Figure 12-30.--Hydraulic manifold assembly.
if the filter element becomes loaded with foreign
filter elements are usually designed to be cleaned and
reused. However, some metallic filters are considered
noncleanable and are normally discarded.
BOWL.--The bowl is the housing that holds the
Noncleanable filter elements rated at 5-microns
element to the filter head, and it is removed when
(absolute) represent the current state of the art in
element replacement is required.
hydraulic filtration. Elements of this type afford
FILTER ELEMENT.--The filter element may
significantly improved filtration and have greater
be of the 5-micron noncleanable, woven mesh,
dirt-holding capacities than other types of elements of
micronic, porous metal, or magnetic type. The
the same physical size. They are particularly effective
micronic and 5-micron noncleanable elements have
in controlling particles in the 1- to 10-micron size
nonmetallic filter media, and are discarded when
range, which are normally passed by other types of
removed. Porous metal, woven mesh, and magnetic
elements, and they are capable of maintaining a