ISO HYDRAULIC FLUID POWER – FILTERS – MULTI-PASS METHOD FOR EVALUATINGFILTRATION PERFORMANCE OF A FILTER ELEMENT. Introduction. The obsolescence of AC Fine test dust (ACFTD) has led to the adoption of a new test dust, ISO Medium Test. Dust (ISO MTD), and the impending. ISO Multi-Pass Test. The multi-pass test is a means of determining a filter’s performance; it measures the ability of the filter to remove particles of test dust.
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The Beta ratio is defined as: Users of filters have historically liked the simplicity of a single point rating the size where a specified Beta ratio is attained.
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Most manufacturers published ratings at other sizes but there was no consistency. The group also stipulated that detailing comprehensive performance data was necessary so users can make informed selections.
The more critical the system, the stronger the filter element and the more frequent the monitoring required. The Best Gets Better: It also enables the user to discriminate between elements that achieve the desired control and those that do not. More detailed information from the test has to be published than previously required. The current data requirement is a substantial improvement. The slope of the curve effectively defines the pore size distribution PSD of the filtration medium; the wider the PSD the less able the filter is to control those critically sized damaging particles.
It has to protect the components from the damaging, critical clearance-sized particles particles that can penetrate and interfere with the working clearances of components. Therefore, the highest Beta ratio that can be reliably measured should be selected. The changes in the ISO multi-pass test method and associated standards provide greater precision in measurement.
It is able to control the critically sized particles better than Element B. The data that can be made available is as follows:.
Consequently, the number of different Beta ratings used has proliferated. What value is most appropriate? However, the multi-pass test is carried out in a laboratory under steady-state conditions and does not represent strenuous operational conditions.
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It is only when the ratings at higher Beta ratings are considered that the differences in performance are clearly seen. While primarily developed for fluid power, the new standards are equally applicable to the lubricating oil sector.
However because of particle count statistics in the multi-pass test, the absolute rating cannot be measured with any degree of confidence.
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Therefore, the desired level of control will not be achieved. A filter must control the levels of all contaminant particles at and above the size critical to its operating system. It is a preselection requirement that provides the user and specifier of filter standards with more consistent information.
Additionally, the user can have greater assurance and confidence in the data, and designers or specialists can make a more informed judgment in the selection of 16898 most appropriate filter for his system.
This demands care in the selection of the most appropriate filter for the system. The effectiveness of the hydraulic filter to control clearance-sized particles is essential if the desired level of reliability is to be realized in the hydraulic system concerned.
This is will focus on the impact the new standards have on selecting candidate filters based on performance criteria. Users were often confused when comparing performance data of seemingly identical filters. This is essential to achieve the required system reliability ios life.
This will be through the larger pores in the medium and any holes created by poor manufacturing techniques. The need to remove particles consistently across a wide size range was recognized by the ISO Working Group responsible for updating the multi-pass filter test.
To appreciate the importance of the filter in the management of the system, consider the primary function of the filter: The filter should control the fluid cleanliness to a level that is equal to the performance, life and reliability of the system required by the user.
If the filter fails to provide the necessary control of damaging-sized particles, then their presence in the system will lead to a substantial increase in the number of particles generated within the system through a chain reaction of wear.
Clarifying the New ISO Contamination Filtration Standards
This gives a series of Beta ratios for the filter as opposed to a percentage efficiency. Toggle navigation Toggle search. Strategies to Protect Grease Fittings from Contaminants. This makes the capture of these particles, by the filter, essential to sustain the good health of the system. When the contaminated hydraulic fluid passes through the filtration medium, it takes the line of least resistance.
The Role of the Filter To appreciate the importance of the filter in the management of the system, consider the primary function of the filter: Particles entering component working clearances will become work hardened and produce more wear particles. It 168899 allow fluid to pass through at the given flow with the minimum pressure drop DP to isk stress and energy losses.
Figure 2 shows the advantages of this approach. About the Author Mike Jso. The data that can be made available is as follows: Current Issue Archive Advertise.
Now, users can quickly see how the filter performs over a specified range of particle sizes and can compare the performance of candidate elements. In the s and s, a compromise was reached between what is desirable and what can be consistently achieved for the range of filters assessed by this test. The Beta ratio is defined as:. These standards have been developed to increase the precision in the measurement of contamination and filtration performance, and to extend the amount of information from the tests.