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What is a Micron Rating? Learn More

When looking at our hydraulic filter technical specifications you may notice each part has a Micron Rating (µ), but what is this…

What is a Beta Rating? Learn More ⮞

The most important property of a filter is its efficiency, the Micron Rating is negligible whether you have a 3µ filter or a 100µ filter it does not matter unless your filter is removing the particulates from the filtration medium, this is why the Beta rating, β, is important…

Why are Bypasses Necessary? Learn More ⮞

When an element is installed in a hydraulic system the media become blocked over time due to the removing of particulates from the medium that is being filtered. Eventually this can lead to an increase in the pressure drop across the filter and if the media becomes too blocked…

What is an Alternative Filter? Learn More ⮞

At FilterFinder we supply what are known as alternative or equivalent filter elements, but what is an alternative element…