Power, Pumps, and Motors – Filter Cart & Panel Unit

Overview:

Selecting a pump/motor combination should be based on fluid viscosity, power source, and reservoir size. Due to the damage caused by cross contamination we recommend that you use a different system for each type of oil. Using one filtration unit for similar oils (hydraulic, gear, etc.) is second best and should include a filter change-out for each oil type used.

Fluid Viscosity:

Click here to view a Flow Curve Comparison of the Filter Cart and Panel Unit for flow rate performance at various viscosities.

Power Source:

If electric power is readily available the following should be considered:

Our standard motors are 115/230 VAC, single phase, 60 Hz. Please see the section “Electric Motors” below for specifics and other options.

Air motors were selected to allow end-users who have easy access to clean, compressed air, but not electric power, the option of using a filter cart or panel unit. Please see the section “Air Motors” below for specifics. Air motors also are ideal for environments needing intrinsically safe systems.

Reservoir Size:

The amount of time it takes to filter or transfer an oil should be considered when selecting a pump. When filtering the fluid inside a reservoir allow enough time for the fluid to circulate seven times.

Example 1: A 100 GAL reservoir will take 140 minutes to adequately filter at 5 GPM (100 GAL X 7, divided by 5 GPM).

Electric Motors

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Specifications:

Air Motors

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Specifications:

  • Air Supply Pressure Needed: 30 to 100 psi (2.07 to 7 bar)
  • Max speed: 3000 rpm
  • Decibel Rating: 87db at 100psi/3000rpms
  • 1.7hp Motor:
    • Air Consumption: 70cfm (35 L/S) at max pressure and rpm
    • Output: 1.7hp (1.1kW) at 3000rpms and 100 psi (7 bar)