Hydraulic filters are a crucial element of any system using hydraulic power and are designed to filter oils, water or other liquids, within a hydraulic installation application. Hydraulic systems have an increased risk of contamination due to wear of components, ingression from seals or low quality liquid. Proper filtration is necessary to keep the system clean and prevent the hydraulic installation from increased wearing.
There are several types of hydraulic filter available on the market and the filter element type very much depends on the location within the hydraulic system.
The most common filters are: