Accession Number : ADP010215

Title :   Monitoring Fluid System Debris Via Diagnostic Filters

Corporate Author : PALL CORP PORT WASHINGTON NY

Personal Author(s) : Madhavan, Puliyur

PDF Url : ADP010215

Report Date : APR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The utility of the filter element as a diagnostic tool to augment existing diagnostic techniques for monitoring fluid system debris is discussed. Two specific ways of utilizing the filter element for the above purpose are presented: 1) The incorporation of a removable(pull-out) diagnostic layer of porous medium, in conjunction with the regular filter element medium pack, allowing for on-site inspection of the collected debris and hence, delineation of 'abnormal' fluid system component wear and/or impending component failure. The above can assist operators in preventive maintenance and

Descriptors :   *SYMPOSIA, *LUBRICATION, PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE, DEBRIS, MONITORING, WEAR, INSPECTION, ONLINE SYSTEMS, FLUID FILTERS.

Subject Categories : Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids
      Machinery and Tools
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE