When choosing a filter and the type of filter media, it is important to understand the differences between the media and the implications of that choice. This understanding is extremely critical when trying to maintain filtration efficiency and achieve the desired ISO targets. At Hydrafil, we understand these goals and, as a result, over 75% of our hydraulic filters are manufactured using Microglass media.
Microglass is an inorganic fiber that when used to build hydraulic filters, produces an element that is capable of capturing and retaining up to 400 times the amount of contamination and particulate of traditional filter elements. The uniform characteristics of the inorganic fibers found in Microglass is what enables the dramatic increase in filtration efficiency.
Additionally, the lifespan of a Microglass filter is almost five times that of traditional filter elements. As a result, customers that rely on Hydrafil for their hydraulic filtration, and have applications that are suitable for Microglass, experience, on average, a 17.8% reduction in the direct costs associated with filters.