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Fully synthetic filter materials for engine air filtration

  • Thilo Müller
  • Till Batt
  • Michael Heim
75 years of MANN+HUMMEL Filter Media
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Air filter elements with fleece media impress through their excellent volume-specific service life. Using them therefore offers great advantages over paper elements — particularly in relation to the further reduction in installation space. New options for material design and in manufacturing technology also hold out the prospect of a further positive development in filter performance.

The challenge of ever-decreasing installation space

Air intake systems are responsible for supplying combustion engines with clean air. The primary task of the air filter element is to clean the air taken in of dust and biological material. Decisive factors for the lifetime of filter elements include, on the one hand, the filter media used and, on the other, the available installation space. The more volume there is available, the greater the filter area that can be accommodated. The introduction of new safety- and function-relevant components in the engine compartment has lead however to intense...

Keywords

Dust Filter Medium Filter Element Installation Space Plastic Injection Molding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thilo Müller
    • 1
  • Till Batt
    • 1
  • Michael Heim
    • 1
  1. 1.MANN+HUMMEL GmbHLudwigsburgGermany

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